Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Martinique Fears A Fifth COVID-19 Wave Amid Rising Infections

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Amid rising COVID-19 infections after a plateau that spanned several weeks, health authorities in Martinique have expressed concern over a possible fifth wave and want to avoid it at all costs.

According to local reports, in 5 days, the Island recorded 510 new positive cases .

Martinique.France-Antilles, quoting figures from Public Health France, reported that 139 people tested positive for the virus on Friday.

Health officials say the latest figures exceeded those in recent weekly reports.

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On Tuesday, theĀ  officials announced 425 new COVID-19 cases between November 8 and 14, while in the previous weeks, the numbers were 413 and 411.

They have called for “collective and individual responsibility” by citizens on the French Caribbean Island to avoid a dreaded fifth wave.

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