GTT makes a donation of hundreds of surgical and KN95 masks to Suddie Hospital, Essequibo

Georgetown, GUYANA, June 11, 2020: Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on June X, 2020, made a donation of hundreds of surgical and KN95 masks to the Suddie Hospital in Essequibo.

This donation forms part of the company’s “Celebrating Guyanese Heroes” initiative. “As a company we are compelled to support our frontline workers, especially during these unprecedented times, as they demonstrate commitment by taking care of the nation,” stated GTT’s PR Manager Jasmin Harris. “The pandemic has highlighted the critical role that our frontline workers play and we feel duty-bound to assist in whatever way we can;  we are in this together and the masks are necessary,” Harris added.

GTT’s Delita Weithers hands over masks to representative from Suddie Hospital

Receiving the donation on behalf of the Suddie Hospital was Dr. Sonia Gray. She indicated that it was a much needed donation and will help to assist the doctors and nurses at the hospital in fulfilling their duty to the patients in a safe manner. “We would like to thank GTT for this donation. This addition to our stock will help to ensure we are protected while performing our daily duties,” Dr Gray stated.

One hundred KN95 and two hundred surgical masks were donated.

GTT continues to support Doctors and Nurses on the frontline with the provision of free mobile service throughout the pandemic.


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