Regional Health Officer Dr Vishalya Sharma on Thursday announced that there are 98 active Covid-19 cases in the East-Berbice Corentyne district.
Overall, the region has recorded 248 cases to date.
Dr Sharma said 77 of the active cases are from Orealla/Siparuta.
Some 139 persons in the region have recovered from the life-threatening disease.
Officials explained that the region’s Covid-19 hotspots are East Canje, Vryman’s Ervin and Greater New Amsterdam.