Media Advisory

March 13, 2020. Georgetown, Guyana – The Mayor and Councillors of the City of Georgetown wishes to inform the general public of the closure of the Municipal Day Care Centers: South Road, East Ruimveldt, Festival City and Industrial Site, for a period of two weeks with effect from Monday, March 16, 2020.

The Ministry of Public Health has confirmed one fatality from COVID-19. The Council believes that public health is a primary concern and has taken a decision to follow the national guidelines.

The Council regrets any inconvenience the closure of our Day Care Centers may cause to parents and guardians.

Debra Lewis, Public Relations Officer


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.