Reg. 5 COVID-19 Task Forcemeets

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Members of the Regional COVID-19 Task Force for Region 5 are currently meeting to discuss plans on the management of the infectious disease in the region.

The region recently recorded its first COVID-19 case.

The meeting is taking place at the Regional Democratic Council’s (RDC) Boardroom in Fort Wellington, West Coast of Berbice.

Persons at the meeting include representatives from the Regional Office, Guyana Police Force (GPF), GuySuCo, Regional Health Department and other officials.

A detailed story will follow shortly.



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.