The Martinique epidemic continues with 3,537 new cases in a week

The Martinique epidemic continues with 3,537 new cases in a week

The epidemic continues to erupt

The Kovid-19 epidemic continues to rise sharply in Martinique this week, according to figures released by ARS (Tuesday, July 27). Unprecedented rates, much higher than ever known.

From 19 to 25 July 2021, the local health agency estimates 3,537 new cases 2241 Case last week.

All indicators are rising strongly. The positive rate is 16.5 percent compared to 15 percent last week. 986 more cases per lakh residents. Still a figure compared to last week (625 per 100,000).

ARS igs says 52,334 people have had a complete immunization schedule (first or second dose) or 16.14% of the population over the age of 12 since the vaccination campaign began in Martinique. A figure that cannot prevent an epidemic.

24 in the intensive care unit and 8 new deaths

CHUM experienced the full impact of this fourth wave. White Plan As it is operational, the hospital is now in a state of suffocation A saturated intensive care unit. Doctors have so People were publicly asked for help, By the responsibility of each. Prefecture and ARS state:

Outbreaks appear to be exacerbated during this time. This increase has implications for admissions to disasters, hospitals, and intensive care units: CHUM has reached saturation levels.

Eight new deaths will be avoided this week, taking the total number of deaths associated with Kovid-19 to 111 since the outbreak began. Today (Tuesday, July 27) 24 people are in intensive care (last week 9), 134 patients were hospitalized due to Kovid, and 71 last week.

As proof of the evolution of the epidemic in Martinique and Guadeloupe, a new peak has once again reached the island. Our graph.

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In the face of these worrying indicators, Martinique Prefect and the ARS Director General are continuing consultations with elected officials and socio-economic players. New measures to prevent the spread of the disease will be announced in the coming days.

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