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MOPH records 48 cases of COVID-19

On Tuesday afternoon, the Ministry of Public Health recorded 48 confirmed cases of the coronavirus inclusive of six deaths. Thus far, eight persons have recovered while 224 persons have been tested for the virus in total. The MOPH currently has 21 persons in quarantine and 34 in isolation, while five patients are currently being treated in their COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit. According to the Ministry, of the 48 positive COVID-19 cases, 4 are known to have travelled from another country, the other 44 persons contracted the Coronavirus Disease in Guyana.

Region #4- represents 86 % of the cases with 14 from the East Coast Demerara, 5 from the East Bank Demerara & 17 from Central Georgetown; Regions #1 and #6, with 2% each and Regions #3 and #10, with 5% each. To date, 60% of those tested positive are males and 40% females.

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