Tag: Region Eight

Region Eight installs COVID-19 screening site

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 6, 2021

- to curb transmission Region Eight Regional Health Officer (RHO) Dr. Ravindra Dudhnauth says the installation of a COVID-19 screening ... Read More

Strong, consistent leadership, political will necessary

Strong, consistent leadership, political will necessary

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- February 7, 2021

- Min. Sukhai tells Region Eight’s new RDC Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai has charged the newly elected ... Read More

Generator at Matthews Ridge operational

Generator at Matthews Ridge operational

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- January 11, 2021

─additional fuel filtration systems to be implemented The generator at Matthews Ridge has been restored to normal operations, after a ... Read More

El Paso well to be completed after works on Port Kaituma well

El Paso well to be completed after works on Port Kaituma well

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- November 20, 2020

-Minister Croal Minister of Housing and Water, Hon. Collin Croal in response to a standstill on works at a well ... Read More

Regional officials signal plans to develop country

Regional officials signal plans to develop country

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- October 26, 2020

Regional Chair and Vice Chairpersons who were sworn-in by President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali on Monday have said that they ... Read More

Chiung Mouth to get potable water for Christmas

Chiung Mouth to get potable water for Christmas

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- October 19, 2020

Residents of Chiung Mouth, Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight) will soon have access to potable water as the Ministry of Housing and ... Read More

Mass testing for COVID-19 commences in Region Eight

Mass testing for COVID-19 commences in Region Eight

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 5, 2020

−Nine cases confirmed, two recovered DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Potaro-Siparuni, Region Eight has recorded nine COVID-19 cases as ... Read More

Moruca man is Region Eight’s first COVID-19 case

Moruca man is Region Eight’s first COVID-19 case

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- July 3, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Friday, July 3, 2020 An eighteen-year-old man has tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Region Eight, making ... Read More

Lift of non-curfew measures in Regs. 5, 8 withdrawn

Lift of non-curfew measures in Regs. 5, 8 withdrawn

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- June 19, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Friday, June 19, 2020 The Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence has withdrawn an initial order to relax ... Read More

Region Eight tightens COVID-19 screening, sensitisation efforts

Region Eight tightens COVID-19 screening, sensitisation efforts

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- May 27, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Since the emergence of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Guyana, it has quickly moved ... 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.