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Sunday, December 4, 2022

2 new COVID-19 cases from 205 tests

Only two new COVID-19 cases were detected from some 205 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. This takes active cases in Guyana up to...

Electronic Medical Records System being designed for Guyana

The Health Ministry is advancing efforts to digitise its records with installation of an Electronic Medical Records system soon. Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony said...

Visitation ban to be lifted at Infectious Diseases Hospital

The Health Ministry will be lifting the visitation restrictions in place at the Infectious Diseases Hospital as early as next week. Speaking during today’s COVID-19...

Govt working to enhance national laboratory capacity to test for more diseases

The Ministry of Health is improving its laboratory capacity to meet the needs of patients at different levels of the health system. Health Minister, Dr...

School screening programme to be introduced to detect health issues among students

Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony on Tuesday announced that the Guyana Government will soon introduce a screening programme within schools that will help in...

Project launched to ensure pesticide vendors are trained & certified before operating

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals Control Board (PTCCB) has recently launched its Pesticide Vendors Education and Certification Programme in order to...

Active COVID-19 cases at 63 with one new infection

Another person has tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health today. Consequently, active COVID-19 cases...

11 new COVID-19 cases recorded

The Ministry of Health has reported that 11 more persons tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours. This now takes active...

Rare neural tube defect separated, successfully repaired on 11-day-old child at GPHC

When Altia Atkinson, a 34-year-old housewife, from Reliance, Essequibo found out that she was pregnant earlier this year, she and her husband Satesh Persaud,...

Govt removes Covid vaccine mandate for entry into Guyana

Persons travelling to Guyana no longer need to present proof of vaccination against the novel coronavirus, according to updated measures instituted by the government. The...

Recent Articles

ECD man electrocuted while erecting metal Christmas Tree at Lusignan

A 29-year-old machinist is now dead after he was allegedly electrocuted Friday night while he and others were erecting a metal Christmas tree in...

Several arrested as CANU operations net cocaine, ganja

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit has conducted several operations over the past few days which have resulted in several persons being arrested following the discovery...

GOGEC lauds Govt on Carbon Credit Agreement with Hess

See below for a statement from President of GOGEC Manniram Prashad on Guyana's Carbon Credit Deal with Hess Corp: President of the Guyana Oil and...

Human Services Ministry to host DefendHer, Younite on Sunday

As the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security continues its calendar of activities for 16 days of activism, this Sunday will see two more...

PSC commends Govt’s historic Carbon Credits Deal

See below for a statement from the Private Sector Commission on Guyana's Carbon Credits Deal with Hess Corp:  The Private Sector Commission (PSC) wishes to...

Carbon Credit deal with Hess: US$112M to be injected into Indigenous communities – Jagdeo

...1st payment of US$75M expected by Dec 15  Following the historic US$750 million deal signed by the Guyana Government on Friday for the sale of...

Opposition takes GECOM to court over Voters’ List for upcoming LGE

Chief Scrutineer of the A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC), Carol Smith Joseph, has filed legal actions against the Guyana Elections Commission...

1st female-owned construction company gets ISO 9001 certification

B&J Civil Works is the newest addition to Global Compliance Service’s (GCS) list of ISO 9001:2015 certified companies in Guyana and the first female-owned...

Mother of 1 beaten to death by reputed husband

The motionless body of a mother of one was on Friday morning found lying on her bed in her First Hill, Soesdyke-Linden Highway home. The...

Parika/Bartica online ferry booking service begins

The Parika/ Bartica Online Ferry Booking Service has commenced, in keeping with a promise made by the Government to improve ferry services. Commuters can now...