Tag: Novel Coronavirus

MoH adding Remdesivir to drug inventory for treatment of COVID-19

MoH adding Remdesivir to drug inventory for treatment of COVID-19

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- September 14, 2020

−Drug being acquired at reduced cost to Guyana −FDA approved; guaranteed faster recovery Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony ... Read More

Several COVID-19 vaccines being explored

Several COVID-19 vaccines being explored

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 4, 2020

-Some vaccines are in the final phase of being approved Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has disclosed that ... Read More

Surviving a deadly disease: COVID-19 and its impact

Surviving a deadly disease: COVID-19 and its impact

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 29, 2020

- Delecia George tells her story Delecia George has a story to tell and it is a cautionary tale. Twenty-two-year-old ... Read More

Confirmed COVID-19 cases now stand at 554

Confirmed COVID-19 cases now stand at 554

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 8, 2020

— New Min. of Health prepares to tackle pandemic head-on DPI, Guyana, Saturday, August 8, 2020 As the new Minister ... Read More

Linden’s turn 50

Linden’s turn 50

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- April 29, 2020

—Town week activities postponed due to COVID-19 - “Stay safe Linden!” – Minister Bulkan DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 ... Read More

With the people in mind… D’Urban Street pharmacist refuses to hike prices amid COVID-19

With the people in mind… D’Urban Street pharmacist refuses to hike prices amid COVID-19

Neola Damon Neola Damon- April 25, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, April 25, 2020 Owner of Health Max Pharmacy, Steven Broodhagan is one of the business owners who ... Read More

CDC donates 5,000 face masks to GPOC

CDC donates 5,000 face masks to GPOC

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- April 22, 2020

- to be distributed to pensioners  DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) today donated 5,000 ... Read More

Meeting between the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Republic of Suriname to strengthen Cooperation to combat COVID-19

Meeting between the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Republic of Suriname to strengthen Cooperation to combat COVID-19

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020 - Officials of Guyana and Suriname met via video conference on Monday 20 April 2020, with a ... Read More

CJIA doing internal work during downtime

CJIA doing internal work during downtime

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- April 20, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Monday, April 20, 2020 The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) is using the current downtime to attend to ... Read More

Region 6 receives hampers as CDC’s distribution continues

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- April 9, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, April 9, 2020 Residents in Little India and Little Africa, Corriverton in Region Six were among those ... 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.