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.
2020-05-11 / 22:40:54 - Two FJKM temples located in Soavimasoandro and Alarobia Amboniloha did not open their doors last Sunday, following the decision taken by the Synod of West Antananarivo. Decision in the fight against covid-19. The faithful were notified of this closure by posters at the gates. Note that the Antananarivo Prefecture did not give the order to close these temples.
22:48:59/ 22:49:03 - 20 people have already been arrested in connection with the investigation into the kidnapping of Anil Karim, which took place in Ambatobe on 27 April. The alleged mastermind of this act, Ramandiamanana Norbert, known by the nickname LAMA, is still wanted. A bonus of 200 million ariary will be paid to anyone who has any information about him or who has heard from him. It will be held in secret and will be protected. Whoever harbours wanted bandits will be held as their accomplice. The following numbers are available to give information on this wanted person: 034 60 969 96 and 034 14 006 21.
2020-05-08 / 20:26:38 - The president of the RDS (Renouveau pour une Démocratie Sociale), Fetison Rakoto Andrianirina, calls for a "broad consultation" for the economic and social recovery after covid-19. Everyone will be able to make their contribution. The tasks will be carried out in 3 stages. The first consists of a call for expressions of interest from all entities, whatever the field, to put forward proposals for solutions with a view to establishing a post-covid-19 emergency plan in the short and medium term. The second, to select and set up a commission for post-covid-19 economic and social recovery. The third stage consists in submitting the proposals thus adopted to the President of the Republic for decision, after the opinion and observations of the competent committees of the two parliaments in order to specify the modalities of their implementation.