Category: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Kwebanna lockdown meant to pinpoint COVID-19 cases

Kwebanna lockdown meant to pinpoint COVID-19 cases

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- October 26, 2020

-Minister Anthony The decision to institute a 14-day lockdown at Kwebanna, Barima-Waini (Region One) was taken to ensure there is ... Read More

Minister Croal takes ‘Operation COVI-CURB’ to Bartica

Minister Croal takes ‘Operation COVI-CURB’ to Bartica

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- October 26, 2020

A mass sensitisation exercise took place at the Bartica Municipal Market on Saturday, when Minister of Housing and Water, Hon. ... Read More

GPHC dismisses false COVID-19 claim

GPHC dismisses false COVID-19 claim

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 26, 2020

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) notes with concern the circulation of a post on social media, purporting that on ... Read More

Ministry welcomes approval of remdesivir to treat COVID

Ministry welcomes approval of remdesivir to treat COVID

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- October 23, 2020

− local guidelines to be updated With US regulators giving full approval for antiviral drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients, ... Read More

Doctors to be trained in COVID-19 management

Doctors to be trained in COVID-19 management

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- October 23, 2020

The Government has organised specialised training on the management of COVID-19 for doctors. This project is being done through a ... Read More

Ministry sees achievements in fight against COVID-19

Ministry sees achievements in fight against COVID-19

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- October 22, 2020

-Region One staff to be increased The Ministry of Health says there have been considerable achievements to date in its ... Read More

Government to study long-term health impact of COVID-19

Government to study long-term health impact of COVID-19

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- October 21, 2020

− recovered patients to be monitored Evaluations of the long-term effects of COVID-19 on recovered patients have so far unearthed ... Read More

Government orders 20,000 antigen tests for the hinterland

Government orders 20,000 antigen tests for the hinterland

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- October 21, 2020

−produces results within minutes Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony says the rapid antigen tests ordered for selective hinterland regions ... 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.