The new increase in the COVID-19 epidemic has been confirmed in Martinique. 11,391 new cases were recorded between March 7 and March 13, according to figures published by ARS on Tuesday, March 15, 2022.
According to the Regional Health Agency (ARS Martinique), 11,391 new positive cases They were diagnosed with 39,059 tests Between March 7 and March 13, 2022 (compared to 7,334 in the previous week).
Since the beginning of the epidemic in March 2020, 135,881 cases have been recorded in Martinique.
Positive rate: 29.2% (Percentage of positive tests on all analyses).
Occurrence rate: 3,175 (Number of cases over 7 days per 100,000 residents).
44 patients are hospitalized Of which 8 In intensive care.
3 sets are being monitored.
905 deaths they were reported by CHUM (Center Hospitalier Universitaire de Martinique) since the beginning of the epidemic, compared to 900 last week.
Number of people who received two doses of the vaccine: 141.766, or 44.8%.
Number of people who received a booster dose: 84,030 or 26.6%
From March 7 to 13, 2022, the circulation of SARS-CoV-2 virus intensified in the region after the Carnival holiday. The age group with the highest infection rate is still young adults, aged 15-44 years. At the hospital level, the tension observed for several weeks is still present. The number of emergency visits for Covid-19 is increasing, along with the number of new hospitalizations. However, a decrease in the number of critical care admissions was observed.
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