The Ministry of Health (MOH) has informed that as of August 26, 2021, three more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 609.
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 Ministry said.
Meanwhile, Guyana has recorded an additional 103 cases of the virus, taking the number of infections since March 2020 to 24,967.