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17 Cancer patients receive treatment through GTT’s Pinktober grants

GTT continues to give grants every month. Seventeen cancer patients have been able to access treatment locally through a $2.2M grant from GTT’s Pinktober Funds. According to GTT’s Pinktober Coordinator, Diana Gittens, of the 17 cases, 50 percent were diagnosed with breast cancer, 33 percent with cervical cancer, and six percent with eye, colon, and anorectal cancers respectively. “We are ...

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109 coronavirus patients isolated

The Public Health Ministry says 109 persons are now hospitalised with the coronavirus, COVID-19. One of them is in the Intensive Care Unit. Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Shamdeo Persaud says that’s the latest figure with the addition of five new  cases over the last 24 hours. Overall, Guyana has recorded 235 coronavirus cases since the first case was reported in ...

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DDL infuses sanitiser into Ministry of Education’s COVID-19 fight for CXC exams

Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) on Friday announced a donation of alcohol based sanitizing cleaner, Environ, to the Ministry of Education to assist secondary schools with preparation for the upcoming Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Examinations (CSEC and CAPE). One hundred and twenty-eight secondary schools across the country will each receive a 19 litres (5 gallons) of the cleanser to ensure that ...

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Seal off borders, shut down illegal shops to stop coronavirus upsurge in mining districts- Miners Association

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) in Friday blamed government for poor border enforcement and allowing illegal shops as main reasons for the upsurge of the coronavirus, COVID-19, in mining districts. The association appealed to the authorities to take decisive action to stop the spread of the virus. “It appears that the COVID-19 is being spread at our ...

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Police to charge APNU+AFC supporters for breaching COVID-19 orders

Police on Thursday said they would charge a number of supporters of A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) for breaching the COVID-19 orders that provide for physical distancing. “Police were able to identify a number of individuals in the gathering and summons are being prepared for charges against them for breach of the National Public Orders Restriction,” the ...

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Guyana’s 12 new coronavirus cases are from Region One

The Ministry of Public Health on Thursday reported 12 new cases of the coronavirus  after 42 tests were conducted within the last 24 hours. This takes the total number of confirmed cases to 183. Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Shamdeo Persaud says that all the new cases originated in Region One which indicates a 100 percent increase in their number ...

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COVID-19: Guyana announces six-phase reopening

The National COVID-19 Task Force (NCTF) announces a six phase re-opening of Guyana commencing with Phase 1 starting tomorrow, June 18th and will last until July 2nd. Government says the current curfew of 6pm to 6am will remain in effect for Phase 1 in all administrative regions. The non-curfew measures will be lifted in Regions 5 and 8 which, to ...

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Govt will decide on new COVID-19 emergency measures from Thursday

As the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) prepares to decide later Tuesday afternoon whether to use the recount tabulation and the observation reports to declare  results of the March 2, 2020 elections or ask that fresh elections be held, the Guyana government announced that new COVID-19 emergency measures  will be announced on Wednesday. “Kindly note that the current ...

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No total lockdown- Harmon

Chief Executive Officer of the National COVID-19 Task Force, Joseph Harmon on Saturday ruled out a total lockdown across Guyana, even as the number of infected persons and deaths continue to rise. “I want to make this clear that the National Corona Task Force has not considered a national lockdown,” he said in a statement on the government-controlled National Communications ...

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