nearly 2 years after the closure of his borders, the Easter Island will host tourists in February
who have been cut off from the world for more than a year and a half because of the pandemic, the inhabitants of the Easter Island have voted to find out if they have to reopen or not their territory to tourists. the Chilean Island of the South Pacific, 3,700 km from the coast of Chile, is known for its impressive megaliths at the mysterious origin and has some 10,000 inhabitants, 60% of the people Rapa Nui - the original name of the island - of Polynesian culture.
capital treatment centers have closed it six months ago, at the end of the second wave. But faced with the increase in cases in recent weeks and preventing a resurgence of Covid-19 after the holidays of the year, the authorities decided to reopen two centers accommodating about 400 patients. Centers for support of moderate coronavirus. Severe cases are treated in hospitals, according to the Ministry of Health.
With our correspondent in Antananarivo,
In the district of Alarobia the technical school has been transformed into CTC, corona treatment center. The beds arranged next to each other, each with an oxygen concentrator, are occupied by thirty patients. A generator was installed to alleviate the electricity shortages that had caused casualties in previous waves of coronavirus. On the outside, sitting on the edge of one of the windows, Tahiry, trader. He stayed beside her daughter
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"She found it hard to breathe because she has asthma. So she needed oxygen. We went to the military hospital but there was no room for Covid patients. It was also the private clinics around but there are who asked to 120,000 ariary (note: 26 euros) per day. Finally, we came here to the CLC and when we saw that it was free and we had no fear. It's like in the hospital. "
On almost 2 000 cases of coronavirus recorded in a week, 1,600 are in the capital region. Three corona treatment centers are open in Antananarivo. Dr. Manitra Rakotoarivony, Director of Health Promotion in the Ministry of Public Health, encourages residents to visit the first symptoms
"In the CTC, we take care of the sick that are categorized" forms moderate. " There are clinical signs and if oxygen saturation is less than 95% for example. Do not wait for people to arrive breathlessness because often found at the CTC patients who are already out of breath, that need very high oxygen pressure so you have to go directly to the hospitals. So whenever there is suspicious clinical signs of coronavirus, you have to go at the CTCs or health facilities. It's free. Do not wait until the disease gets worse. For mild forms of coronavirus, patients should go to basic health center. These are health facilities close to the town and treated the clinical features of patients tested whether positive or negative. "
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Awareness campaigns continue to communities, especially concerning vaccination. On December 26, Madagascar received just over 400 000 doses of AstraZeneca. Pfizer Vaccines, Janssen and Sinopharm are also offered at the vaccinodromes.
"Do not wait for disease management. Must be prevented and we immunization. It should be vaccinated, especially those with comorbidities, such as diabetes, high blood pressure. They must be vaccinated, and people are encouraged the family to get vaccinated. We must also respect the barriers gestures: wear masks, wash hands with alcohol gel, etc. We must take precautions so that the virus does not scatter around us, "says Dr. Manitra Rakotoarivony.
The latest figures from the Ministry of Health in mid-December, just under 3% of the population is vaccinated against Covid-19.
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New measures, new balance sheets and highlights: the point on the latest evolutions of the Pandemic of Covid-19 in the world. © SEVGI / SIPA The situation in France just over 24,000 patients with COVID-19 were hospitalized on Thursday, a little less than 4,000 in critical care, according to figures published by Public Health France. The number of newly confirmed cases amounts to 305,322, 56.397 less than the day before (361.719).