Communities in Cuyuniz-Mazaruni (Region 7) and Upper Demerara-Upper Berbice (10) were on the Civil Defence Commission's stop on Wednesday in its nationwide distribution of relief hampers. The exercise is part of the CDC’s efforts to mitigate the impacts of measures implemented to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Heading the
Medical Superintendent of the Linden Hospital Complex (ag), Dr Joseph London confirmed that A six-year-old girl died at around 01:30hrs today. The child suffered a mild fever along with shortness of breath and stomach pains. When she was examined, doctors at the hospital recommended that she be transferred to the
Three of the eight patients who have recovered from the Coronavirus and tested negative twice were medically cleared and discharged on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence disclosed this during her daily update on the COVID-19 situation in Guyana. The persons were under isolation for some time
On Tuesday night, another person died of COVID-19 at the Georgetown Public Hospital. The Ministry of Public Health has announced that the total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Guyana now stands at 37 as of April 8, 2020. This was disclosed by Public Health Minister Hon.
The Guyana Public Service Union has announced the cancellation of the annual May 1st Labour Day Rally, due to the coronavirus. The press statement from the GPSU is below: "The Guyana Public Service Union wishes to refer to its Press Statement of April 3rd, 2020 in support of the Government of Guyana’s
The Government is considering several proposals to offer relief to various sections of the country to cushion the financial fallout from COVID-19 according to Finance Minister Winston Jordan. He noted that such a move will be done under the backdrop of having removed VAT on utilities, domestic air travel, and
Veteran Guyanese trade unionist Komal Chand died early this morning (Wednesday). Chand was 75 years old. According to information received, Chand was in Cuba for the past three weeks where he was receiving medical treatment. Chand served as a parliamentarian for Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) for over 20 years. Speaking
On Tuesday, the Ministry of Public Health recorded 33 confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus in Guyana. According to the Public Health Ministry, a total of 132 persons were tested. 24 persons are in institutional isolation, 38 in institutional quarantine. The number of persons hospitalized in the COVID-19 Intensive Care