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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Third COVID-19 test option available

The Ministry of Health has added a third COVID-19 test, the rapid antigen test, to its current testing portfolio. This test, which tells if...

47 new Covid cases recorded; total deaths now 149

Guyana has recorded 47 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases to 5,236 as of November 25, 2020. The total number of deaths due...

53-Y-O woman, 69-Y-O man are latest Covid-19 deaths

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that as of November 25, 2020, two more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

$12M COVID-19 isolation unit for Suddie Hospital

The Regional Democratic Council of Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two) has started infrastructural works to establish a $12 million COVID-19 isolation facility at the Suddie Public...

Anna Regina Deputy Mayor dies from Covid-19

Deputy Mayor of Anna Regina, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) Rudolph Williams has passed away at the Georgetown Public Hospital. INews was informed that Williams was diagnosed...

35 new Covid cases recorded from 353 tests

Guyana has recorded 35 new Covid-19 cases from 353 tests, bringing the total confirmed cases to 5,189 as of November 24, 2020. The total number...

87-Y-O man from Region Six dies from Covid-19

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that one more person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died. This takes the...

Training for COVID-19 vaccine administration expected in two weeks

Training for health care professionals who will administer the COVID-19 vaccines is expected to commence in two weeks. This was announced by Minister of Health,...

21 new Covid cases recorded; over 4000 persons recovered to date

Guyana has recorded 21 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases to 5154 as of November 23, 2020. The total number of deaths due...

Guyana records 3 more COVID-19 deaths, 40 new cases

The Health Minister on Sunday has reported that three more persons who contacted the Coronavirus has succumbed thus taking the death toll to 146. The...

Recent Articles

Man jailed 15 years for raping girl, 14

A 27-year-old man will be spending the next 15 years behind bars for raping a 14-year-old girl. Akeem Wong, 27, also known as, “Ben...

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...

Govt anticipates new markets for rice in 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha is confident that Guyana will attract new markets for rice exports as production yields climb.   The Minister said Government...

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...

Man commits suicide after chopping woman who objected to his advances to teen daughter

  A 52-year-old man of Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) committed suicide shortly after chopping a woman who had rejected his advances towards her...

6 arrested over robbery at Marcus Bisram’s house

Regional Commander Jairam Ramlakhan has revealed that six persons are in custody as investigations continue into the robbery under arms committed on former murder...

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...

Miner gets 12 months jail, fined $1.3M for ganja possession

Twenty-nine-year-old Neal Griffith of Middle Street, McDoom, Greater Georgetown was on Monday slapped with a 12-month jail term and fined $1.365 million for ganja...

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...