The Ministry of Health has announced that Guyana recorded its 74th COVID-19 related death this morning.
The latest fatality is a 71-year-old female from Region 2 (Pomeroon-Supenaam) who died while receiving treatment.
The test sample was collected from the deceased at the time of admission and was tested positive for COVID-19 subsequently.
The MOH expresses sincerest condolences to the family of the deceased and will make every effort to provide all the necessary support during this difficult time to render any assistance needed.
Officials of the Ministry have contacted all relatives and persons to facilitate contact tracing and rapid assistance to everyone who may have been exposed to the now-dead person.