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43 new Covid-19 cases recorded; 1 in ICU

Another 43 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. This now takes actives cases in Guyana to 496 including one patient...

Police investigating Wakapoa poisoning

Police ranks have been deployed into the Wakapao Village, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) to investigate the circumstances surrounding the suspected poisoning of a family, where...

PPC launches investigation into $605M ANSA McAL sole sourcing contract, others

The Public Procurement Commission (PPC) has disclosed that they have launched an investigation into the $605 million ANSA McAL sole sourcing contract to supply...

13 new Covid cases recorded; 9 in ICU

Guyana has recorded 13 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total confirmed cases to 4,074 as of October 28, 2020. The total number of deaths...

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...

‘Hemispheric action needed to address human resource deficit in the health sector’ – Dr...

Finance Minister, Dr Ashni Singh reiterated that the issue of adequate supply of trained health sector professionals cannot be confronted nationally alone but rather...

HEROES OFF THE FIELD: Inspiring people to fight cancer – The Yuvraj Singh way

Fighter and a champion - these two words have been quite generously used to describe the tale of Yuvraj Singh, long before anyone had...

COVID-19 cases jump to 248

The Ministry of Public Health has announced that the number of COVID-19 cases recorded to date is 248. This is an increase of three cases...

Guyana to recommit to combatting NCDs at UN General Assembly

Guyana will be participating in the United Nations General Assembly’s third High-level Meeting on the prevention and control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). This meeting...

Curfew now 9pm to 4am; special measures for Regions 7, 9

The Ministry of Health has published updated emergency measures which are aimed at safeguarding the public from contracting Covid-19. In the new measures, a countrywide...

Recent Articles

Convicted prisoner, with underlying medical conditions, dies

A murder convict at the Mazaruni Prison is now dead after he complained of experiencing shortness of breath. The dead man has been identified as...

3 found dead in minibus stuck on Mabura Trail

Three persons were found dead this morning in a minibus that was stuck in a pothole along the Mabura Trail in Region 10. Dead are...

Miners must adapt to new technologies to increase gold recovery rate – Min. Bharrat

With modernisation taking place in each sector, miners are encouraged to adapt to the new technologies to help increase the country’s gold recovery rate. This...

WCD woman stabbed to death by reputed husband

A West Coast Demerara mother of three was stabbed to death late Saturday night by her reputed husband, who is currently on the run. Dead...

Demand for blood will increase as Guyana ramps up organ transplant services – NBTS...

The Health through the National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) will be increasing blood donation efforts for 2024 as the country moves to conduct more...

Canada reiterates support for Guyana in border controversy with Venezuela

Making it clear that Canada stands with Guyana in its border controversy with Venezuela, Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Mark Berman, urged respect for...

9 homeless after fire guts Weldaad house

At least nine persons are now homeless after a mid-afternoon fire on Saturday destroyed their Lot 22 Weldaad Village, West Coast Berbice (WCB) home. The...

Decomposed body of missing West Canje man found

The decomposed body of a West Canje, Region Six, man was discovered in a swamp today - nearly one week after he went missing. The...

Fisherman drowns in Essequibo River

The Guyana Police Force is investigating the suspected drowning of Courtney Benn, a 43-year-old fisherman of Winiperu Village, Region Seven. Based on reports, the incident...

Siblings in custody for murder of New Amsterdam man

Two brothers are currently in police custody as investigations into the murder of 28-year-old Tyrone France of Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, Region Six, continue. France's body...