Covid-19: An incidence rate never seen in Saint-Martin, where contamination is exploding with 2096 new cases recorded in 10 days!

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A tsunami ! The weekly figures delivered by the Regional Health Agency make you dizzy: Saint-Martin  shows a record incidence rate of 3088,5 cases per 100 inhabitants, or + 000% in one week. In the space of ten days, 720 active cases were recorded in the territory.

For the week of December 27, 2021 to January 2, 2022, there are 1 new cases in the territory of Saint-Martin, against 104 the previous week.

It should be noted that since January 3 (current week 1), 992 new cases of Covid-19 have already been recorded out of 3 analyzes carried out, therefore a dynamic in very strong growth. Everyone is called upon to be extremely vigilant in the face of the very sharp acceleration of the epidemic.

As of January 5, 4 confirmed Covid-19 patients are hospitalized at the Louis-Constant Fleming hospital center. The hospital impact seems limited for the time being, however the hospital sector is suffering, many staff being impacted positively.

A 59rd Death was recorded last week, that of a 50-year-old woman who had been evacuated to the CHU of Pointe-à-Pitre. 

 

Strong growth in epidemiological indicators

The incidence rate is sharply rising and stands at 3 / 088.5 inhabitants, against 100 / 000 the previous week.

The weekly positivity rate is also increasing sharply, with a rate of 18.0% from December 27, 2021 to January 2, 2022, compared to 4.1% the previous week. _AF

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