Centenarian among latest Covid deaths  

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…90 new cases recorded Saturday  

A 102-year-old woman is among the latest Covid-19 deaths recorded here, the Ministry of Health confirmed on Saturday.

In a press release the ministry said three more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 492. The patients were admitted with COVID-19 like symptoms but died while receiving care at our medical institutions. Samples were taken at the time of admission which subsequently returned positive tests.

Those who died are: a 60-year-old man of East Berbice-Corentyne; the 102-year-ld woman of Demerara-Mahaica and another male 67 also of Demerara-Mahaica. The ministry also recorded 90 new infections with some 12 persons in the Intensive Care Unit.

“The MOH expresses sincerest condolences to the families of the deceased and will make every effort to provide all the necessary support during this difficult time to render any assistance needed. The Ministry is also appealing to the general public to respect the confidentiality of the three deceased and their families and to allow them to mourn their tragic loss in peace.”

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