Tag: coronavirus

6pm-6am Curfew back in full effect

6pm-6am Curfew back in full effect

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 31, 2020

—charges to be imposed for non-compliance to face masks —airports remain closed —preferential treatment for healthcare workers As of September ... Read More

Ministry to reintroduce ‘Public Day’ in light of coronavirus

Ministry to reintroduce ‘Public Day’ in light of coronavirus

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 20, 2020

─ meetings at MoA Headoffice by appointments only In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Agriculture will now ... Read More

COVID-19 Curfew now from 9 pm to 5 am

COVID-19 Curfew now from 9 pm to 5 am

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 15, 2020

— face-masks MUST be worn in public — cut off time for drive-thru, delivery now 8 pm DPI, Guyana, Saturday, ... Read More

New PPP/C Gov’t gives green light for Mining operations to resume in interior regions

New PPP/C Gov’t gives green light for Mining operations to resume in interior regions

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 15, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 15, 2020 According to the new Official Gazette published by the new PPP/C Government, mining operations ... Read More

Ramping up COVID-19 tests will expose true infection numbers – Minister Anthony 

Ramping up COVID-19 tests will expose true infection numbers – Minister Anthony 

Nateshia Isaacs Nateshia Isaacs- August 13, 2020

— no region is immune to COVID-19 — Ministry of Health to train more lab technicians to improve testing capacity ... Read More

PAHO echoes warning against chlorine products as COVID-19 cure

PAHO echoes warning against chlorine products as COVID-19 cure

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 6, 2020

—chemicals can lead to adverse effects if ingested or inhaled —no evidence remedy has any healing benefits DPI, Guyana, Thursday, ... Read More

Region 7 COVID cases surpasses 100 -RHO

Region 7 COVID cases surpasses 100 -RHO

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 5, 2020

-Bartica identified as high-risk location for COVID-19 DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 5, 2020  Regional Health Officer (RHO) of Region Seven, ... Read More

Santa Rosa residents relieved community now ‘COVID-free’

Santa Rosa residents relieved community now ‘COVID-free’

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- August 5, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 05, 2020 Santa Rosa, Guyana's largest Indigenous settlement located in the Moruca Sub-District in the Barima-Waini ... 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.