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From this Sunday, public transport vehicles will be prohibited from going to or leaving the Department of the South. As for private vehicles, they must not contain more than 4 people who will be subjected to tests. This decision was taken by the southern branch of the association of owners and drivers of Haiti, APCH, in concert with local authorities to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in this department, said Bertrand Banatte, head of the APCH in the SOUTH.
Concerted action against Covid-19
Working session between Minister Pradel Henriquez (Culture), Mrs. Myriam Jean (Tourism), Nader Joiseus (Public Works) and General Directors Daniel Joseph of National Radio and Gamall Jules Augustin of National Television of Haiti, around concerted action against the Covid-19 coronavirus. On the agenda, to make a beam between the State institutions with a view to bringing an immediate response in the fight against the Coronavirus which risks causing a health crisis in the country.
Quarantine center for Haitians returning from DR
In addition to the premises of the Volunteers for the Development of Haiti, the border market space of Ouanaminthe, will be used as a quarantine center to accommodate Haitians returning from the DR, inform the local authorities.
Did you know ?
In Jérémie, in the department of Grand’Anse, the "tonmtonm" is the gastronomic star. This dish made from real trees is accompanied by a very sticky "kalalou okra" sauce. It is so popular that a local group very famous in the 90s was called "Tonmtonm". It should also be added that a pastry from the city of poets, the "konparèt", is very widespread in the community. Some Jérémiens who live abroad claim it every time a friend or loved one goes to Haiti.
SNGRS : Operational contingency plan
"A contingency plan of the National Solid Waste Management Service (SNGRS) is operational with the aim of cleaning up the metropolitan region and other major cities in the country. Spraying operations in public places are also planned as well as the distribution of hygiene kits," said Eudes Lajoie at a press conference on Thursday DG of the SNGRS.