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Covid-19 : strengthen measures in Pétion-ville
Dominique St. Roc the Mayor of Pétion ville strengthens measures to combat the spread of Covid-19. From now on, the town’s markets will only be open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Food vendors will be privileged. In addition, sale on the sidewalks is prohibited. From this Tuesday, April 7, tap-taps and minibuses ensuring the Petion-ville route, must transport a maximum of 8 people under penalty of sanctions.

Incentives and Benefits for Health Professionals
The government is willing to offer Incentives and Benefits to healthcare professionals who want to get involved in the fight against Coronavirus for the care of the sick.

Dark vision of the Minister of TPTC
Joacéus Nader the Minister of Public Works, said he was preparing to face a significant amount of deaths from the Covid-19 which could reach 1,000 to 1,500 per day. These possible remains should be buried in mass graves.

All the Government screened
Prime Minister Jouthe Joseph announced on Monday on a radio station that in order to fight the spread of Covid-19, all members of the government, as well as employees of the prime minister officer and parliament will be tested.

New Mutisectorial Commission
Monday, at the National Palace, President Moïse set up the Multisectoral Pandemic Management Commission of Covid-19. This new structure, with a 90-day mandate, made up of three members, is co-chaired by Dr Jean William Pape, founder of the Gheskio Centers and Dr Lauré Adrien, Director General of the Ministry of Public Health. Paul Oxila is appointed adviser general controller of operations of the Commission, whose mission in support of the Ministry of Public Health is to ensure strategic planning and coordination of resources from NGOs and the private business sector. “No one will come to help us, each country is fighting for its people,” said Dr. Pape.

Alternatives for paying EDH
The Electricity of Haiti (EDH) offers the possibility to its customers to pay their electricity bills via the Haitian Interbank Payment System (SPIH) from a branch of the bank of their choice or remotely (without move). Visit for details and EDH bank details.


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