Martinique predicts surge in coronavirus cases as number jumps to 81

The number of people infected with the coronavirus (COVID)-19) in Martinique has rocketed to 81.

It was reported on Thursday that in 24 hours, the medical services in Martinique registered 15 additional patients. They are hospitalized at the CHUM (Center Hospitalier Universitaire de Martinique, specifically at the Pierre Zobda Quitman hospital in Fort-de-France). Among these 15 people, 12 are in intensive care and ten of them are incubated.

Infectious disease specialists say that by the end of March, beginning of April, the number of patients will increase significantly.

Since the start of the health crisis two of the COVID-19 patients in Martinique have been healed and one person has died.

Health officials have reminded Martiniquan citizens of the importance of respecting the confinement rules.

There are now 84 cases of COVID-19 in Guadeloupe. Among the confirmed cases, 24 patients are hospitalized at the CHU Pointe-à-Pitre / Abymes (9 patients in intensive care including a patient from Saint-Martin, 15 in the service of infectious and tropical diseases) and 4 at the Center Hospitalier de Basse-Terre.

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6 Comments

  1. Don't get it
    March 29, 2020

    wait a minute i thought the report was an update about COVID-19 cases in Martinique or did i read wrong, these comment makes no sense, DNO i do not get why you publish such comments. Don’t get it.

  2. Man bites dogs
    March 27, 2020

    Those Covidiots and Philosophers especially Linton, with his pathetic diabolical criticisms of Prime minister Skerrit for not locking down early Martinique and Guadeloupe did lockdown early but still have a high amount of Covid-19 Virus did that stop the Virus?? No it didn’t, in my opinion stupidity such as Lennox Linton, and his followers Francisco, Matthew Peltier, Viewsexpressed are all enemies of Dominica spreading propaganda and now Covid-19 as for Francisco he always profess to be a medical expert instead of making an idiot off yourself like Linton get up and help your fellow Americans Mr big mouth.

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    • The Truth Be Told
      March 27, 2020

      Francisco, Francisco here is another call from someone else. Francisco, Francisco. DA is in the world. DA is not in Mars. Why politicize everything? Why don’t u guys get serious, ask for a sound mind. This is not about you & those who hate for no reason at all. Emancipate yourselves from hatred slave mentality. Yes only big mouth. Think before u talk. U Francisco know about the WHO site & I am sure you are reading but why would you politicize this? Corona virus is all over. Do not use this pandemic to try to say things about the PM. But you know all those things is to get him stronger. I do not believe how you guys can be so selfish & so inconsiderate. People are watching. Your actions speaks . Do u guys care about anyone? 2 speak that way in world wide pandemic? Lord have mercy on us. Complaining, blaming, no fear of the Creater, disrespecting persons who do not share their views to hate PM etc. Fellas grow up & take ownership. Are u blind to what is happennig…

  3. Eagle-Eyed
    March 27, 2020

    I’m surprised the Skerrit haters not blaming Skerrit for that as well. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

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  4. Ma Sen Joe
    March 27, 2020

    It’s shameful, detestable and pathetic to spread this vicious rumors about the St. Joseph village. The people who are using the COVID 19 epidemic to further their failings political careers, you can never never destroy the St. Joseph population. Be strong my people and pray for the rumor mongers.

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    • March 27, 2020

      Covid 19 is destroying itally and i hope and pray dat tings get better for dem however go wash your hands and be safe and by the way why u tink some want t destroy st.joe? U tink st.joe is heaven..am from stl.joe and st.joe is a slum and covid 19 can wreck havoc in slums…go bathe and proud..thou art to dam proud

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