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Friday, December 4, 2020

17 new Covid-19 cases recorded

The Ministry of Health has announced that 17 new Covid-19 cases have been recorded, which takes the total positives confirmed to date to 5423. There...

Guyana has exceeded target for HIV testing – UNAIDS

World Aids Day will be observed tomorrow, December 1, 2020. In a statement to mark the occasion, UNAIDS said that Guyana has exceeded the...

Regional storage facilities to be retrofitted to house COVID-19 vaccines

Regional storage facilities will be retrofitted to house the COVID-19 vaccines once they become available. During Monday’s COVID-19 update, Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony...

Some 8,700 persons living with HIV/AIDS in Guyana

Message by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony For World AIDS Day to be Observed on December 1, 2020 Under the Theme: “Global...

20% of population suffers from mental health issues

By: Rupa Seenaraine An estimated 20% of the country's population suffers from some form of mental illness, says Director of the Mental Health Unit, Dr...

30 new Covid cases recorded; over 30,000 tests conducted to date

Guyana has recorded 30 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases to 5,406 as of November 30, 2020. The total number of deaths due...

Guyana/Suriname ferry service to resume on Dec 12

The Guyana/Suriname ferry service will resume on December 12, according to update Covid-19 Emergency Measures published today. "The Moleson Creek Crossing shall be opened from...

Covid-19 curfew remains at 10:30pm to 4am

In updated Covid-19 Emergency Measures, the Guyana Government has announced that the Covid-19 curfew will remain at 10:30pm to 4am. This is according to the...

UNAIDS calls on countries to step up global action and proposes bold new HIV...

In a new report, Prevailing against pandemics by putting people at the centre, UNAIDS is calling on countries to make far greater investments in...

Incorrectly-labelled drugs seized from pharmacies in Guyana

The Government Analyst –Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) is advising importers and retailers who are engaged in the practice of importing, distributing and marketing...

Recent Articles

Congressman who fought for Guyana’s democracy elected Chair of US Foreign Affairs Committee

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, was on Thursday elected to Chair the House Foreign Affairs Committee,...

98 active Covid-19 cases in Region 6

Regional Health Officer Dr Vishalya Sharma on Thursday announced that there are 98 active Covid-19 cases in the East-Berbice Corentyne district. Overall, the region has...

Prepaid meter service experiencing technical difficulties – GPL

All prepaid meter customers are advised that the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) Juice/Prepaid System is currently experiencing a suspected hardware fault; which is...

Man stabs reputed wife to abdomen, hands & feet during argument

A 35-year-old housewife of Letter Kenny Village, Corentyne is said to be in a serious but stable condition after she was stabbed multiple times...

Fishing industry on the verge of great transformation – CEO of Fisheries Dept.

The Fisheries Department will be revamping the fishermen’s co-operative societies countrywide to ensure satisfactory delivery of services to customers. Chief Fisheries Officer, Mr. Denzil Roberts...

79 new Covid-19 cases recorded; total at 5528

Within the past 24-hour, the country recorded 79 new cases of the novel coronavirus which takes the total cases recorded to date to 5528. This...

“I hope we can all move on” – Gary Best says after walking free

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and PNCR Member Gary Best has expressed hope that the Bentley family can move on after...

Gary Best freed of causing death of national cyclist Jude Bentley

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Member of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) Gary Best was today freed of the...

Learning materials distributed to Ruimveldt children

The Department of Education Georgetown recently distributed worksheets and other learning materials to children in West and East Ruimveldt. Some of the areas targeted include...

Some 50,000 persons living with disabilities in Guyana

Message by Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities Guyana is joining with the international community...