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Guyana records 3 more recoveries from COVID-19

The Ministry of Public Health has reported three additional persons have been medically cleared taking the total number of recoveries from COVID-19 to fifteen.

The number of confirmed cases remains at 74 as of April 27, 2020. This is inclusive of eight deaths. Twelve persons have been medically cleared and have since recovered from the virus. A total of 464 persons have been tested with 390 of those tested returning negative. In institutional quarantine, there are 24 persons while 51 others are housed in institutional isolation.

Five patients are currently in the COVID-19 ICU at the GPHC.

The Public Health Ministry continues to offer psychosocial support for those in need of these services. Globally the WHO had reported 22, 804,796 confirmed cases with 193,710 deaths. In the Region of the Americas, the number of confirmed cases is 11,094,846 with 56,063 deaths.

The Ministry of Public Health is again calling on all citizens to heed the health advisories and observe the correct hygiene measures and precautions. Citizens are also asked to always practice social distancing in the workplace, public spaces, and while using public transportation so as to reduce the spread of the coronavirus diseases.

Source: Department of Public Information

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