The Ministry of Health has announced that it is currently monitoring the Region Four communities of Diamond on the East Bank of Demerara and Kitty in Georgetown for a cluster of new Coronavirus cases.
There are currently more than 400 active coronavirus cases in Region 4 and according to the Health Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony a number of communities in Region Three are also being monitored.
“We continue to monitor and to be able once we identify positive people be able to isolate them so we can reduce their contact with other person”, he said.
Meanwhile, the Health Minister announced that the national roll out of the Coronavirus vaccines is progressing well. More than 15,000 people have already received their first shots of the vaccine and others who are 60 and above are being encouraged to get their vaccine.
In the past 24 hours, Guyana has recorded 44 new cases of coronavirus. There are 9 persons in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit, according to the Health Ministry.