Category: Ministry of Public Health

Health Ministry revamping COVID-19 response

Health Ministry revamping COVID-19 response

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 6, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, August 6, 2020 New Health Minister, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has disclosed that one of his immediate ... Read More

COVID-19 cases surpass the 500 mark

COVID-19 cases surpass the 500 mark

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 5, 2020

—Total now stands at 509  DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 As of August 5, 2020, the number of confirmed ... Read More

Region 7 COVID cases surpasses 100 -RHO

Region 7 COVID cases surpasses 100 -RHO

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 5, 2020

-Bartica identified as high-risk location for COVID-19 DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 5, 2020  Regional Health Officer (RHO) of Region Seven, ... Read More

Zero active COVID-19 cases in Region One – RHO

Zero active COVID-19 cases in Region One – RHO

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 5, 2020

—Regional health department reviewing response to prevent new infections DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 After three months of the ... Read More

Mass testing for COVID-19 commences in Region Eight

Mass testing for COVID-19 commences in Region Eight

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 5, 2020

−Nine cases confirmed, two recovered DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Potaro-Siparuni, Region Eight has recorded nine COVID-19 cases as ... Read More

MOIPA exploring virtual celebration for Heritage 2020

MOIPA exploring virtual celebration for Heritage 2020

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- August 5, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 05, 2020 The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples' Affairs has disclosed that it is exploring the possibilities ... Read More

Santa Rosa residents relieved community now ‘COVID-free’

Santa Rosa residents relieved community now ‘COVID-free’

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- August 5, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 05, 2020 Santa Rosa, Guyana's largest Indigenous settlement located in the Moruca Sub-District in the Barima-Waini ... Read More

COVID-19 cases reach 497

COVID-19 cases reach 497

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 4, 2020

—Another COVID death registered; 22 in total  DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continue ... Read More

Reg. 7 RHO calls out nonchalant behaviour aboutCOVID-19

Reg. 7 RHO calls out nonchalant behaviour aboutCOVID-19

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 3, 2020

—Calls for more responsible behaviour by Barticans —COVID-19 situation escalating in region DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 3, 2020 Regional Health Officer, ... Read More

MoPH seeking to tighten COVID-19 measures to reduce disease spread in hinterland

MoPH seeking to tighten COVID-19 measures to reduce disease spread in hinterland

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 3, 2020

−73 new cases confirmed in three days DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 3, 2020 The alarming spike in new COVID-19 cases has prompted the Ministry of ... Read More

No silver bullet for COVID-19 – WHO warns

No silver bullet for COVID-19 – WHO warns

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 3, 2020

—worldwide cases now at 17.5M —China probe moves one step ahead DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 3, 2020 On Monday, Director-General ... 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.