2020-06-02 / 17:00:35 - 19 new cases of covid-19 were confirmed on Tuesday, June 2. 16 of them are from tests carried out by the Pasteur Institute of Madagascar and 6 from the HJRA. There have been 11 new cures. A total of 845 people have tested positive since 19 March and 185 of them have been cured. 646 are still undergoing treatment in various hospitals in Madagascar. 9 new "severe forms" have been detected and the number of deaths remains 6. Since 19 March to 31 May, 11,954 tests have been carried out.
2020-06-02 / 14:39:22 - Ravinala Airport handed over a cheque for £1,000 or 4,689,430 ariary to the "Felana Maitso" orphanage in Ambohibao. This fund was raised through participatory financing in which Ravinala Airports, Novotel and AviaDev Run are the participants. Despite the postponement of the big AviaDev event scheduled for May 2020, these 3 participants in the fundraising event agreed to help an association based in Ambohibao. Apart from this check, Ravinala Airports also donated 17 bags of rice of 50kg each for the orphanage "Felana Maitso" to help it during this period of confinement.
2020-06-02 / 14:16:06 - The face-to-face meeting between senators and members of the government led by Prime Minister Ntsay Christian took place this Tuesday, June 2 at the Palais d'Anosikely. A meeting during which the senators asked questions or made remarks for the members of the executive. The senators are led by their president Rivo Rakotovao. Among the speeches, various subjects were discussed including the resurgence of insecurity, public health, education, rehabilitation and sanitation of roads and other areas of social life.
2020-05-14 / 22:32:42 - Test results on Wednesday 18 May revealed 18 new confirmed cases of coronavirus. 210 tests were performed and 13 of these were found to be "positive". The other 5 cases are part of the 67 cases announced on March 6 that had to be repeated. 185 of these 210 tests were carried out in Antananarivo and the 25 in Toamasina. A total of 230 cases have been confirmed as "positive" since 19 March. 108 of them were able to return home with 1 recovered on Wednesday 13 May. 122 remain hospitalized.
2020-05-14 / 22:26:00 - 11 of the 13 cases confirmed as "positive" this Wednesday are from Moramanga and 2 from Toamasina. For the cases from Moramanga, 7 are men and 4 are women. They are between 25 and 60 years old. A 32-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman are the two new cases from Toamasina. For the 5 other cases that were part of the re-tests, 3 of them are men. 2 are from Antananarivo and 3 from the Atsinanana region.
2020-05-14 / 22:21:09 - The oncology department of the HJRA Ampefiloha hospital had to be closed for 3 days, since Monday 11th May, for a quarantine of its medical staff and patients. They had to undergo coronavirus tests after the death of a patient from Toamasina on Saturday, May 9. They all tested "negative". As a result, the oncology department has already reopened today, May 14.
2020-05-12 / 22:50:38 - 6 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed today. Cases from Toamasina. A total of 192 cases have been recorded throughout the island since its appearance in Madagascar, announced on 20 March. Of these, 107 have recovered. The remaining 85 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals. 213 tests were carried out yesterday for a total of 5670 since March 19. Concerning the 6 new cases of Toamasina, 4 of them are men. Among these 6 new cases, only the age of the patients is known: 13, 14, 18 and 40 years old.
2020-05-12 / 22:42:34 - The number of people infected with coronavirus in Toamasina has been rising steadily in recent days. In one week, 24 people have tested positive in this province. The number of patients admitted to the Befelatanana hospital in Antananarivo is much lower than in Toamasina, due to the rapid spread of covid-19 in the eastern region of Madagascar. From now on, these contaminations are all "contact cases".
2020-05-12 / 22:37:37 - International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12. Launched by the International Council of Nurses in 1965, it has published every year for 40 years documentation on the theme of nursing in the world. This year, they were entitled "The nursing profession, a voice for a healthy world". Nurses have a great responsibility in the fight against covid-19.
2020-05-11 / 22:37:36 - Teaching staff in private schools are asking for help from the state in this period of health emergency. At a press conference last Saturday, they gave a 72-hour ultimatum to find lasting solutions to covid-19. They asked for a meeting with the education minister after the 72-hour deadline.