Tag: Dr. Shamdeo Persaud

MoPH seeking to tighten COVID-19 measures to reduce disease spread in hinterland

MoPH seeking to tighten COVID-19 measures to reduce disease spread in hinterland

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 3, 2020

−73 new cases confirmed in three days DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 3, 2020 The alarming spike in new COVID-19 cases has prompted the Ministry of ... Read More

57 persons treated in COVID-19 ICU

57 persons treated in COVID-19 ICU

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- July 28, 2020

−Positive cases continue to climb in hinterland DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 27, 2020 To date, the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit ... Read More

‘COVID-19’ Hospital to be ‘centre of excellence’ for treatment of Infectious Diseases

‘COVID-19’ Hospital to be ‘centre of excellence’ for treatment of Infectious Diseases

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- June 29, 2020

−Public Health team walks through, inspects final work −Facility to cater to other infectious disease during and post COVID-19 DPI, ... Read More

COVID-19 safety advisories ‘falling on deaf ears’

COVID-19 safety advisories ‘falling on deaf ears’

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- June 29, 2020

−CMO warns situation could get worse because of non-compliance DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 29, 2020 With the number of confirmed ... Read More

Repatriated Guyanese urged to act responsibly

Repatriated Guyanese urged to act responsibly

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- June 24, 2020

—In light of breaches in quarantine agreement DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Chief Medical Officer of the Public Health ... Read More

No new COVID-19 cases recorded

No new COVID-19 cases recorded

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 19, 2020

—total confirmed cases remain at 183  DPI, Guyana, Friday, June 19, 2020 The number of confirmed cases of the novel ... Read More

MoPH encourages virtual Father’s Day celebrations

MoPH encourages virtual Father’s Day celebrations

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- June 19, 2020

—to prevent COVID-19 transmissions DPI, Guyana, Friday, June 19, 2020 With Father’s Day being observed on Sunday, June 21, the ... Read More

Passengers arriving at Guyana’s airports to follow strict guidelines

Passengers arriving at Guyana’s airports to follow strict guidelines

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- June 18, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, June 18, 2020 As Guyana embarks on a phased re-opening process, the Ministry of Public Health continues ... 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.