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US News COVID-19. To disengor the hospitals of Martinique, three first patients transferred to Paris on Saturday

02:52  30 july  2021
02:52  30 july  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

COVID-19: The situation deteriorates in Martinique, transfer of possible patients

 COVID-19: The situation deteriorates in Martinique, transfer of possible patients © Sameer al-Doumy / AFP in Martinique, the epidemic of Covid-19 accelerated. According to the Regional Health Agency (ARS), we could cross the 700 positive case on Tuesday. Figure that worry and pushed the health authorities to encourage vaccination to improve the vaccine coverage rate: only 15.35% of people over 12 years of age in Martinique received a dose.

Les services hospitaliers sont saturés en Martinique. (Photo d'illustration) © Cedrick-Isham Calvados Hospital services are saturated in Martinique. (Picture of illustration)

Three first patients hospitalized because of COVID-19 in Martinique will be transferred Saturday to Paris by a medical flight.

While the fourth wave of Covid-19 engorges the hospitals of Martinique , a medical flight will carry three patients to the metropolis, "said Benjamin Garel, director of the CHU of Port-de-France.

"Three patients will leave Saturday to Paris" , then confirmed at the airport and the airport and border policing in Fort-de-France. A Paris , the Ministry of Health declared "that a sanitary evacuation (was) being prepared towards the metropolis" and that the details would be provided "later" .

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These transfers intervene while a new confinement will be imposed on the island from Friday 19 h (23 h GMT) for a duration of at least three weeks.

20 times above the

alert threshold All the follow-up indicators of the epidemic skyrocket on the island, with an incidence rate that now reaches 1,035 infections per 100,000 inhabitants, 20 times. Top of the alert threshold according to the latest data published Friday by Public Health France.

146 patients are currently hospitalized, an increase of 51% in one week, including 29 in resuscitation. The contract in Martinique is all the stronger as the vaccine coverage is still low, with 15.9% of the population entirely vaccinated, three times less than the national level (51.6%).

soldiers in reinforcement

asked about possible transfers of patients to relieve the CHU of Fort-de-France, Martin Hirsch, Director General of Public Assistance-Hospitals of Paris (AP-HP), said Thursday morning on RTL that they could intervene "very quickly, in the coming days" , without specifying a date.

card. COVID-19: 27,934 new cases on Wednesday and net recovery at

 card. COVID-19: 27,934 new cases on Wednesday and net recovery at Hospital © Guillaume Saligot / West-France Two young people enter the Bernard's O'Gliss Park screening (Water Park) Vendée, July 23, 2021. In its daily assessment, Wednesday, July 28, France France reports 27,934 new contaminations at CVIV-19 recorded in the last 24 hours, a figure up compared to last week. In addition, the number of patients in hospitalization increases more and more clearly.

About 40 military will be sent to reinforcement "in the coming days" to help the medical staff of Fort-de-France's CHU, with resuscitation beds, also indicated to AFP the spokesman for The staff of the armies, Colonel Pascal Ianni.

"The exact dimensioning is under study with the Ministry of Health" , he added. But it will be "of the order of 40 to 50 military specialists, medical (doctors, nurses, resuscitors, etc ...) and logisticians.

Prime Minister Jean Castex had alarmed Thursday morning in Agen of the Sanitary Situation "dramatic" in some overseas territories including Martinique because too many people are, according to him, "Retention to vaccination" .

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