Friday 5 June, 2020

Guadeloupe COVID-19 cases increase to 51

Guadeloupe now leads the Caribbean region with the most confirmed coronavirus cases with a reported 51 cases and one recorded death.  

The Regional Health Agency of Guadeloupe says the patient was a 71-year-old woman, who was fragile with existing comorbidities.  

It says the circumstances surrounding her contamination and death are being investigated.  

With 51 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Guadeloupe, the epidemic threshold of 40 cases has been crossed.  

The Agency says to date 11 persons are hospitalised at the Guadeloupe University Hospital, with seven in the infectious and tropical diseases department and four in the Intensive Care Unit.  

 

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