Ministry of Education Novel Corona Virus – COVID-19 UPDATE

-Health Advisory as at March 13, 2020

The Ministry of Education wishes to advise that with effect from Monday, March 16, 2020, all schools will be closed for two weeks. Additionally, this decision will be reassessed during this period and further guidance will be provided. If you have any concerns please contact the Ministry of Education on 226 – 1175 or the Public Health Hotline on 227-4986 (08:00hrs – 16:00hrs) or 624-3067 (16:30 – 20:00hrs).

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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.