The Health Ministry revealed this afternoon that a total of 70 new coronavirus cases were recorded today. It is the highest number to be recorded in a single day. Of the 70 new cases, 26 are from Region 4.
Region One has recorded 10 new cases, Region Three has 5 new cases, Region Six has 1 new case and Region Seven recorded 5 new cases.
There are 2 new cases in Region Eight, a total of 5 new cases in Region Nine and 16 new cases in Region Ten.
There are eight persons currently in the coronavirus intensive care unit.
Yesterday, Guyana recorded 40 new cases and 4 deaths. As more testing is being done, the total number of confirmed cases is expected to climb.
Health officials continue to encourage citizens to wear face masks and practice physical distancing.