Government acquires Ocean View Hotel

The Government on Thursday acquired the Ocean View Hotel Property through a compulsory order. “This notice is made pursuant to paragraph (2)(a) of the Direction by the President under the Public Health Ordinance. Cap.145, and published on the Gazette, Legal Supplement- B, 16TH March 2020,” the Order stated. According to the order,

Curfew extended to June 3

Following a thorough assessment by the Public Health Ministry on Guyana’s prevailing health conditions, the curfew has been extended for another month. The updated COVID-19 Emergency Measures No. 3 published in an Extraordinary Gazette, state that this takes effect from May 4 until June 3, 2020. The regulation requires citizens to remain

UG to reopen May 30th

The University of Guyana’s Turkeyen Campus will be reopening for classes on May 30. In a press statement released on Wednesday, the University announced this along with several measures they have implemented over the past two months. The full press statement from the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Philanthropy, Alumni and

75 cases of COVID-19 in Guyana

The Ministry of Public Health has recorded an additional case of the novel coronavirus in Guyana. The number of positive cases is now 75, inclusive of eight deaths. Five patients. Fifteen patients have been medically cleared and have since recovered from the virus. A total of 478 persons have now

China aids Guyana’s COVID-19 fight

The Ministry of Public Health, today received several items from the People’s Republic of China to aid in its efforts to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Permanent Secretary (PS) Collette Adams accepted the supplies which included protective face masks, PPEs and 100 infrared thermometers, medical goggles, disposable gloves

Guyana has 73 cases of COVID-19

Guyana now has seventy-three confirmed cases of COVID-19. There are currently 8th deaths and twelve recoveries so far. The Ministry of Public Health thus far has tested four hundred and ten persons. There are four patients currently warded in the GPHC COVID-19 ICU. Seventeen are in institutional quarantine and fifty-four