Daily Archives: Monday, 4 January 2021, 16:43

166 now dead from COVID-19

Last Updated on Monday, 4 January 2021, 16:49 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Health Ministry on Monday said two more persons died from the coronavirus – the first for the New Year- pushing the death toll to 166. The latest fatalities are a 70-year-old man Region Six (East Berbice- Corentyne) and an 85-year old man from Region 10 (Upper Demerara- Berbice). ...

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Charity restaurateurs robbed at gunpoint

Last Updated on Monday, 4 January 2021, 15:26 by Denis Chabrol A Chinese’s national and his business partner were robbed and assaulted at gunpoint Sunday night on the Essequibo coast, police said Monday. Police say the robbery and assault were committed on the Chinese’s Nationals Steve Sue, age 41 years, a businessman and his business partner Yu Rong Cao, age ...

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GAWU worried about likely retrenchment of asphalt plant workers

Last Updated on Monday, 4 January 2021, 14:16 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) has expressed concern about the likelihood of several workers of government’s asphalt plant being retrenched with the acquisition of a new facility. The plant is controlled by the state-owned Demerara Harbour Bridge C0rporation (DHBC). GAWU General Secretary Seepaul Narine said the ...

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COVID vaccines expected in Guyana during second quarter of 2021

Last Updated on Monday, 4 January 2021, 12:35 by Writer Health Minister Dr. Frank Anthony on Monday disclosed that Guyana would receive the first batch of COVID-19 vaccine during the second quarter of this year, but he could not say whether it would be the one produced by Moderna which has less refrigeration restrictions compared to the other vaccine types. ...

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