The Caribbean recorded its youngest ever death from COVID-19 after a six-day-old baby died of the virus in Guyana.
The country reported two people dying from the disease on Monday, which included the infant. The other fatality is that of a 31-year-old woman.
The total number of COVID-19 infections in Guyana now stands at 151.
The Ministry of Health in a release commiserate with the families and promised to provide them with support.
“The MOH expresses sincerest condolences to the family of the deceased and will make every effort to provide all the necessary support during this difficult time to render any assistance needed,” the Ministry reportedly said, according to press reports.
Yvad Billings, Readers Bureau, Contributor
Edited by Jesus Chan
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