One new COVID-19 case recorded in Guyana

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases now stands at 117 with the one new case recorded as at May 16, 2020.

The Ministry of Public Health has disclosed that of these 117 cases, Guyana has recorded 10 deaths and 43 recoveries.

From March 11 to present 1,089 persons have been tested with 972 of those tested returning negative results.

There are now 64 active cases in isolation at various facilities across Guyana. While five others are being monitored in institutional quarantine. Two persons remain housed in the COVID-19 ICU at GPHC

Seven of Guyana’s ten Administrative Regions now have positive coronavirus cases and Central Georgetown continues to be the epicentre of the virus.