COVID-19 pandemic in Guadeloupe

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COVID-19 pandemic in Guadeloupe
Disease COVID-19
Virus strain SARS-CoV-2
Location Guadeloupe
Arrival date13 March 2020
(1 year, 3 months and 4 days)
Confirmed cases10,614 [1]
Active cases5,839 (as of 21 November 2020)
Recovered2,242
Deaths
168
Fatality rate2.47%

The COVID-19 pandemic in Guadeloupe is part of the ongoing global viral pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which was confirmed to have spread to the French overseas department and region of Guadeloupe on 12 March 2020.

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Background

On 12 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that a novel coronavirus was the cause of a respiratory illness in a cluster of people in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which was reported to the WHO on 31 December 2019. [2] [3]

The case fatality ratio for COVID-19 has been much lower than SARS of 2003, [4] [5] but the transmission has been significantly greater, with a significant total death toll. [6] [4]

Timeline

On 12 March, the first case of COVID-19 in Guadeloupe was confirmed. [7]

As of 16 March, there had been 6 positive cases and no deaths. [8] By 26 March, there had been 84 positive cases and 1 death. [9]

On 21 August, Valérie Denux, director of the Regional Health Agency of Guadeloupe (ARS), announced the archipelago alert threshold was crossed, with an incidence rate of 86.23, per 100,000 inhabitants; doubling in the previous week. A scheduled meeting was scheduled to take place on 25 August, to announce monitoring activity by the COVID-19 committee as well as plans by local authorities on educational institution reopening plans. [10]

Preventive measures

New daily cases of Covid-19 declared in Guadeloupe0

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