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36 unvaccinated Guyanese die from COVID-19 in one week


– 4 more deaths take death toll to 687

Kaieteur News – The Ministry of Health (MOH) yesterday recorded four more fatalities as result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 687. The Ministry pointed out that the four deaths were that of women who were all unvaccinated. Their deaths are now added to a list of 36 other unvaccinated Guyanese who succumbed to the dreaded virus during last week alone.
The latest fatalities, according to the Health Ministry, are a 78-year-old and a 46-year-old from Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara), a 62-year-old from Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) and an 87-year-old from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica).
Additionally, a dashboard released by Ministry revealed that another 123 people have tested positive for the virus in the last 24-hour period, taking the overall number of infections since March 2020 to 28,099.
The new infections were recorded in Region One which has four cases, Region Two – 12 cases, Region Three – 13 cases, Region Four – 71 cases, Region Five – three cases, Region Six – two cases, Region Seven – two cases, Region Eight – 11 cases and Region 10 – five cases.

Further, the MOH noted that there are 26 patients receiving critical care in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit, 153 in institutional isolation, 3,011 in home isolation and 16 in institutional quarantine. A total of 24,222 people have recovered to date.

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Kaieteur News – Five more persons have died from COVID-19, taking Guyana’s death toll to 692 since March 2020. According to the Ministry of Health (MoH), this figure takes the death toll for this month, so far, to 67.

The latest fatalities according to the MoH are:  a 64-year-old woman and a 54-year-old man of Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) – both died on September 13; a 72-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man of Region Three who died on September 1 and 3 respectively; and an 85-year-old woman of Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), who died on September 6. According to the MoH, the patients were all receiving care at medical facilities. Of the five deaths, the Ministry of Health reported that only the man from Region Four was partially vaccinated. The others were unvaccinated, adding to the number of unvaccinated people succumbing to the dreaded virus.

Meanwhile, the MoH reported that another 135 people were infected with the novel coronavirus over a 24-hour period, taking the overall number of infected persons to 28,234 since March 2020.

These new infections were recorded in Region One, which had four cases; Region Two, which had two cases; Region Three, which had 15 cases; Region Four, which had 65 cases; Region Five, which had eight cases; Region Six, which had 12 cases; Region Seven, which had 14 cases; Region Eight, which has one case; Region Nine, which had four cases; and Region 10, which had 10 cases.

Additionally, there are now 31 patients receiving critical care in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU); 149 people are in institutional isolation,  2,841 people are in home isolation, and 20 are in institutional quarantine. A total of 24,521 people have recovered to date, after they tested positive for COVID-19.

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Five more unvaccinated succumb to COVID

The Ministry of Health (MOH) today said that as of September 20, 2021, five more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 738.

The patients were admitted with COVID-19 like symptoms but died while receiving care at state medical institutions. Samples were taken at the time of admission which subsequently returned positive tests.

Non-adherence to COVID-19 measures could result in prosecution – Health Minister

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, MP, is reminding members of the public that they could face prosecution if they are caught breaching any of the COVID-19 protective measures.

During his COVID-19 update on Tuesday, Dr. Anthony said persons who should be in home isolation after testing positive for the Coronavirus, but are still out in public could be charged.

“For you to come out of home isolation, you need to be cleared by one of the doctors in your region. So generally, once you’ve tested positive, we wait for about 10 days, after those 10 days, once you don’t have signs or symptoms over the last two, then you can be discharged. Some people observe it in a very strict manner, others don’t do that,” Minister Anthony said.

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, MP

He said with such non- adherence to the COVID guidelines, cases will continue to increase in the country.

“If they’re not observing it [home isolating], then we can easily have more spreads. If people are irresponsible, and don’t abide by the rules, then we’ll have an increase in spread.

“Under the orders, we have specified that if you are not obeying these rules, then you can be prosecuted.” Dr. Anthony noted.  

Section 16 of the Official Gazette published on September 4, states that any person who tests positive for Coronavirus and is identified for quarantine shall; (a) comply with all applicable directions given and requirements imposed by the Health Emergency Operations Centre, including home isolation or quarantine or placement in an isolation or quarantine facility; and (C) not knowingly expose themselves, without proper or necessary precautions against spreading the Coronavirus in any public place or to any person.  

Statistics on Monday evening showed that 3,505 people across the country were in home isolation, while another 160 were in institutional isolation. Minister Anthony said institutional isolation is being offered in every region for persons who are unable to isolate at their homes. Meanwhile, the record late Tuesday afternoon showed that 348,534 or 67.9 per cent of the adult population have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while, 179,965 or 35.1 per cent of the adult population are fully immunised. Another 20,896 persons or 28.7 per cent of the country’s adolescent population have received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

https://dpi.gov.gy/non-adheren...ion-health-minister/

I'm in agreement with this and not only Covid but any flu like symptoms. Anyone coughing,runny nose etc should stay the rass home. I had a manager who was oh so proud she could work while sick, while others around her took time off. Little did she know she was the cause of them being sick.

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Eight more die from COVID, seven unvaccinated

The Ministry of Health today said  that as of September 25, 2021, eight more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 762.

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Six more succumb, COVID death toll at 778

September 28, 2021

The Ministry of Health today said that as of September 27, 2021, six more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 778.

Five of the persons who died were unvaccinated, one was fully vaccinated.

https://www.stabroeknews.com/2...d-death-toll-at-778/

@Former Member posted:

Definitely dem Spugum-esque folks in the opposition gat to take some responsibility foh deceiving dem supporters and killing dem.

leh we see some evidence of the deception bai. i hearing about it but i not seeing it. yuh know - a spoken word or something like that

seriously, i'm all ears

Five unvaccinated persons die from COVID including boy, 17

The Ministry of Health yesterday reported that five more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus have died including a 17-year-old from Region Three.

All five of the persons were listed as unvaccinated. The country’s total deaths as a result of the virus increased to 783. Additionally, some 279 more COVID-19 cases were recorded after 2,090 more tests were done.

Meanwhile, it was noted that some 31 persons are currently patients at the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit.

Details on the latest fatalities follow:

Instead of retreating, the virus is advancing and rapidly

Dear Editor,

I have looked for ways to support the government’s handling of COVID-19.  It has not been easy, because of stubborn resistance to some areas that I think could have made a difference.  But recent developments now guide me to share publicly where I didn’t want to go before. I think that the government has lost full control of what is under its hand.  This is compounded by its reluctance to take advantage of other means that help us best battle this virus.  The facts are as follows: 1) number of deaths rise relentlessly; 2) number of new infections increase alarmingly; and 3) the number of ICU hospitalizations cause the distressing. Addition-ally, Delta (and other) variant unknowns have backed us into a corner, which is not helped by obdurate unvaccinated citizens, and citizens who continue settled ways (socializing etc.), like in pre-COVID-19 days.

Further, government has been steely against partnering. It costs us now, because politics on both sides intruded, locking in a vise.  Nobody will let go, even as more and more Guyanese are going down.  Talk about togetherness here to combat the existential threats to Guyanese life to give us a fighting chance to emerge better, and it is treason.  The 2021 flood came (the worst national disaster of all, according to no less a person than the nation’s first citizen), but it is gone.  The PPP Government went about it alone, with pieces still being picked up, even by those who profited handsomely.  The Venezuelan menace reared its ugly head, and then retreated sullenly.   Tem-porarily.  Again, PPP leaders decided on a solo approach, while it hopes for the best; so also do all Guyanese (I think).  The third existential threat front and center in this country is this viral pandemic, for over a year and a half now.  But the difference on this occasion, is that it is not going anywhere.  Instead of retreating like floodwaters and Venezuela the virus is advancing and rapidly.

Sincerely,

GHK Lall

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Six more succumb, COVID death toll at 778

September 28, 2021

The Ministry of Health today said that as of September 27, 2021, six more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 778.

Five of the persons who died were unvaccinated, one was fully vaccinated.

https://www.stabroeknews.com/2...d-death-toll-at-778/

I've been following this. There are a significant amount of vaccinated folks dying. It's either because this sputnik is shit or maybe the delay between doses or not getting 2 full doses renders the vaccine useless.

Guyanese "leadership" (and I use that term loosely) is incapable of handling this. Guyanese in the homeland are sitting on a time bomb.

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80,000 people waiting on second doses of Sputnik V since it was rolled out.

50,000 second doses arrived  on Sept. 29 ,another 30,000 will be on the waiting list.

To date, 356,062 or 69.4% of adults in Guyana have taken their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 184,941 or 36.1% are now fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. Additionally, 23,237 or 31.9% of adolescents have taken the Pfizer vaccine.

https://www.kaieteurnewsonline...ana-health-minister/

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The Ministry of Health today said that as of September 29, 2021, three more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus  have died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 786.

The latest fatalities are a woman, 74, from Region 10 on September 29; a man, 68, from Region Four on September 29; and a man, 69, from Region One on September 26.

None of the three persons was vaccinated for COVID-19

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COVID claimed 161 lives in September

September, 2021 was the deadliest month of the COVID-19 pandemic with over 160 fatalities being recorded.

The Ministry of Health yesterday announced that three more deaths were recorded, thus in-creasing the country’s total fatalities to 786. These three deaths increased the total recorded for the month to 161.  None of the three was vaccinated.

With the 189 new cases recorded,  the total number reported for the month has increased to 6,279 thus making September, 2021 the month with the highest recorded infections since the initial outbreak in March 2020. For the same month last year significantly lower deaths and infections were reported with 1,588 infections and 38 deaths.

COVID death toll rises to 803

The Ministry of Health today said that as of October 03, 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 803.

Four more die from COVID, 34 in ICU

Four more unvaccinated persons are Guyana’s latest fatalities as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

This was announced by the Ministry of Health yesterday in a press release which stated that the country’s death toll has increased to 807. The 115 new cases that were reported came after some 1,293 tests were done.

There are now 3,614 active cases.  Thirty-four persons are currently in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit.

Details on the latest fatalities follow:

They should also show other deaths and not just Covid.

I find it amazing that during Trump's time in office, everyday they showed how many got infected due to some rally or other. Now with all the games being played with huge gatherings with many not keeping their distance nor wearing masks, we hear nothing. I don't believe no one is contracting Covid.

Five more unvaccinated pass away from COVID

The Ministry of Health yesterday said that as of October 06, 2021, five more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 821.

None of the five was vaccinated.

The details on the latest fatalities are below:

Meanwhile, the ministry yesterday reported that 224 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded. There are 32 persons in the ICU.

As of October 7th, the Ministry said that 365,274 persons have received a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 218, 120 persons have received both doses. In addition, 25,510 adolescents have received one dose of the Pfizer vaccine and 14, 307 of this number have received both doses.