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Monday, June 27, 2022

Local health system prepares for detection of monkeypox

Local health authorities are preparing to address any possible case of monkeypox in Guyana, Minister of Health Dr. Frank Anthony has said. “It’s about 1,900...

Covid: 1 new death; 15 more cases

The Covid-19 death toll in the country has risen to 1,248 following the demise of a 75-year-old man who was infected with the novel...

2 more die from COVID, 35 new cases

Two more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. According to the Ministry of Health, these latest fatalities are a 30-year-old...

74 new COVID-19 infections recorded

Another 74 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours. This now takes the total number of active cases in...

79-Y-O partially-vaccinated man dies from Covid

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that as of June 16th, 2022, one more person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Guyana lifts Covid testing requirement for int’l travel

Guyana's Ministry of Health has announced the lifting of the Covid-19 testing requirement for international travel, effective June 18, 2022. Travellers 12 years and older...

171 new Covid cases recorded

Guyana has recorded 171 new cases of the novel coronavirus, taking the total positives detected to date to 66,300. There are 19 persons in the...

Blood banking services to be offered at regional hospitals

The Ministry of Health will be expanding its blood banking services to every region across the country. Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony noted that permanent...

Covid: 2 new deaths; 120 more cases

Within the last 24-hours, the country has recorded two new Covid-related deaths and 120 new infections. The country’s death toll now stands at 1,244 after...

Officials to be trained to keep water clean during disasters

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the United Nations International Children Funds (UNICEF) today launched a Water,...

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41 new COVID-19 cases recorded, 4 in ICU

Some 41 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours. This is according to the Ministry of Health's updated COVID-19...

Man murdered at De Kinderen; police hunting 3 suspects

Police ranks in Regional Division #3 are investigating the alleged murder of 34-year-old Lindsford Kenwayne Duguid in the wee hours of today. Duguid, whose occupation...

Body of 19-Y-O female found in Mazaruni River

The body of a 19-year-old female who has been missing more than a week ago was this morning pulled from the Mazaruni River, Region...

Young philanthropist Azruddin Mohamed making a difference in society

“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.” Those are the words of...

Joan Winter preserves her Indigenous roots through craft business

By Alva Solomon It is a business that she had always wanted to create, and after many years of promoting her Indigenous roots and making...

Differently-abled Lakesh Mathura: “I can do anything”

By Alva Solomon He says he can play a game of cricket, volleyball, shoot pools, operate an outboard engine on a boat, and drive and...

Flood-affected riverine communities in Region 10 receive needed assistance

...Gov't to look at a permanent solution to the problem - Min. Edghill Public Works Minister Juan Edghill says the Government would soon look at...

Works commence on US$300M shore base facility for ExxonMobil

Just days after the sod was turned for the construction of the US$300 million shore base facility for ExxonMobil at Port Vreed-en-Hoop, the dredging...

VP Jagdeo urges beneficiaries of $250K grants to start, expand businesses

The Government on Saturday took its $250,000 small business cash grant to Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) and Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has urged...