Tag: COVID-19 response

Hinterland development is a priority – says Prime Minister

Hinterland development is a priority – says Prime Minister

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 17, 2020

- Leads Ministerial outreach to Region Nine Prime Minister Hon Brigadier (ret'd) Mark Phillips on Wednesday reaffirmed his Government’s commitment ... Read More

Health Ministry gets $32M from ExxonMobil for antigen testing kits

Health Ministry gets $32M from ExxonMobil for antigen testing kits

Anara Khan Anara Khan- December 7, 2020

The Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 testing capacity has been boosted by a $32 million donation from ExxonMobil Guyana to purchase ... Read More

Gov’t’s COVID-19 response producing results

Gov’t’s COVID-19 response producing results

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- September 17, 2020

−says Minister Anthony Minister of Health Dr. Frank Anthony says the Government’s frontal approach to addressing the novel coronavirus disease ... Read More

President Ali meets with stakeholders on COVID-19 response strategy

President Ali meets with stakeholders on COVID-19 response strategy

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 25, 2020

Today, His Excellency, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana met with a wide cross-section of ... Read More

Staff being trained to man regional COVID-ICUs

Staff being trained to man regional COVID-ICUs

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 24, 2020

Twenty-nine ventilators will soon be arriving in the country, with some destined for regional hospitals. These facilities will now have ... Read More

Funding the COVID-19 response

Funding the COVID-19 response

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 24, 2020

−Testing capacity, socio-economic response among priorities −Int’l support and consideration being solicited Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, Minister of Health Minister ... Read More

WHO says COVID-19 immunity may not last, additional studies needed

WHO says COVID-19 immunity may not last, additional studies needed

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 14, 2020

—UK study suggests antibodies may not last more than 3 months DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Scientists are now ... Read More

WHO calls for increased Influenza testing as flu season approaches

WHO calls for increased Influenza testing as flu season approaches

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- June 10, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 While efforts are being focussed on mitigating the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), ... 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.