4 more Covid deaths, 83 new cases

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that as of November 16, 2021, four more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 965.

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.

The details on the latest fatalities are below:

SEX
AGE
REGION
DATE OF DEATH
VACCINATION STATUS
Male
50
East Berbice-Corentyne
November 16
Fully Vaccinated
Female
30
Mahaica-Berbice
November 16
Unvaccinated
Female
62
Demerara-Mahaica
November 17
Unvaccinated
Male
67
Demerara-Mahaica
November 12
Unvaccinated

Meanwhile, the country has recorded 83 new cases of the virus, taking the total positives recorded to date to 36,999.

There are 20 persons in the ICU, 56 in institutional isolation, 1,988 in home isolation, and nine in institutional quarantine.

Recoveries stand at 33,970.