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Source: Government of French Polynesia

The sailors of the ship of ecuador tested positive for the coronavirus

An operation of the medical assistance has been organised on Wednesday by the UAS and the JRCC and the armed forces, to rescue a boat of ecuador in which one of the sailors was in a state of health life-threatening, with suspicion of Covid-19. The sailor whose state of health required urgent assistance has been évasané to the hospital Taaone (CHPF), Wednesday afternoon. He was admitted in the icu and isolated according to the protocols put in place for a suspicion of Covid-19, in order to ensure the safety of the other patients in the hospital.

All members of the crew of ecuador have also been screened for the Covid-19 by the health teams dispatched on-site. The levies made on all of the sailors were able to be treated on Wednesday by the laboratory of the CHPF. On 30 screens, 29 are positive to the virus of the Covid-19.

The boat is currently stationed off the coast of Nuku Hiva. The sailors and their captain have not been in contact with the local population. All precautions have been taken to ensure the safety of the island and its inhabitants.

On the instruction of the High commissioner, the JRCC has ordered the captain of the ship to park outside the territorial waters of the polynesian, near the island of Tahiti, without being able to touch the ground. In accordance with the international health regulations, the boat will be a period of isolation, which corresponds to the time necessary to monitor the evolution of the disease within the crew. The health authorities of the Country and the State are in permanent contact with the latter to monitor the state of health aboard the ship.

The point of the epidemiological situation in French Polynesia (said square epidemiological) will be updated on Friday, 22 may

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