The total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Guyana has risen to 57 as of April 16, 2020.
Of these 57 cases, 42 are active cases with Guyana having recorded six deaths and nine recoveries including one today.
This was disclosed by Public Health Minister Hon. Volda Lawrence in the daily update to the nation.
To date, a total of 260 persons have been tested with 206 of those testing negative.
Fourteen persons are in institutional quarantine while the 42 active cases remain in isolation. Four persons are housed in the COVID-19 ICU at GPHC.