Postponing the vaccination obligation for caregivers until December 31

Following the recommendations of the mediation mission, the government decided this Sunday to postpone the vaccination obligation of caregivers to December 31 in Martinique, as the CHU opposes the health permit and this commitment. Health and Foreign Ministers Olivier Veran and Sebastien Licornu have adopted two “conditions” “to take into account the health situation: the free public test will be maintained until December 31, 2021, and the vaccination requirements (full vaccination scheme) will be required for care staff on the same December 31, 2021 deadline, the government said in a statement. .

December 31 is the end date of the health emergency in this outer section. The first injection is tentatively scheduled for October 24, after the first exemption, before December 6. The national mediator, Danielle Toplier, who arrived on November 1 in the city of Fort-de-France to find a way out of the current conflict, indicated during a press conference, on Saturday, during a press conference, that he met more than a hundred people during his stay on the island, as the population was affected ” Concerned and divided “particularly with the fourth killing wave”.

Less than 40% of those over 12 years of age have a complete vaccination schedule

According to the latest figures from the Regional Health Agency (ARS), 700 people have died from Covid-19 in Fort-de-France CHU since the start of the pandemic, and only 38.6% of people over 12 years of age have a full vaccination schedule. With the support of virologist Emmanuel Gordian, and the county’s director of work, Leander Burui, the mediation was unsuccessful in establishing mediation, in the face of health laboratories, which demanded to expand their mission beyond the scope of public service alone.

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However, it made six recommendations in order to “maintain patient care capacity” at Martinique University Hospital, who “fear deterioration of care, with the division” prevailing among hospital teams. In their press release, the ministers stressed that “the low vaccination coverage of the population of Martinique exposes the region to a fifth wave that could have more catastrophic consequences than the fourth wave that is still underway.”

“National solidarity has been consistently exercised for the benefit of Martinique, which, since August 1, 2021, has received a boost from 1,778 caregivers and benefited from 13 medical evacuations to France for a total of 80 patients. This absolutely exceptional solidarity, if requested again due to The fifth wave, must take into account the difficulties associated with the context of the resumption of the epidemic in the French capital, warns Olivier Veran and Sebastien Licornu.


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