98 active Covid-19 cases in Region 6

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Temperature testing in Region Six

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.