Guyana

COVID-19 cases rise to eight

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 28/03/2020 - 19:48

Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence today announced three more confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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Jamaican teachers in South Carolina hunker down

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 28/03/2020 - 15:51

(Jamaica Observer) Several Jamaican teachers in the South Carolina county of Kershaw, which is the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak in that state, are hunkering down for a long haul with schools declared closed for at least two months as authorities there try to contain the spread.

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Jamaica now has 30 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 28/03/2020 - 15:22

(Jamaica Star) Prime Minister Andrew Holness has just announced that Jamaica now has an additional four COVID-19 cases.

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Jamaican woman feels ostracised in South Korea over COVID-19

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 28/03/2020 - 15:20

(Jamaica Gleaner) At least one Jamaican living in South Korea has reported that xenophobia in the South East Asian nation has increased tremendously since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, leaving her and other Jamaicans feeling ostracised.

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Jamaica: Funeral Home Director charged over stolen hospital masks, gloves

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 28/03/2020 - 15:16

(Jamaica Gleaner) Paul Adolphous Brown, a director of Brown’s Funeral Home in Kingston, has been charged in connection with the recent discovery of hundreds of hospital gloves and masks at the establishment located next door to the Kingston Public Hospital.

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Trinidad implements Stay Home rule to battle COVID-19 with 50,000 fine for breaking it

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 28/03/2020 - 15:14

(Trinidad Guardian) The public will still be able to go to the shop, grocery and drug store from Monday.

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Trinidad: Cousins killed in gruesome crash

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 28/03/2020 - 15:10

(Trinidad Express) CHANDRABHAN RAMROOP would do anything for his cousin, Seeta Bhagwandeen.

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Applicant in case challenging Region Four count dies in apparent suicide

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 28/03/2020 - 13:56

Reeaz Holladar, the applicant in the PPP-led court case challenging the vote count for Region Four died this morning by apparent suicide.

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