Minister of Public Health Hon. Volda Lawrence Friday morning confirmed the 12th death in Guyana as a result of COVID-19 complications.
The deceased is an 87 year old male, Daymon John of the Palms Geriatric Home. John passed early Friday morning.
The ministry and Government of Guyana express deepest condolences to the family and friends of John and urge all Guyanese to continue observing all measures, particularly social distancing, thorough hand washing and the wearing of face masks.