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Monday, July 26, 2021

Johnson and Johnson vaccines expected to arrive next month

Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony has announced that a consignment of the Johnson and Johnson vaccines is expected to arrive in Guyana next month. “We...

Covid: 1 death, 65 new cases

Another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) has died, according to the Health Ministry. The latest fatality is an 88-year-old male...

Health Advisor supports tougher action for unvaccinated citizens

Advisor to the Health Minister, Dr Leslie Ramsammy, believes that while it is not Government’s position, tougher action should be taken against unvaccinated citizens. His...

62 new Covid-19 cases recorded; death toll rises to 514

The total positive Covid-19 cases recorded to date now stands at 21,668 after 62 more persons have tested positive for the virus. Of this amount,...

Unvaccinated workers must provide evidence of ‘medically current negative COVID-19 test’ – PSC

Statement from the Private Sector Commission (PSC) The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has observed with increasing concern, the growing cases of COVID-19 infections and deaths,...

Persons still trying to falsely obtain Covid-19 vaccination cards

Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony says authorities are still observing instances where individuals are trying to falsely obtain Covid-19 vaccination cards even though they...

Only 26.5% of population fully vaccinated; 85% needed to achieve herd immunity

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony says Guyana is still some distance away from achieving herd immunity, as only 26.5 per cent of the...

First regional kidney transplant performed at GPHC

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation marked a huge milestone, today following the first successful regional kidney transplant at the Nephrology and Kidney Transplant Department. Minister...

44 new cases as Covid-19 death toll increases to 513

The Ministry of Health has announced that a 70-year-old woman from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) has died as a result of the novel coronavirus, taking...

COVID-19 travel protocols being reviewed

The Ministry of Health is in the process of reviewing the COVID-19 protocol for persons arriving in Guyana. During today’s COVID-19 update, Minister, Dr. Frank...

Recent Articles

Guyana recording “slowdown” of persons getting vaccinated against Covid-19

Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony today revealed that authorities are seeing a “slowdown” of persons coming out to get vaccinated against Covid-19. “Generally, we have...

Letter: Cases dismissed due to no-case submissions

Dear Editor, There seems to be a serious problem within the Office of The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). From 6th October, 2020 to now,...

Mother of 3 kills man who constantly abused her

  A 28-year-old woman has allegedly killed the father of her three children following years of abuse. The incident occurred at around 16:15hrs on Sunday whilst...

Woman, 83, killed in fire at Linden house

An 83-year-old woman identified as Norma Semple was during the wee hours of today killed in a fire at her home at Wismar, Linden. Semple...

Pedestrian killed by speeding, intoxicated driver at Providence

A man, who is yet to he identified, was last evening killed after he a struck down by a speeding motorcar driven by an...

Mother pleads for safe return of sons allegedly taken by father

A 26-year-old mother, originally from Bartica, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), is pleading with the public to help her locate her two sons, aged two and...

Agri Minister instructs NDIA to withhold payment to contractors over incomplete works

Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha has instructed the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) to withhold payments to contractors who have failed to complete works...

EYEWITNESS: All talk… by G-20 on Climate Change

Some folks in Guyana really are delusional about their importance in the world. They eat up the platitudes emanating from up north on their...

60 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths recorded

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported that as of July 24, 2021, four more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Mahaicony Creek – A peaceful place to enjoy life

With 83,000 square miles to explore, Guyana is indeed a country that has a lot to offer. The people here are the friendliest you...