The health situation remains stable in French Guiana: the virus is spreading but without an epidemic recovery

The Covid-19 epidemic has not gone away. Every week, the ARS (Regional Health Agency) publishes its epidemiological update. The lights remain green, and the virus is spreading in the circle but still confined.


Containment, movement restriction, compulsory mask… Provisions allowed under the state of health emergency and the crisis exit regime created to combat the epidemic related to Covid-19, expired on July 31, 2022. However, the virus has not gone away, it continues to spread.

From July 29 to August 4, 414 positive cases were announced, out of 3,979 tests conducted across Guyana. The virus is active but very weak. The infection rate is 161/100,000 people. This indicator should be monitored to measure the evolution of the epidemic. he is Corresponds to the number of people who tested positive During the past seven days out of 100,000 residents. At the height of the crisis, the standardized infection rate was nearly 3,700.

Guyana’s hospital system is receiving 22 patients, who have been hospitalized after falling ill. Two people are also in intensive care.

Another note: vaccination does not exceed 50%. It is stagnant but does not stop.

262 Vaccinations are calculated in 7 days, from July 28 to August 3, 2022

40.5% Guyanese over the age of 12 are now fully vaccinated

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