Category: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Over 1,300, 5-11 years-old receive first dose COVID vaccine

Over 1,300, 5-11 years-old receive first dose COVID vaccine

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 20, 2022

Some 1,302 children between the ages of five to eleven took the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, since ... Read More

Guyana lifts Covid-19 test requirement for arriving passengers, proof of vaccination still required

Guyana lifts Covid-19 test requirement for arriving passengers, proof of vaccination still required

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 17, 2022

Guyana has lifted the Covid 19 testing requirements for all international travellers arriving by aircraft, but proof of vaccination is ... Read More

Gov’t installing oxygen plant at Infectious Diseases Hospital

Gov’t installing oxygen plant at Infectious Diseases Hospital

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 16, 2022

The Government of Guyana continues to build the capacity of the health sector, with a number of significant investments, the ... Read More

First COVID-19 vaccination drive for children 5-11 years successful

First COVID-19 vaccination drive for children 5-11 years successful

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 13, 2022

The government through the Ministry of Health continues to put measures in place to ensure citizens have adequate access to ... Read More

Parents welcome COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 years

Parents welcome COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 years

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 11, 2022

Parents of children ages 5-11 years, on Saturday took the opportunity to get their children vaccinated, as the Ministry of ... Read More

Covid-19 vaccination of children 5-11 years begins tomorrow

Covid-19 vaccination of children 5-11 years begins tomorrow

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 10, 2022

The Ministry of Health will begin the roll- out of the Covid-19 vaccination for children ages 5 to 11 tomorrow, ... Read More

Most COVID-19 affected patients showing mild symptoms

Most COVID-19 affected patients showing mild symptoms

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 7, 2022

Even as Guyana continues to see a significant spike in COVID-19 cases, Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony M.P., said ... Read More

Covid 19 vaccination for children 5-11 years to begin June 11

Covid 19 vaccination for children 5-11 years to begin June 11

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 6, 2022

Guyana has received a shipment of 52,800 doses of the Pfizer vaccines for children ages five to eleven years old, ... Read More

Vaccination for 5-11 age group begins next week

Vaccination for 5-11 age group begins next week

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 3, 2022

The vaccination of children ages 5 to 11 against COVID-19 will be rolled out in the coming week, as Guyana ... Read More

Persons with flu-like symptoms should get tested for COVID-19

Persons with flu-like symptoms should get tested for COVID-19

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 2, 2022

Persons who are experiencing upper respiratory tract symptoms like sore throat and runny nose, should get tested for Covid-19, as ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.