Guyana records youngest ever COVID death in Caribbean

November 30, 2020

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Caribbean recorded its youngest ever death from the coronavirus, after a six-day old baby died of the virus in Guyana. 

Guyana's Ministry of Health said that two deaths were recorded over the past 24 hours including a six-day-old baby, but gave no other details. 

A statement from the ministry said officials have contacted all relatives and persons to facilitate contact tracing and rapid assistance to everyone who may have been exposed to the now-deceased person.

“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 of Health said.

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