Coronavirus: The number of cases in decline, the decline is confirmed in the hospital


The latest health bulletin published by the Regional Health Agency reports 54 new cases of Covid-19 identified in Saint-Martin for the period from September 13 to 19. A further drop in contamination since 84 cases were identified between September 6 and 12.

It should be noted that since September 20 (current week), 16 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded out of 462 analyzes carried out. The DELTA variant continues to circulate mainly.

Otherwise, as of September 22, 6 confirmed Covid-19 patients are hospitalized at the Louis-Constant Fleming hospital center.

During the week of September 13 to 19, there was 1 medical evacuation of a confirmed Covid-19 patient from Saint-Martin to the Guadeloupe University Hospital.

In addition, we deplore the death of a patient from Saint-Martin as well as a patient from Saint-Barthélemy during week 37 (September 13 to 19).

Since the start of the crisis, 55 residents of Saint-Martin and 3 residents of Saint-Barthélemy have unfortunately died from Covid-19.


Further decrease in epidemiological indicators

Epidemiological indicators for Saint-Martin show an improvement, proof that everyone's efforts are bearing fruit.

According to SI-DEP ARS data, the incidence rate is still well above the alert threshold, standing at 151/100 000 inhabitants in week 37 against 235/100 000 inhabitants in week 36 (from 6 to September 12).

Still according to the SI-DEP ARS data, the weekly positivity rate is also down, below the vigilance threshold, with a rate of 3,2% in week 37, against 4,6% in week 36. _AF

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