Tag: social distancing

Medical Council backs Sputnik vaccine use

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 19, 2021

The COVID 19 Pandemic continues to devastate the world, both Healthwise and Economically. While we continue to recommend that persons ... Read More

It is in the national interest for all adult Guyanese to take the COVID-19 vaccine

It is in the national interest for all adult Guyanese to take the COVID-19 vaccine

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 30, 2021

Every single country, no exception, has discovered that specific public health measures are critically important in fighting COVID-19. These measures, ... Read More

Gov’t launches Operation CoviCurb to reinforce safety protocols

Gov’t launches Operation CoviCurb to reinforce safety protocols

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- October 1, 2020

─over 5000 participants to be part of campaign ─GDF to deploy no less than 500 troops The Government is embarking ... Read More

Health Minister re-emphasises importance of COVID-19 protective guidelines

Health Minister re-emphasises importance of COVID-19 protective guidelines

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 10, 2020

− mask-wearing, social-distancing key to lower disease transmission    DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 10, 2020   It has been five ... 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

Pension Week – June, 2020

Pension Week – June, 2020

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 29, 2020

The National Insurance Scheme remains very cognizant that it provides an essential service to our Pensioners and Beneficiaries. In an ... Read More

Pension Week – May, 2020

Pension Week – May, 2020

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 28, 2020

The National Insurance Scheme remains very cognizant that it provides an essential service to our Pensioners and Beneficiaries. In an ... Read More

G’town mayor calls on shoppers to adhere to social distancing measures

G’town mayor calls on shoppers to adhere to social distancing measures

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- April 19, 2020

—'We need to defeat COVID-19 together’ DPI, Guyana, Sunday, April 19, 2020 Mayor of Georgetown, His Worship Pandit Ubraj Narine ... Read More

PUBLIC NOTICE – Ministry of Social Protection

PUBLIC NOTICE – Ministry of Social Protection

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 17, 2020

The Ministry of Social Protection wishes to advise the public that commencing Monday, 20th April, 2020, the collection of Public ... Read More

Ferry services modified to facilitate increased goods, food transport

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- April 16, 2020

—Leguan, Wakenaam, Supenaam, Bartica ferry schedules change — no more than 200 passengers allowed per trip DPI, Guyana, Thursday, April ... Read More

PUBLIC NOTICE – Public Procurement Commission

PUBLIC NOTICE – Public Procurement Commission

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 16, 2020

The Ministry of Public Health has recommended several measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, which include guidelines ... 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.