Coronavirus in Guyana

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The estimates and predictions presented here are based partially on speculative mathematical models. All statements without guarantee!

How were the past few days in Guyana and how could it go on?

Coronavirus infections

73Apr 2455Apr 15103May 4

Using log-linear regression on the data of the previous days, we could infer an increase of reported coronavirus infections in Guyana of about 3.52% each day. That corresponds to a doubling of the numbers approx. every 20 days.

The graph above and the following table show the course of reported coronavirus infections in Guyana assuming that the numbers are following an exponential trend without any slowdown.

Apr 15

55

-

Apr 16

55

+0 (+0%)

Apr 17

63

+8 (+14.5%)

Apr 18

63

+0 (+0%)

Apr 19

65

+2 (+3.17%)

Apr 20

65

+0 (+0%)

Apr 21

66

+1 (+1.54%)

Apr 22

67

+1 (+1.52%)

Apr 23

70

+3 (+4.48%)

Apr 24

73

+3 (+4.29%)

Apr 25

75
74 - 76

+2 (+2.99%)

Apr 26

78
77 - 79

+3 (+3.52%)

Apr 27

81
79 - 82

+3 (+3.52%)

Apr 28

83
82 - 85

+3 (+3.52%)

Apr 29

86
85 - 88

+3 (+3.52%)

Apr 30

89
88 - 91

+3 (+3.52%)

May 1

93
91 - 94

+3 (+3.52%)

May 2

96
94 - 97

+3 (+3.52%)

May 3

99
98 - 101

+3 (+3.52%)

May 4

103
101 - 104

+3 (+3.52%)

Deaths by coronavirus

7Apr 246Apr 157May 40

The graph above and the following table show the course of reported deaths by coronavirus in Guyana assuming that the numbers are following an exponential trend without any slowdown.

Apr 15

6

-

Apr 16

6

+0 (+0%)

Apr 17

6

+0 (+0%)

Apr 18

6

+0 (+0%)

Apr 19

7

+1 (+16.7%)

Apr 20

7

+0 (+0%)

Apr 21

7

+0 (+0%)

Apr 22

7

+0 (+0%)

Apr 23

7

+0 (+0%)

Apr 24

7

+0 (+0%)

Apr 25

7
7 - 7

+0 (+0%)

Apr 26

7
7 - 7

+0 (+0%)

Apr 27

7
7 - 7

+0 (+0%)

Apr 28

7
7 - 7

+0 (+0%)

Apr 29

7
7 - 7

+0 (+0%)

Apr 30

7
7 - 7

+0 (+0%)

May 1

7
7 - 7

+0 (+0%)

May 2

7
7 - 7

+0 (+0%)

May 3

7
7 - 7

+0 (+0%)

May 4

7
7 - 7

+0 (+0%)

What is the mortality rate in Guyana?

Deaths by coronavirus versus statistical death rate

160000100000Apr 15Apr 24)}

In Guyana, approx. 0.73% of the population die each year. With a population of roughly 779,000 people in Guyana, that corresponds to about 16 deaths per day on the statistical average.

The graph above shows the reported daily deaths by coronavirus in contrast to the statistical number as baseline.

Coronavirus mortality rate with time-lag correction

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To estimate the mortality rate of coronavirus infections, we need to consider that a reported death already showed up in the reported cases a few days before. It is presumed that this lag is between 7 and 14 days. If we assumed that the lag was about 7 days, the mortality rate in Guyana would be approx. 11%.

The graph aboves shows the mortality depending on different presumed lag.

What was the daily increase in the last days in Guyana?

Coronavirus infections

17%0%14.5%0%3.17%0%1.54%1.52%4.48%4.29%Apr 15Apr 24)}

The graph above shows the daily increase of reported coronavirus infections in Guyana in the previous days.

Deaths by coronavirus

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The graph shows the daily increase of reported deaths by coronavirus in Guyana in the previous days.

How could the occupation of intensive care beds in Guyana develop?

High standardMedium standard0Apr 25

The graph tries to predict the number of required intensive care units in Guyana. We assume the following:

  • The exponential trend of the past few days has continued and reported cases are active for around 12 days. 2% of active cases are so critical that an intensive care bed is required.
  • High standard: There are 30 intensive care beds per 100,000 inhabitants (234 total).
  • Medium standard: There are 15 intensive care beds per 100,000 inhabitants (117 total).

How can I protect myself and others?

The German Federal Ministry of Health recommends:

  • Keep the greatest possible distance when coughing or sneezing - it is best to turn away.
  • Sneeze into the crook of the arm or a handkerchief, which you can then dispose of.
  • Avoid touching when greeting other people and wash your hands regularly and thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

We do not guarantee the accuracy of the information.

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