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Soon the return of the state of health emergency in Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy

2021-07-25T06:44:20.182Z

The government announced on Saturday evening July 24 the rapid return of the state of health emergency in the West Indian islands of Saint-Martin and ...



The government announced Saturday evening July 24 the rapid return of the state of health emergency in the West Indian islands of Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy, due to a "

worrying

"

health situation

and a "

sharp increase. and rapid dissemination

”of the Covid.

The Senate voted for a government amendment to this effect, during the examination of the health bill.

The state of emergency, once put back in place, would be "

applicable until September 30,

" says the text.

Deputy Minister Brigitte Bourguignon underlined the high hospitalization figures in Saint-Martin compared to the capacities of the territory and the “

low vaccination rate

” against Covid-19.

The amendment also leaves the possibility of a return of the state of health emergency in Mayotte "

before August 30

" and until September 30.

A "very strong epidemic recovery"

At this stage, the "

health situation is under control

" but "

the degradation of the regional environment leads us to be vigilant

", indicated Mrs. Bourguignon, mentioning the "

very strong epidemic recovery

" in South Africa and the “

Particularly worrying situation

” in Reunion Island, close to Mayotte.

The state of health emergency is an exceptional regime that gives the authorities increased possibilities for restrictions on movement, restrictions on exits and gatherings.

Source: lefigaro

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