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Kwebanna goes on full lockdown this weekend

Kwebanna, a small village in the Moruca Sub-district in Region One will go on full lockdown from Sunday as a result of increased COVID-19 cases. The lockdown will last for two weeks, the village’s Toshao Paul Pierre told the News Room…

83 new COVID-19 cases

The Ministry of Public Health on Friday recorded 83 new COVID-19 cases; the highest to be recorded this week. The new cases take the overall total to 3,960. Of the new cases, 36 were recorded in Region One, three each in Regions Two…

27 new COVID-19 cases recorded

The Ministry of Health on Thursday reported 27 new COVID-19 cases from 143 tests. This brings the total known cases since March to 3, 877 of which 2, 853 persons have recovered and 117 persons have died. There are 16 patients in the…

Spike in COVID-19 deaths, cases in Region One

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 health crisis in Guyana, Region One has recorded a total of 626 cases. There are 101 active cases in the Region and 24 persons have died. Regional Health Officer Dr Steve Cheefoon explained during an…

Another Region One man dies from COVID-19

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday recorded the third COVID-19 death from Region One, a 68-year-old male. The Ministry in a statement said the patient died while receiving medical care. This pushes to the death toll to 117 and represents…