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Friday, July 10, 2020

COVID-19: Large gatherings at horse racing, cockfighting events in Berbice

Guyanese continue to gather in large crowds at horse racing and cockfighting events in Berbice despite the national ban on such social gatherings in...

GPHC refutes claims that Lethem teacher contracted COVID-19 at medical facility

The Board of Directors, Administration and staff of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) in a release has refuted claims that 25-year-old Donna Greaves...

Lethem school teacher dies after allegedly contracting COVID-19 at hospital

The Public Health Ministry earlier today confirmed that Guyana has recorded its 15th COVID-19 related death. The latest person to succumb to the virus has...

16 new COVID-19 cases

The Ministry of Public Health has revealed that 16 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed today. This now brings the total number of COVID-19 cases...

Private Sector bemoans that COVID-19 Task Force not functioning as expected

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has once again expressed concerns that the COVID-19 Task Force - which comprises of caretaker ministers - is not...

COVID-19: Local travel restrictions issued; curfew extended to July 16

As the number of COVID-19 cases in the country continue to rise, the national task force has announced an extension to the emergency measures...

COVID-19 patient shares near death experience

As COVID-19 confirmed cases continue to increase, the Ministry of Public Health is exploring avenues to teach Guyanese of the harmful effects of the...

APA conducts COVID-19 awareness in Moruca

The Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) has launched a COVID-19 awareness campaign in Santa Rosa Village, Moruca in Region One (Barima-Waini). The Moruca Sub-District is considered...

Guyana records 13th COVID-19 death

The Ministry of Public Health has announced that Guyana recorded its 13th death from COVID-19. The person has been identified as a 42-year-old man who...

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...

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Trinidad and Tobago opposition calls for election observers

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West Indies stayed in control of the first test against England on Friday by reaching lunch on Day 3 at 159-3 to trail by...

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Authorities urge persons to wear face masks properly

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Karen Gordon-Boyle is pleading with Guyanese to wear their face masks properly. "We continue to witness the misuse of the...

Guyanese fear of becoming infected with COVID-19 has decreased – DCMO

A survey conducted by the Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has found that Guyanese fears of...

142 Guyanese return on first repatriation flight from Canada

A total of 142 Guyanese returned home on Thursday via WestJet Airlines – the first repatriation flight for citizens who were stranded in Canada...

COVID-19 screening & testing unit set up at Aranka/Arangoy Landing

Persons living and working on the Aranka/Arangoy Landing, up the Cuyuni River in Region Seven, can now easily access COVID-19 screening and testing at...