Tag: lockdown

Workers, businesses welcome reopening of economy

Workers, businesses welcome reopening of economy

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- November 12, 2020

Mr. Lawrence Barker, a husband and father of five, is one of thousands benefitting from Government’s decision to slowly reopen ... Read More

Min. Allicock disappointed with reaction of Moruca residents to lockdown

Min. Allicock disappointed with reaction of Moruca residents to lockdown

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- July 7, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Hon. Sydney Allicock has expressed his disappointment with the ... Read More

Partial lockdown in Upper Mazaruni as Region 7 tightens perimeters

Partial lockdown in Upper Mazaruni as Region 7 tightens perimeters

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 4, 2020

—screening point implemented at Sherima crossing DPI, Guyana, Saturday July 4, 2020 Officials of Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) have taken the ... Read More

Mass testing to commence in Aranka, Moruca and surrounding areas

Mass testing to commence in Aranka, Moruca and surrounding areas

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- July 4, 2020

—Aranka, Moruca to be on lockdown from July 6 —MoPH seeking to suppress infection spread DPI, Guyana, Saturday, July 4, ... Read More

14-Day lockdown implemented in Santa Rosa amid rising COVID cases

14-Day lockdown implemented in Santa Rosa amid rising COVID cases

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 4, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Saturday July 4, 2020 Officials in Santa Rosa, a village in Moruca, Region One (Barima-Waini) have implemented a ... Read More

Measures must be sought before curfew is implemented – City Mayor reiterates

Measures must be sought before curfew is implemented – City Mayor reiterates

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- April 1, 2020

─ Council currently in consultation with stakeholders  DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, April 1, 2020  Mayor of Georgetown His Worship Pandit Ubraj ... Read More

Utilise ‘lockdown’ period to attack COVID-19 – WHO

Utilise ‘lockdown’ period to attack COVID-19 – WHO

Anara Khan Anara Khan- March 25, 2020

─2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games postponed DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on ... 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.