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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Guyana records 5th COVID-19 death

Popular drag racer "Mad Dog" has died as a result of complications arising from COVID-19. Deryck Jaisingh died on Monday evening, bringing the total of...

Guyana COVID-19 cases now at 31; one critical

The total number of confirmed cases of the novel corona virus (COVID-19) in Guyana now stands at 31. This was disclosed by caretaker Minister of...

Private hospitals can help boost testing for COVID-19, says Dr Anthony

Former shadow Public Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony is calling for Government to tap into the resources of the private health sector to boost...

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Guyana now 29

The total number of confirmed cases of the novel corona virus (COVID-19) in Guyana now stands at 29 as of April 5, 2020. Of the...

Republic Bank donates $31.5M to fight COVID-19

Republic Bank has pledged a whopping $31.5 million towards Guyana, for the fight against the coronavirus epidemic. In a published statement, Trinidadian-based Republic Financial Holdings...

COVID-19: Population is at risk – Opposition Leader

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has accentuated on the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic in Guyana, while noting that sections of the public sector are...

GAW advice on COVID-19

The management and key players, both domestic and overseas, of the Guyana Amazon Warriors cricket team are calling on members of the public to...

MoPH issues emergency measures to tackle COVID-19

All citizens must be indoors by 6pm   Full Statement: These emergency measures are made pursuant to the paragraphs (1) and (2)(b) of the Direction by...

GPL suspends disconnections, meter readings until May 4

See full statement: 2020 April 3, Georgetown, Guyana: Pursuant to our press release dated March 16, 2020, the Guyana Power and Light Inc. offers the...

Health Ministry to launch self-testing app for COVID-19

The Ministry of Public Health will soon launch an App which will allow persons to self-test for COVID-19. This is expected to be rolled out...

Recent Articles

Bandit shot during attempted robbery at Campbellville

A bandit has been shot and is now in police custody following an attempted robbery at Seaforth Street, Campbellville, Georgetown. INews understands that another perpetrator...

Giftland aiding COVID-19 fight with donation of 20 cases of gloves to GPHC

The FoodMaxx Supermarket, a member of the Giftland Group of Companies, today, donated two thousand, eight hundred and eighty (2,880) pairs of gloves to...

Way cleared for private labs in T&T to start testing for COVID-19; Guyana yet...

Private medical laboratories across Trinidad and Tobago are now being encouraged to begin performing tests for the coronavirus (COVID-19), but Guyana, with daily rising...

BREAKING: Guyana’s COVID-19 cases climb to 33

There are now 33 cases of COVID-19 in Guyana, authorities have announced. The country has also recorded its fifth COVID-19 death. The total number of persons...

Corentyne man dies after bitten during fight with employee

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who died after being bitten during a fight with one of his employees. Dead...

Patient who showed up with coronavirus symptoms at Mackenzie Hospital transferred to GPHC

The Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) has confirmed that a patient showed up at the Mackenzie Hospital yesterday (Monday) where he demonstrated several respiratory symptoms....

Hotline and ‘safe space’ set up for victims of domestic violence during ‘lockdown’

As Guyanese join the rest of the world in sheltering at home to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a hotline and safe...

Tourism sector takes beating; several businesses likely to close doors if no financial support...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the tourism sector worldwide, Guyana is likely to lose $100 billion this year...

PPP continues countrywide distribution of face masks to contain spread of coronavirus

Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, Dr Irfaan Ali, is leading a team persons to distribute thousands of face masks and other essential...

Calls being made for Mingo, Myers to play no part in elections recount

Now that the Appellate Court has cleared the way for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to go ahead with the recount of all ballots...