No new cases of COVID-19 for second straight day

The Public Health Ministry revealed this afternoon that for the 2nd straight day, there were no new cases of the coronavirus recorded in Guyana. Fourteen tests were completed over the past 24hrs and all 14 of those tests returned a negative result. The total number of active cases remains 71 with two of those persons […]

Common Entrance Exams set for July 1 and 2; Schools to be reopened for exam preparations only from June 8

The Ministry of Education has decided that the National Grade Six Assessment Examinations, popularly known as common entrance, will take place on the 1st and 2nd July, senior Education officials have confirmed to News Source. The examinations were originally scheduled for the 8th and 9th April but were canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. As […]

Curfew and COVID-19 Measures extended to 17th June

The National COVID-19 Task Force today announced its decision to extend the current curfew and health emergency measures until the 17th June as Guyana continues with its efforts to fight the spread of the coronavirus. There were calls for a full lockdown of the country but the Task Force decided against such a move. Under […]

Negative COVID-19 test requires returning nationals to home quarantine

As Guyana prepares to begin accepting flights with Guyanese nationals who are stranded abroad, those nationals will be required to home quarantine for seven days, once they produce a negative COVID-19 test two days before their arrival and successfully pass the COVID-19 screening at the local airports when they arrive. The measure is applicable to […]

CXC Exams set to begin on July 13

The Caribbean Examinations Council has released the timetables for this years CSEC and CAPE examinations. The CSEC exams will begin on the 13th July with the foreign languages and music. The exams will continue until the 4th of August. Unlike previous years and owing to the current COVID-19 measures, for many of the examinations, CXC […]

No new cases of Coronavirus from 40 new tests

Guyana recorded no new case of the coronavirus from 40 tests completed in the past 24 hours. There are however 71 active cases with 70 recoveries and the number of deaths remains at 12. According to the Director of Primary Health Care, Dr. Ertensia Hamilton, Coronavirus cases have been recorded in seven of Guyana’s ten […]

Five workstations now dedicated to Region 4 recount

The recount of votes has been completed for seven of the ten regions with just Regions 4, 6, and 10 having their votes still being counted. During an afternoon briefing outside the Arthur Chung Convention Centre today, Public Relations Officer for GECOM, Yolanda Ward also revealed that five of the twelve workstations being used for […]

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