Chikungunya spreading, 31 cases so far

The mosquito-borne chikungunya virus has made its way to other parts of the country with seven of the 12 newly confirmed cases coming from Regions 3, 4, 5 and the city.

Minister of Health Dr. Bheri Ramsaran in an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA) yesterday said there were three cases from West Berbice: Bath Settlement, Bush Lot, and Number 9 Village, one each from Mahaicony and Ithaca, one from North Ruimveldt and one from Crane, West Coast Demerara, Region Three.

The Minister said that on July 1 upon receiving the results of samples that were sent to the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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