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

Guyana confirms eighth COVID-19 death

Friday afternoon, Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence confirmed the eighth death in Guyana as a result of COVID-19. 45-year-old Lennox Williams passed away at approximately 14:45hrs today. Mr. Williams was an Intensive Care Unit patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and had suffered from other complications. The Government

TWO CHARGED FOR NARCOTICS TRAFFICKING IN LINDEN

Two men who were busted by ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) on Saturday with cocaine and cannabis were on Monday charged for narcotics trafficking. On Monday, two men faced the Linden Magistrate’s Court charged with narcotics trafficking. 28-year-old porter Lawrence Harper of Lot 592 Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara,

BAGOTSTOWN ACCIDENT KILLS TWO, ONE CRITICAL

On Sunday night, an accident on the Bagotstown Public Road, East Bank Demerara killed two and severely injured another. According to a statement from the Police, at around 9:15 pm 29-year-old Steven Roberts of Republic Park, EBD was driving along the eastern side of Bagotstown public road when he collided

GUYANESE MAN DIES OF COVID-19 IN NEW JERSEY

COVID-19 has claimed the life of another of Guyanese in New Jersey. 44-year-old Marvin Pearce, originally of Georgetown, died on Monday morning at a hospital in New Jersey. Pearce, a self-described political activist recently visited Guyana during the APNU+AFC’s elections campaign. While his family could not be reached for comment,

Four Inmates Escape From Lusignan Prison

Police are on the hunt for four prisoners who escaped from the Lusignan Prison on the East Coast Of Demerara last night. Those that have escaped are: 26-year old Anthony Padmore of Ogle Street Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara he was serving a three-year sentence for trafficking in cannabis. 26-year old