The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported that as of August 15, 2021, four more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 578.
The patients were admitted with COVID-19 like symptoms but died while receiving care at medical institutions. Samples were taken at the time of admission which subsequently returned positive tests.
The details on the latest fatalities are below:
Guyana has also recorded 14 new cases of the virus, taking the number of infections since March 2020 to 23,575.