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President, Vice President and Other Cabinet Members Tested for COVID-19

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12th of August, 2020. Georgetown, Guyana, South America.

Last updated: August 12, 2020 at 20:22 pm

Following the announcement that Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Hon. Hugh Scott, has tested positive for COVID-19, the President of Guyana, Dr. Irfaan Ali, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo and all other members of cabinet were tested for COVID-19.

While these senior government officials await their test results, they will work remotely in order to protect those around them from possible infection.

Guyana has recorded over 600 coronavirus cases to date with 22 deaths and 189 recoveries. Region 4 remains the epicenter of the coronavirus in Guyana with 26% of cases. Region 7 follows with 24% of cases and Region 9 with 21%.

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