Guyana records 16th death from COVID-19

first_img Oct 16, 2020 Considering the local situation, Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence, said the ministry will continue to plead with all Guyanese to intensify efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 by practising social distancing, staying at home, wearing face masks and regularly and thoroughly washing hands. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Health authorities have tested some 2,889 persons to date, with 2,611 of those persons being negative and 278 positive. Of the positive cases, some 121 persons have recovered and 16 persons have died, but there are 152 active cases of which 142 are in institutional isolation and ten in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU). You may be interested in… The latest COVID-19 victim was a 76-year-old woman. It is unclear when she contracted the disease or whether she was in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU), but Portsmouth became the fourth person to die from the disease in one week. Six Eastern Caribbean countries deemed safe for travel – CDC COVID-19 Update Guyana: 19 test positive in last 24 hoursGUYANA has seen an alarming increase in the number of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases over the past few days, and it was no different over the past 24 hours, as the country recorded 19 new cases within that time. Those cases were found following 143 tests, which were done between…July 28, 2020In “General”More COVID-19 recoveries, deaths in CARICOM Member StatesSeveral CARICOM Member States are recording more deaths from the COVID-19 global pandemic. While some patients who were diagnosed with the virus have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals in some countries, Jamaica, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago have recorded more deaths from the disease. On Wednesday 1 April,…April 1, 2020In “CARICOM”Guyana records 8 new cases of COVID-19There continues to be a consistent increase in the number of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, and the past 24 hours was no different, as authorities recorded eight new cases. Health authorities have so far tested 3,379 persons, with 3,071 being negative and 308 testing positive for COVID-19.Of the positive cases,…July 15, 2020In “General”Share this on WhatsApp Oct 16, 2020center_img Oct 15, 2020 CMO says Saint Lucia at critical stage of COVID-19 outbreak More deaths from COVID-19 recorded in CARICOM countries,… Oct 15, 2020 St. Lucia records more cases of COVID The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) death toll in Guyana continues to climb, as the country lost another person to the deadly disease, on Sunday.last_img read more

Argonaut Weekly: December 14-20

first_img Share Argonaut Weekly: December 14-20 Argonaut of the Week Ken Mitchell (Photo by Jim Hogue) center_img PENSACOLA, Fla. – The West Florida men’s and women’s basketball teams are in the thick of their non-conference schedules and looking ahead to Gulf South Conference play in January.  Both teams faced tough tests on Sunday against visiting Delta State, as the Statesmen and Lady Statesmen came in and picked up victories in both games against the Argonauts.  The UWF women’s team leaves today for a two-game road trip, while the men will have two early season rematches this week, facing Columbus State on the road on Tuesday and Montevallo at home on Saturday.ARGONAUT OF THE WEEKKen MitchellMen’s BasketballJunior ForwardJunior forward Ken Mitchell (Mobile, Ala./Alabama Southern CC) had a breakout game for the Argonauts in his first start at UWF on Sunday, scoring 19 points and adding 11 rebounds for his first double-double at UWF.  Mitchell was 9-13 from the field and also picked up one block and one steal.  The junior is off to a solid start to his first season of on-court action at UWF, averaging 7.6 points and a team-leading 6.3 rebounds per game while shooting .568 (21-37) from the field.  Mitchell also leads the team with seven blocks in seven games.For all of your hotel needs in the Pensacola area, visit www.highpointe.com. MEN’S BASKETBALL (3-5, 0-0 GSC)- 12/13 vs. Delta State: 63-75 LThe West Florida men’s basketball team led by as much as nine points early in the second half against visiting Delta State on Sunday, but the Argonauts could not hold on as the Statesmen pulled away and defeated UWF 75-63.  Junior forward Ken Mitchell got his first start for West Florida and made the most of it, leading all players with 19 points and 11 rebounds.  Three other Argonauts scored in double digits, including senior guard Jonathan Jackson with 14 and senior forward Max Hoggard and senior guard Maurice Thomas with 12 each.  Thomas matched a career high with nine assists, and he also grabbed seven rebounds.The Argonauts will go on the road for a rematch against Columbus State on Tuesday, December 15 at 7:00 p.m. ET.  The Argonauts faced the Cougars in the season opener at home, falling 76-91.  The Argos will then return home on Saturday for another rematch, this time against Montevallo.  The Falcons defeated West Florida 94-72 in the first meeting between the teams this season at the UWF Thanksgiving Classic.WOMEN’S BASKETBALL (5-4, 0-0 GSC)- 12/13 vs. No. 3 Delta State: 44-80 LThe West Florida women’s basketball team trailed by eight points heading into the second half against No. 3 Delta State at the UWF Field House on Sunday, but the Lady Statesmen would use a dominant second half to pull away for an 80-44 victory over the Argonauts.  Senior guard Tiffany Williams led the Argonauts with 16 points, and fellow senior Amy Drake was right behind at 13.  Drake hit her first six free throws, extending her consecutive free throw streak to 23 straight. She would finish the game 7-9 from the line and shooting 88.6 percent this season.  Sophomore forward Kirstin McIntyre was the team’s leading rebounder with five.UWF will head east this week to take on in-state rivals Flagler on Tuesday and Palm Beach Atlantic on Thursday.  Tuesday’s game at Flagler will start at 5:30 p.m. ET, and Thursday’s game at PBA is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 p.m. ET.MULTIMEDIAThe UWF Sports Information office is proud to offer a variety of ways to stay updated on Argonaut Athletics:- Live Audio- Live Video- Live Stats- eScores- E-mailing List- www.Facebook.com/GoArgos- www.Twitter.com/GoArgos- Photo Galleries- RSS Feeds- Podcasts2009-10 ARGONAUTS OF THE WEEK12/14Ken MitchellMen’s Basketball12/7Amy DrakeWomen’s Basketball11/30Dominique BoykinsWomen’s BasketballMaurice ThomasMen’s Basketball11/23Shameka GordonWomen’s SoccerJonathan JacksonMen’s BasketballTiffany WilliamsWomen’s Basketball11/16Courtney JonesWomen’s SoccerJamie NicholsVolleyball11/9Frank CopeMen’s SoccerLindsay HommeVolleyball11/2Shakira DuncanWomen’s SoccerPatricia GandolfoVolleyball10/26Kara GonzalezVolleyballEddie PaganMen’s Cross CountryJordan StoneWomen’s Soccer10/19Valissia BrathwaiteVolleyballRichard DixonMen’s Soccer10/12Donald DavisMen’s Cross CountryShakira DuncanWomen’s Soccer10/5Kevin DucrosMen’s TennisLeandro FerreiraMen’s TennisBailee HedstromWomen’s Cross Country9/28Patricia GandolfoVolleyballJenny LinesWomen’s GolfKaley MorrisWomen’s Soccer9/21Tyler BowmanMen’s Cross CountryJay MainvilleMen’s Soccer9/14Kimberly ClarkVolleyballDernelle MascallWomen’s Soccer9/7Shaneka GordonWomen’s SoccerMegan SteinocherWomen’s Cross Country8/31Paul WilloughbyMen’s SoccerTHIS WEEK’S UWF ATHLETICS SCHEDULETuesday, December 15W. Basketball @ Flagler (at St. Augustine, Fla.) 5:30 ETM. Basketball @ Columbus State (at Columbus, Ga.) 7:00 ET Thursday, December 17W. Basketball @ Palm Beach Atlantic (at West Palm Beach, Fla.) 7:00 ETSaturday, December 19M. Basketball vs. Montevallo 2:00For information on all UWF Athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

AIG finals in Thurles

first_imgClonmel fly the flag for Munster in the Junior Cup while Nenagh are going for the Pierce Purcell Shield having last won it in 2016. Photo © – Tipp FM The Cup and Shield finals get underway at Thurles Golf Club today.Five All-Ireland titles will be decided over the coming days.Portmarnock take on reigning Senior Cup champions Galway in the semi-final while Royal Portrush go up against Dungarvan.last_img