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Pollution is on the rise as 7,000 new cases are counted in 4 days


All parameters experience meteor rise. As of Friday, January 07, 2022, the number of new cases collected in the four days was 7,346. The situation calls for authorities to tighten health measures. The curfew will be enforced from Monday from 8 pm to 5 am.

Now confirmed: Omicron variant is present in all samples taken. We know its great contagion, and it was ground checked in Guadeloupe. In the last 7 days, the positive rate is now 19% and the incidence rate has exceeded 1000/100 000 people.

In fact, the risks of creating centers of pollution are even higher. In a statement released this Saturday, ARS underlined:

Currently, 19 clusters are monitored in Guadeloupe and the North Islands (schools, hotels, nightclubs, bars and private parties).

ARS Guadeloupe, Saint Barthélemy and Saint Martin

He also notes that 10-19 year olds and 20-39 year olds now represent 50% of new cases. As children become infected with their parents, the shift towards the elderly today is represented by 40% of 40-59 year olds.

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However, the hospital pressure has not yet been felt

Worldwide, all health services are beginning to notice a relative increase in the number of patients coming to them.
On January 6, 29 people (including 3 with Govit 19) were treated for acute relapse.
There were 15 patients in the CHU’s infectious disease department, up from 6 in the previous week. Another 6 people are being treated in hospitals.
In addition, the city medical regulation represents a significant increase in its activity. In addition, emergency visits are on the rise, and SAMU and firefighters have doubled their calls to Govt.

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Currently, the resuscitation bed capacity is maintained in a total of 35 beds in the area, i.e. 30 beds in CHUG and 5 beds in CHBT, of which 13 are critical care beds included.

The curfew will be reduced from Monday to 8 p.m.

With the steady increase in parameters, state services are now recalling the measures currently in place:

Meetings and public places:
Access to beaches, riverbanks and waterways is prohibited from 6pm to 5am; Daytime tourism is prohibited in these areas.
No more than 6 people are allowed on public roads, public places (including beaches) or open to the public.

Business activities:
Reinforced protocol in restaurants and bars (terraces and enclosed spaces): maximum of 6 people per table, 1 meter between chairs and installation of reminder book;
க்கூடிய Suitable size for shopping centers and shops is at least 8 m² per customer.

Curfew order from 10pm to 5am (January 7 to January 9); However, as of Monday, January 10, the curfew will be in effect from 8 pm to 5 am.

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