Governor Silvestri 2020-11-10
Starts at 02:00
The Spanish transmission can be found here
COVID-19 Testing and Treatment
- The actual numbers are significantly higher than this.
- These are only PCR, it does not cover rapid testing or those who don’t get tested.
- This also only includes public lab numbers, private labs are mostly not sharing information about test results.
- Health Department release 92, released 2020-11-09
- 164 new cases
- 2,154 confirmed cases total
- 278 recovered
- 38 deaths
- 1,738 active cases
- 118 pending before the update
- 294 new kits sent for processing
- 299 processed
- 113 still pending
- Total of 14 hospitalised patients in Roatan
- 5 in the hospital
- 9 in the COVID center
- Much improved over the peak of 67 cases a few months ago
- No official information for Guanaja or Utila
- Does not include private hospital numbers as these have not been supplied to the governor
- Started as 66 doctors from the mainland.
- Partnership between COPECO and the Department of Health
- Last of these doctors left today to work on recovery from hurricane Eta
- Shelters are breeding grounds for COVID-19
- Cortez is particularly badly hit
- Local medical groups will continue with the medical brigades as they have been very effective at finding new cases of COVID-19 before it’s too late.
- Still required to have a COVID-19 test 72 hours before travel
- Bay Islands are trying to get the test requirements removed
- Tests can be very difficult to get, such as in Canada
United: Flights supposed to start this month
Avianca: No details yet
Lockdown: There may be increased restrictions if there’s another wave, but a full lockdown is unlikely due to the economic impact
The last transmission was 4 weeks ago and the governor has been mostly taking care of things that had been put on hold due to the pandemic.
The COVID-19 response team is made up of volunteers, both local and expat, dedicating time to keep everyone informed.
Governor Silvestri did not have COVID-19. Has done at least 9 tests and has been negative each time.
- Curfew is still in place from 22:00 - 05:00.
- Number system suspended due to hurricane Eta.
- Some banks were still asking for numbers, but this has been suspended too
- Thanks to everyone who’s sent supplies to help those in the mainland
- Organisations are working to get help to La Ceiba Planta and Cortez areas
- If you are sending something to help from another country, please reach out
to the governor to ensure that customs doesn’t end up delaying the arrival
of the assistance.
- Mistakes are much harder to fix once a container reaches a customs warehouse.
- If you are sending something to help from another country, please reach out to the governor to ensure that customs doesn’t end up delaying the arrival of the assistance.
- Poll on the governors page about how to handle these transmissions
- The poll was not live yet as of the writing of this post
Muelle de Cabotaje: One cargo boat got stuck, but others are passing through OK
- Make It Count Foundation has been updated
- Work is being done to fully audit everything done by the foundation, to provide full transparency, and it will be shared shortly
- Money is still being raised for COVID-19 relief
- Support Utila is running a campaign for Eta