The wave of Omigron cases is coming to Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico was not spared by the Omigron wave. With 70% of adults fully vaccinated, the island prides itself on running a successful vaccination campaign, and pollution is on the rise. Concerned neo-hippies and their global warming, i’ll tell ya.

With our correspondent in the United States, Lapna Anaki

According to officials, this no doubt started with the proliferation of events: a music festival that brought together 60,000 people in 2 days, year-end celebrations at offices and family reunions. …

December has been one of the worst months for Puerto Rico since the outbreak began. In 30 days, Govt cases have increased by 4,600%. Last week, in a single day, more than 11,000 new cases were reported. An important figure we know is that Puerto Rico has a population of over 3 million.

Lack of resources for hospitals

A situation that makes officers anxious. This is because if the hospital admissions are currently manageable, the island hospitals will not have adequate facilities and staff.

New restrictions have been imposed to control the spread. Even if vaccinated, travelers should now have a negative test. Limited capacity in restaurants is coming back into effect. Many more events have been canceled. Including the 500th anniversary celebrations of the capital San Juan.

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