Martinique Reports 138 New COVID-19 Cases In One Week

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Authorities in Martinique revealed Tuesday that the French territory recorded 138 new COVID-19 cases from 2,838 tests performed over 7 days.

According to local media reports, the infection rate among persons aged 15-44 years and 45-64 years has been rising sharply since the end of July.

Martinique 1 Ere said three people are hospitalized in intensive care, including two from Martinique over the age of 75 and one patient from French Guiana.

The United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 3 travel notice for Martinique, the agency’s highest.

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The travel notice warns against non-essential travel to the Island, asserting that the risk of COVID-19 is high.

According to the World Health Organisation’s COVID-19 dashboard, Martinique has recorded 464 cases of the virus and 16 deaths.

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