Category: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Second dose Sputnik V arrives in Guyana – Health Minister

Second dose Sputnik V arrives in Guyana – Health Minister

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- September 28, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony MP said persons who took their first dose of the Sputnik V vaccine over ... Read More

Allergic reactions to other vaccines should be reported before taking COVID-19 jab – Minister Anthony

Allergic reactions to other vaccines should be reported before taking COVID-19 jab – Minister Anthony

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- September 27, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, MP, is advising persons, as a precaution, to report any allergic reactions to vaccines ... Read More

Persons with underlying health conditions not exempted from taking COVID-19 vaccine

Persons with underlying health conditions not exempted from taking COVID-19 vaccine

Neola Damon Neola Damon- September 27, 2021

─ Region Four RHO urges them to seek medical advice Persons with pre-existing health conditions are not fully exempted from ... Read More

More than 40 per cent of Region Four’s adult fully vaccinated against COVID-19

More than 40 per cent of Region Four’s adult fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Beauty Razack Beauty Razack- September 27, 2021

In Demerara-Mahaica (Region Four), 77.3 per cent of the adult population have taken their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine ... Read More

$205.8M Japanese grant to boost COVID-19 fight

$205.8M Japanese grant to boost COVID-19 fight

Anara Khan Anara Khan- September 27, 2021

Guyana’s ability to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) will be boosted with a $205.8 million (US $1,029,000) grant from the Government ... Read More

COVID-19 vaccination drive-through continues to attract large turnout

COVID-19 vaccination drive-through continues to attract large turnout

Neola Damon Neola Damon- September 25, 2021

Scores of young people flocked to the Guyana National Stadium at Providence, East Bank Demerara to get vaccinated with the ... Read More

“The best vaccine that you have is the vaccine in your arm” – Min. Anthony

“The best vaccine that you have is the vaccine in your arm” – Min. Anthony

Anara Khan Anara Khan- September 24, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, MP, says the best vaccine a person can take to protect themselves against COVID-19, ... Read More

Health Minister ‘green lights’ laminating Cov-19 vaccination card once information visible

Health Minister ‘green lights’ laminating Cov-19 vaccination card once information visible

Neola Damon Neola Damon- September 23, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, M.P, said persons are free to laminate their COVID-19 vaccination booklets for preservation, once ... Read More

Strict COVID-19 measures in place for limited travel across borders – Health Minister

Strict COVID-19 measures in place for limited travel across borders – Health Minister

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- September 23, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony said persons entering Guyana from neighbouring Brazil and Suriname must be fully vaccinated and ... Read More

Infectious Diseases Hospital being outfitted to accommodate over 200 patients

Infectious Diseases Hospital being outfitted to accommodate over 200 patients

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- September 22, 2021

−field hospital to provide additional capacity The second floor of the Infectious Diseases Hospital at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara, has ... Read More

Non-adherence to COVID-19 measures could result in prosecution – Health Minister

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- September 21, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, MP, is reminding members of the public that they could face prosecution if they ... 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.