There has been no local transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Region Six, East Berbice-Corentyne, Guyana.
This report comes just over two months since the only case, which was imported, was recorded in late March. That patient subsequently succumbed as they had developed the most complicated form of the virus.
The region has been working assiduously to ensure there are no more cases recorded and have been making certain that residents follow all the necessary guidelines.
More importantly, robust screening has been taking place at the region’s main point of entry – the Berbice River Bridge.
Director of Health Services in Region Six, Jevaughn Stephen disclosed that all recommended options continue to be explored to guarantee the safety and health of residents in the most efficient way.