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The death toll from the Covid-19 disease has reached 986 with the death a fully- vaccinated 69-year-old woman of Region Three.
In a press release the Ministry of Health said that as of November 26, 2021, one other person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 986.
“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 release added.
The Ministry is also appealing to the general public to respect the confidentiality of the deceased and their families and to allow them to mourn their tragic loss in peace.
All Guyanese are reminded to observe the protocols of the COVID-19 EMERGENCY MEASURES (NO.23), which are in effect until November 30, 2021. This order emphasises:
The need to get everyone 12 years and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
the need for correct and consistent use of a face mask when leaving your home;
the importance of maintaining the six feet physical distance from others;
and the need for good hand-hygiene to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.