PM and wife receive COVID-19 vaccine

Prime Minister, Hon. Brigadier (ret’d) Mark Phillips his wife Mrs. Mignon Bowen-Phillips recieved their COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday morning according to the Department of Public Information.

“The process was smooth, there was no issue or problem…What is important is to demonstrate to the people of Guyana that the vaccine is there, and we should come forward and take it, because it is what will protect you and save your life,” The Prime Minister is quoted as saying. Several senior officials including past presidents are expected to receive the vaccines as the health authorities are targeting citizens 60 years and older. 


The process was scheduled to start at the Mabaruma District Hospital, Port Kaituma Hospital, Charity Hospital, Suddie Regional Hospital, Vreed-en-Hoop Health Centre, New Amsterdam Health Centre, Skeldon Regional Hospital, Enmore Polly Clinic, Bartica Health Centre, Mahdia District Hospital, Kwakwani Hospital, Lethem Health Centre, and the Annai Health Centre, the Ministry of Health has said.