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According to Dr. Marc Edson Augustin, Medical Director at Saint-Luc de Tabarre Hospital, 11 people with coronavirus died this week from Covid-19 (an unofficial figure which does not reflect the daily reports of the Ministry of Public Health which indicates 8 deaths over the week for the country). Dr. Augustin claims to receive more and more Covid-19 patients aged between 25 and 49 years "Some collapse in the hospital a few hours after their arrival" explains the doctor who says he is dealing with a problem of lack of oxygen.
The South entrance of the Capital blocked by "Phantom 509"
Friday morning the southern entrance to the capital was blocked using public transport vehicles at Martissant and Bizoton by armed individuals claiming to be members of the extremist group "Phantom 509". This group is made up of "police officers on duty, police officers who have been dismissed and others who are in the process of being dismissed," said PNH spokesperson Michel Ange Louis Jeune this week. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30787-haiti-flash-7-individuals-linked-to-the-group-phantom-509-arrested.html
Hearing of "Dadou" postponed
Maxime Augustin, the Commissioner of the Public Prosecutor's Office of Croix-des-Bouquets decided to postpone the hearing of the President of the Haitian Football Federation (FHF) Yves Jean Bart aka "Dadou" accused of sexual abuse at the ranch of the Croix-des-bouquets, on May 21. The time for the prosecution to hear other people in the context of this case explained the Government Commissioner.
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Contaminated health professionals
Dr. Jacques Laroche the Departmental Director of Health (Dept. of Nippes) confirmed on the waves of a local radio station that health professionals working in the commune of Miragoâne were tested positive for Covid-19 and placed in isolation at home, without however specifying the numbe...…
Covid-19 : Donation of Taïwan
In solidarity with the Haitian people, the Government of Taiwan has handed over to the Government a new batch of medical equipment, including surgical masks, N95 masks, protective gowns, infrared thermometers, respiratory assistance devices, analyzers, etc...
Jacmel : Awareness mobilization
Friday, the town hall of Jacmel and the civil society in T-shirt mobilized in front of the pandemic with sound material in the streets for a Day of mobilization and awareness against the coronavirus Covid-19. It is by respecting social distancing measures that the authorities intend to reach the population. For the moment, the authorities are observing a relaxation of the vigilance of citizens face the disease...