Sport Burundi: increase positive cases at COVID-19
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Burundi, one of the last two countries Africans not yet converted to vaccines, is confronted with a wave of COVID-19. Many doctors talk about a "catastrophic" situation, especially as the authorities minimize by describing a situation under control. The power no longer communicates on COVID figures since the beginning of this new wave. RFI obtained the status report of September 13 that WHO is published and published by relying on government statistics.
officially, it is 257 CVIV-19 positive cases that have been tested on Sunday in Burundi, in virtually all the medical districts of the country, according to this report made public Monday, which recognizes a "resurgence" of cases.
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The average which was 20 positive cases a day before July 21 was multiplied by more than eight. For example, the number of cases identified formally increased by more than 30% over the last two weeks, still according to this text also speaks of 12 deaths identified so far.
But no one today believes in these official figures. Doctors and simple citizens describe a country overwhelmed by this wave that has been neglected by the authorities, according to them.
"The numbers are divided by three or four", provides health care staff. Hospitals overflow of serious cases and many deaths are deployed every week, they deplore, even if they have categorically refused to express themselves publicly for fear for their lives.
and even if the government continues to ensure against wind and tides that "the situation is totally mastered", very strict measures have been announced locally in recent weeks. And in Bujumbura, the Mayor Jimmy Hatungima who warned this Tuesday against the resurgence of COVID, instituted an equivalent fine of 40 euros for those who would go to a gathering without mask. Almost double the per capita gross monthly income in this country.
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