A six-month old boy who was infected with Covid-19 has died, the Health Ministry reported on Tuesday. This takes Guyana’s death toll to 1,232.
The child, who died on May 21, resided in Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne). As of Tuesday, 45 new Covid-19 cases were detected, taking the total number of cases since March 2020 to 64,342.
There are four persons in the Covid-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown. Another 515 persons are in home isolation and four in institutional quarantine.
To date, there have been 62,569 recoveries.