Tag: COVID-19

Over 1,300, 5-11 years-old receive first dose COVID vaccine

Over 1,300, 5-11 years-old receive first dose COVID vaccine

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 20, 2022

Some 1,302 children between the ages of five to eleven took the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, since ... Read More

School children not required to be vaccinated to receive ‘Because We Care’ cash grant – VP

School children not required to be vaccinated to receive ‘Because We Care’ cash grant – VP

Stacy Carmichael Stacy Carmichael- June 19, 2022

Vice President, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo has made it clear that there is no vaccine requirement for children to benefit from ... Read More

First COVID-19 vaccination drive for children 5-11 years successful

First COVID-19 vaccination drive for children 5-11 years successful

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 13, 2022

The government through the Ministry of Health continues to put measures in place to ensure citizens have adequate access to ... Read More

Most COVID-19 affected patients showing mild symptoms

Most COVID-19 affected patients showing mild symptoms

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 7, 2022

Even as Guyana continues to see a significant spike in COVID-19 cases, Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony M.P., said ... Read More

400 local physicians to begin training on long-COVID detection, treatment

400 local physicians to begin training on long-COVID detection, treatment

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 1, 2022

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, MP Top experts from the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, are in ... Read More

Children 5 to 11 years for COVID-19 vaccination, 12-17 years to get first booster

Children 5 to 11 years for COVID-19 vaccination, 12-17 years to get first booster

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 30, 2022

Guyana is moving ahead with the procurement of the pediatric COVID-19 vaccines for children five to 11 years old, to ... Read More

Second COVID-19 boosters will be available in June – Health Minister

Second COVID-19 boosters will be available in June – Health Minister

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 30, 2022

The Ministry of Health will begin the administration of a second COVID-19 booster shot to persons 18 years and older, ... Read More

Coronavirus BA.2 variant suspected in Guyana – Minister Anthony

Coronavirus BA.2 variant suspected in Guyana – Minister Anthony

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 27, 2022

While the omicron variant was the dominant COVID-19 strain earlier this year, its subvariant known as BA.2 now accounts for ... Read More

Gov’t interventions providing relief for vulnerable groups amid rising cost of living

Gov’t interventions providing relief for vulnerable groups amid rising cost of living

Stacy Carmichael Stacy Carmichael- May 17, 2022

─ farmers, residents in hinterland severely affected Two of the new relief measures announced by the government on Monday, the ... Read More

Dr. Tracey Bovell receives OAS award for good practices in women’s leadership

Dr. Tracey Bovell receives OAS award for good practices in women’s leadership

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- May 12, 2022

In the upcoming Organization of American States (OAS) Summit, the OAS will recognize women in leadership in the Americas. The ... 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.