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COVID-19 - Guyanese urged to practise social distancing – avoid large gatherings

Monday, 23 March 2020

Guyana Chronicle, March 23, 2020

By Tamica Garnett

THOUGH social distancing is one of the primary measures in preventing the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19), many Guyanese are failing to take heed to this advisory, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Karen Boyle, said on Sunday.

No fear of lack of funding for government coronavirus fight

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Guyana Chronicle, March 18, 2020

NOTWITHSTANDING government agencies currently operating without a budget, there is no fear of the government running out of money to fund emergency initiatives in the country’s fight against the spread of the corona/COVID-19 virus, as the law provides for funding under such circumstances.

Government closes schools for two weeks over Coronavirus

Saturday, 14 March 2020

Guyana Chronicle, March 14, 2020

FOLLOWING backlash from an initial statement that public schools would remain open despite the discovery of Guyana’s first reported case of the Covid-19 virus, the Ministry of Education (MoE), on Friday, issued a new statement informing that public schools will be closed for two weeks, commencing from Monday, March 16.