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COVID-19 cases climb to 245

The Ministry of Public Health has announced that Guyana recorded ten new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total recorded to date to 245. Chief Medical...

Bartica records sixth COVID-19 case

The Regional Health Officer of Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) has announced that Bartica now has six confirmed cases of COVID-19. RHO Dr. Edward Segala made the...

17 cancer patients receive treatment through GTT’s Pinktober grants

Seventeen cancer patients have been able to access treatment locally through a $2.2M grant from GTT’s Pinktober Funds. According to GTT’s Pinktober Coordinator, Diana Gittens,...

Another flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China

A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been identified in China by scientists. It emerged recently and...

COVID-19 cases jump to 235

The Ministry of Public Health has announced that the number of COVID-19 cases in Guyana has jumped to 235. A total of 114 persons have...

WHO warns worst is ‘yet to come’ on coronavirus

(BBC) The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned the world that the "worst is yet to come" in the Covid-19 pandemic. WHO head Tedros Adhanom...

15 new COVID-19 cases recorded

The Ministry of Public Health has announced that 15 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded, bringing the total number of cases thus far to...

Poor border control, illegal crossing are reasons for spike in COVID-19 cases in mining...

See full statement from the GGDMA: The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) is alarmed by the recent upsurge in the number of cases...

6 new COVID-19 cases recorded as cases climb to 215

The Ministry of Public Health has announced that of the 84 tests that were done, there are six new cases, bringing the total number...

Mother concerned after children in Lethem COVID-19 facility left unsupervised, allowed to mingle with...

A mother of two primary school children is alleging that students who have been taken into the quarantine/isolation facility at Lethem, Region Nine (Upper...

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Schenectady bans police head holds after controversial arrest of US-based Guyanese

 City police officers are now prohibited from placing their knee on a suspect’s head as a control hold and the department will boost de-escalation...

Trinidad and Tobago opposition calls for election observers

(Caribbean News Global) International election observation and monitoring is an important mechanism for ensuring election integrity, the United National Congress (UNC) asserted in its...

WHO Chief blasts ‘lack of leadership’ and calls for global unity as coronavirus cases...

(CNN) The director-general of the World Health Organization has condemned a "lack of leadership" in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and made an emotional plea...

Basil Williams incites Lowenfield to violate the law – PPP

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Brathwaite’s 65 puts West Indies, 159-3, closer to England’s total in 1st Test

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...

Eyewitness: The morning after

…the foot fell The last time there was an expected momentous court decision in this elections outrage that’s been fuelled by the judicial antics of...

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...