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The number of contaminations is increasing again in the French part of the island

MARIGOT: The latest figures published by the Regional Health Agency show that the sanitary situation is deteriorating somewhat in St. Martin. Yes, the virus is still very much present in the territory.

For the period from March 21 to 27, 88 new active cases were recorded in the French part of the island, compared to 53 the week before.

It should be noted that since Monday March 28 (current week), 34 new cases have been recorded out of 753 analyses performed.

Epidemiological indicators confirm a deterioration of the situation

According to the SI-DEP ARS data, the incidence rate is 246.2/100,000 inhabitants compared to 148.3/100,000 the previous week.

The weekly positivity rate has also increased, with a rate of 3.4% compared to 1.9% the previous week.

Otherwise, as of March 30, one confirmed Covid-19 patient was hospitalized at the Louis-Constant Fleming Hospital.

As a reminder, since the beginning of the health crisis, 63 residents of St. Martin and 6 residents of St. Barths have died from Covid-19.

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