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Friday, July 10, 2020

Blackout delays COVID-19 testing

A prolonged period of power outage has resulted in the Ministry of Public Health not being able to provide an update on the COVID-19...

COVID-19 screening & testing unit established at Buck Hall

A COVID-19 screening and testing unit has been established at Buck Hall in the Essequibo Islands. Buck Hall is the main access point to several...

Family suspicious of COVID-19 diagnosis, accuses GPHC of covering up death of 76-Y-O woman

By: Shemar Alleyne Family members believe 76-year-old May Portsmouth - who has been recorded as the country's latest COVID-19 death - died as a result...

Coronavirus: WHO rethinking how Covid-19 spreads in air

(BBC) The World Health Organization has acknowledged there is emerging evidence that the coronavirus can be spread by tiny particles suspended in the air. The...

7 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Region One

The upward trend continues for Guyana’s COVID-19 curve, with the detection of seven new cases on Tuesday – all of which were from the...

Lethem man demands full probe into how his wife contracted COVID-19 and died at...

By: Shemar Alleyne Franklin Greaves is demanding answers into how his wife, Donna Greaves contracted COVID-19 and died whilst receiving medical attention at the Georgetown...

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus. He took the test, his fourth, on Monday after developing symptoms, including a high temperature. Mr...

UK: Majority testing positive for COVID-19 have no symptoms

(BBC) Only 22% of people testing positive for coronavirus reported having symptoms on the day of their test, according to the Office for National...

Guyana records 16th COVID-19 death

The Ministry of Public Health this evening confirmed Guyana’s 16th COVID-19 related death. According to the Ministry, the person is a 76-year-old female, May Portsmouth,...

WHO: Access to HIV medicines severely impacted by COVID-19 as AIDS response stalls

Seventy-three countries have warned that they are at risk of stock-outs of antiretroviral (ARV) medicines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to...

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Schenectady bans police head holds after controversial arrest of US-based Guyanese

 City police officers are now prohibited from placing their knee on a suspect’s head as a control hold and the department will boost de-escalation...

Trinidad and Tobago opposition calls for election observers

(Caribbean News Global) International election observation and monitoring is an important mechanism for ensuring election integrity, the United National Congress (UNC) asserted in its...

WHO Chief blasts ‘lack of leadership’ and calls for global unity as coronavirus cases...

(CNN) The director-general of the World Health Organization has condemned a "lack of leadership" in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and made an emotional plea...

Basil Williams incites Lowenfield to violate the law – PPP

PRESS STATEMENT BASIL WILLIAMS INCITES LOWENFIELD TO VIOLATE THE LAW It is an established fact that Attorney General Basil Williams has not won a singular case...

Brathwaite’s 65 puts West Indies, 159-3, closer to England’s total in 1st Test

West Indies stayed in control of the first test against England on Friday by reaching lunch on Day 3 at 159-3 to trail by...

Eyewitness: The morning after

…the foot fell The last time there was an expected momentous court decision in this elections outrage that’s been fuelled by the judicial antics of...

Authorities urge persons to wear face masks properly

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Karen Gordon-Boyle is pleading with Guyanese to wear their face masks properly. "We continue to witness the misuse of the...

Guyanese fear of becoming infected with COVID-19 has decreased – DCMO

A survey conducted by the Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has found that Guyanese fears of...

142 Guyanese return on first repatriation flight from Canada

A total of 142 Guyanese returned home on Thursday via WestJet Airlines – the first repatriation flight for citizens who were stranded in Canada...

COVID-19 screening & testing unit set up at Aranka/Arangoy Landing

Persons living and working on the Aranka/Arangoy Landing, up the Cuyuni River in Region Seven, can now easily access COVID-19 screening and testing at...