Local officials said that the reports that one of the 68 deportees who tested positive had taken refuge in the commune of Ganthier are false, according to the principal mayor of the commune.
The young man, John Gilson, 20, son of the former mayor has not tested positive for Coronavirus, according to the current mayor Keller Polynice
“I was informed that one of the deportees had taken refuge in Ganthier so I contacted the police superintendent to go to look for him, the mayor said. “But early this morning, his father came to see me with a copy of the result of his test carried out by the national laboratory. The test is negative. A little later, the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) clarified that it was not he who fled. “
The mayor also said that, the young man and his father testified to him that when leaving the quarantine center, the authorities gave him 1000 gourdes or $10 and a bucket to use as a washing station at his home. Continue reading.