The total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Guyana has risen to 55 as of April 15, 2020. This was disclosed by Chief Medical Officer Dr. Shamdeo Persaud. Of these 55 cases, 41 are active cases with Guyana having recorded 6 deaths and 8 medically cleared recoveries. As of April 15, 2020, a total of 250 persons have been tested with 195 of those tested returning negative. Another 25 are in institutional quarantine and 41 in institutional isolation by the Public Health Ministry. Five persons remain in the COVID-19 ICU at the Georgetown Public Hospital.