According to the latest evolutionary curve of the virus the health condition in Martinique continues to deteriorate and the university hospital is under pressure. If the curve is not reversed, drastic measures can be taken in the coming days.
Between Monday 2 and Saturday 7 August 2021, the number of newly confirmed cases of Govt-19 in Martinique is 3,684 (or 26,747 from March 4, 2020). 24 people have died in the last 6 days (167 deaths since the outbreak).
The epidemiological situation of the island is always worrisome when looking at these figures which are updated daily by the Regional Health Agency, Provincial and Public Health France.
As of Saturday, August 7, 2021, 253 people had been hospitalized, 34 of whom were in intensive care. None of the latter were vaccinated, the ARS notes.
Incidence rate: 1,166 (I.e. number of cases in 7 days per 100,000 population)
Positive ratio: 19.4 (I.e. the ratio of positive tests in all analyzes).
One of the corridors of the Pierre Sopta Quidman Hospital in Fort-de-France.
Since July 30, 2021, Martinique has been severely affected by the 4th wave corona virus and the hospital system is under pressure. Patients are being transferred to hospitals in France.
CHUM has re-installed tents at the entrance to the emergency rooms of the Pierre Sopta Quidman Hospital in Fort-de-France in the face of the arrival of new patients presenting with severe symptoms. “In order to streamline their care as soon as patients arrive”.
Prime Minister Jean Costex has announced that he will double the number of resurrection beds currently assigned by the Army Health Service (SSA).
The delta variation in Martinique is advancing
“Delta diversity raises fears of widespread social distribution “Refer to the health officials in Martinique. This may accelerate the tightening of control measures in Martinique.
The delta variance represents 10% pollution, then 20% and now 40%. “It replaces the alpha virus. It is more contagious than ever before. There is a risk of a second stage after the dazzling onset of the infection, which can be dazzling. ” Jerome Viguer, director of Ars Martinique, warns. The delta variant is already in the majority in Guadeloupe, about 200 kilometers from Martinique.
Control like the first time?
Given a continuing deteriorating health condition in Martinique, the Chancellor may have to tighten the current prison. After regular consultation with the economic and political world, he may apply for Class 1 prison. This means that from 2020, all but the food stalls will be closed during the prison term.
The previous three control measures reduced the pollution rate by 75% (March to May 2020, 8 weeks), (October to December 2020, 6 weeks) and April to May 2021, for 3 weeks. The 4th control began reviewing the situation in mid-August for 3 weeks on July 31, 2021.
The purpose of imprisonment is to break the curve, reduce the number of pollutants and protect the territory at the beginning of the school year.
As of August 3, 2021, 56,580 people had received two injections and 79,419 had received only one injection.. According to scientists and doctors this figure is very low, having been first invested in Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique and Reunion and / or these regions.
They call on their countrymen and all those who live there to be vaccinated against Govt “as soon as possible”. “Considering the Health Disaster We Have”.
Implement control measures
At the same time, 200 police officers and genders will be involved on all routes in Martinique “Night and Day” Travel rules must be enforced.