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Guyana records 7th COVID-19 death

Published:Sunday | April 19, 2020 | 9:15 AM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Apr. 19, CMC – The death toll from the coronavirus in Guyana has risen to seven.

The Ministry of Public Health on Sunday confirmed that the person who tested positive, died at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation’s intensive care unit.

In an update on Saturday, the Ministry had indicated that there were five persons in the ICU.

The first case of COVID-19 that was registered there on March 11 was imported by a 52-year-old woman who had travelled from New York to Guyana.

To date, a total of 305 persons have been tested with 242 of those testing negative.

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