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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

1 more COVID death, 281 new cases recorded

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

Elderly Region 7 man dies from COVID-19; death toll now at 251

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported that another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died, taking the total number...

Increased focus on promoting healthier lifestyles in 2016

Health authorities here in Guyana have made it clear that this year (2016), increased focus will be placed on addressing issues relating to Chronic...

GPHC’s A&E, ICU nurses call in sick

Nurses on the night shift in the Accident and Emergency, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) called in sick on...

Govt concerned about potentially low uptake when Guyana gets Covid vaccines for 5-11 age...

With the current low uptake of Covid-19 vaccine among the 12-17 age category, Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony has expressed concerns about what the...

Granger was not in contact with COVID-19 positive presidential guards – MOTP

Caretaker President David Granger was not in contact with the eight presidential guards who were recently tested positive for COVID-19. This was revealed by Director...

GCF approves $140M for Agriculture sector, FAO to assist in resilience building

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved some $140Million (US$697,183) for Guyana’s second Readiness Support for the agriculture sector. Head, Office of Climate Change (OCC),...

5 more die from COVID, death toll now stands at 840  

The Health Ministry on Sunday reported that five more persons have succumbed to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), thus taking Guyana’s death toll to 840. The...

GPHC investigating death of Mahaica woman, unborn child

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has launched an investigation into the sudden death of a 39-year-old mother of five, Navita Maraj of Helena...

Covid: 47 new cases recorded

Guyana has recorded 47 new cases of the novel coronavirus, taking the total positives detected to date to 70,888. There are 11 persons in the...

Recent Articles

Pickup driver remanded for crashing into crowd, killing man

Shazad Sattaur of Glasgow Housing Scheme, East Bank Berbice (EBB) was today slapped with a series of charges in relation to the fatal accident...

25 smart classrooms to be established in 2023 – Manickchand

In keeping with the Education Ministry’s vision of incorporating technology to transform the education sector, 25 smart classrooms are expected to be established or...

6 more solid waste sites to be established – Dharamlall

Some $1 billion has been allocated in this year’s budget specifically for solid waste management interventions, while another $885 million is set aside to...

First Lady named ‘Godmother’ of Guyana’s third FPSO

Guyana’s third Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel – the Prosperity – was officially dedicated by First Lady Mrs. Arya Ali and company...

Buxton protesters demand suspected drug trafficker be released from custody – Ministry

See full statement from Home Affairs Ministry: An intelligence-led operation this morning resulted in the interception of a motor vehicle bearing registration number PRR 6703...

Excel Guyana forges strategic alliance with Inver Group

Excel Guyana has announced a strategic alliance with Inver Group, a firm specialising in the distribution of metal building solutions and construction materials including...

Guyanese-born actress Letitia Wright conferred with Honorary Doctorate

Black Panther star Letitia Wright was this morning conferred with an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters, from the University of Guyana. The University held an...

Protests erupt at Buxton over CANU operation

Residents of Buxton, East Coast Demerara (ECD) have begun protesting following an operation conducted by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) in the area. Details surrounding...

Letter: No Lost and Found at CJIA, Timehri?

Dear Editor, As a citizen of this country, and one who was a beauty Ambassador of Guyana for several years, I wish to express my...

Berbice man charged with attempted murder of wife

  Businessman Khemadatt Persaud was today charged with the attempted murder of his reputed wife, Deoranie Badal called “Marcy”. He made his appearance before Magistrate Rabindranauth...