The Covid-19 epidemic continues to spread in the overseas departments.
After Mayotte and Reunion, severely affected, Guadeloupe announced the establishment of a curfew from Sunday March 7, in effect from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
I asked the government for authorization for curfews, which will be granted to me during the week,
" said Alexandre Rochatte, the prefect of Guadeloupe, at a press conference on Tuesday, March 2.
Curfews are not obvious steps to take, but ... they work.
We must avoid saturation of the hospital system so as not to find ourselves as in last September.
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Additional measures have been announced, due to the presence of variants on the soil of the island.
The positivity rate is almost 9%.
The sports competitions will take place behind closed doors
," said Alexandre Rochatte.
There will no longer be any possibility of sport in the closed rooms and in the fitness rooms, except for competitions and extracurricular activities
", he also declared.
These measures, which are not extreme, will only be effective if everyone's responsibility applies