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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #271

16/12/2020 11:15:37

WORLD SITUATION:


Wednesday, December 16, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide by the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 73,557,491 cases (+644,669), the day before (609,679), Number of contaminated countries 191 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32538-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-270.html

Since the start of the pandemic 47,282,941 people have been cured of Covid-19 around the world (not available), the day before (not available)

Since the start of the pandemic 1,636,225 people have died from Covid-19 around the world (+14,387 in 24 hours), the day before (8,578)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) worldwide is currently 24,008,043 (not available), the day before (not available)

Average healing rate in the world: 65.40% (+) not updated

Average death rate in the world: 2.22% (=)

TOP 5 countries with the most active cases: (less deaths and recoveries)


1st – USA: 9,921,064 cases (not available for 2 days), the day before (not available)


2nd – France: 2,192,257 (+9,328 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,014)


3rd – United Kingdom 1,824,337 (+18,018 in 24 hours), the day before (+20,109)


4th – Spain: 1,563,435 (+9,940 in 24 hours), the day before (20,920 in 48 hours)


5th – India: 332,002 cases (-7,818 in 24 hours), the day before (-12,766)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 303,849 deaths (+3,367 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,305)


2nd – Brazil: 182,799 deaths (+964 in 24 hours), the day before (+433)


3rd – India: 144,096 deaths (+387 in 24 hours), the day before (+354)


4th – Mexico: 115,099 deaths (+801 in 24 hours), the day before (+345)


5th – Italy: 65,857 deaths (+846 in 24 hours), the day before (+491)

TOP 5 countries with the highest total number of healings:


1st – India: 9,456,449 healings (+33,813 in 24h), cure rate 95.21% (+)


2nd – USA: 6,298,082 people (not available for 2 days), cure rate 38.74% (-)


3rd – Brazil: 6,206,483 healings (+48,434 in 24 hours), cure rate 89.05% (+)


4th – Russia: 2,155,842 healings (+26,036 in 24h), cure rate 79.58% (+)


5th – Turkey: 1,661,191 healings (+29,247), cure rate 87.50% (+)

DIASPORA:


USA:


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 16,724,772 cases (+205,144 in 24 hours), the day before (+262,874)


Healings: 6,298,082 people (not available for 2 days), the day before (not available)


National Healing Rate: 38.74% (-)


Deaths: 303,849 deaths (+3,367 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,305)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 9,921,064 cases (not available), the day before (not available)

Canada:


Cases since the start of the epidemic: 479,064 cases (+6,244 in 24 hours), the day before (+8,377)


Healings: 391,435 people (+6,414 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,368)


National Healing Rate: 81.71% (+)


Deaths: 13,685 deaths (+115 in 24 hours), the day before (+119)


National death rate: 2.86% (-)


Active cases: (excluding death and cure) 73,944 cases (-285 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,890)

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases

Decrease in the number of cases in the last 24 hours, but the spread remains sustained. On Monday, the first inoculations of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine began in the cities of Quebec, Montreal and Toronto

France:


Cases confirmed since the first case: 2,430,359 cases (+11,532 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,063)


Healings: 179,056 people (+1,440 in 24 hours), the day before (+652)


National Healing Rate: 7.37% (+)


Deaths: 59,046 deaths (+790 in 24 hours +307 hospitals and +483 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+397 in total)


Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,192,257 (+9,328 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,014)

Latin America and the Caribbean active cases (less deaths and recoveries):


Brazil: 580,752 cases (-6,509) in 24 hours), the day before (+5,060)


Mexico: 214,014 cases (+92 in 24 hours), the day before (-3,488)


Argentina: 124,699 cases (+2,638 in 24 hours), the day before (-16)


Colombia: 76,860 cases (+3,008 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,967)


Dominican Republic: 32,111 cases (+298 in 24 hours), the day before (-37)


Panama: 28,721 (+818 in 24 hours), the day before (+357)


Peru: 27,062 cases (-2,882 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,897)


Chile: 11,190 cases (-171 in 24 hours), the day before (+160)


Ecuador: 10,509 cases (+155 in 24 hours), the day before (+70)


French Guiana: 9,875 cases (-6 in 24 hours), the day before (+54)


Guadeloupe: 7,617 cases (+25 in 48 hours), the day before (not available)


Martinique: 5,207 cases (+23 in 24 hours), the day before (-1 in 48 hours)


Jamaica: 3,387 cases (-34 in 24 hours), the day before (-62)


Bahamas: 1,453 (+12 in 24 hours), the day before (+14)


Haiti: 1,074 cases (not available), the day before (+41)


Cuba: 859 (-12 in 24 hours), the day before (+19)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


Disclaimer: Le Mini Stere of Public Health did not make available daily data on the Covid-19 situation in Haiti from December 13 and following. Consequently, the information below on the situation in Haiti is the same as that of December 12 (below) (latest partial data available).

According to the Ministry of Public Health, 23 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Haiti December 12, 2020 (latest partial data available) for a total of 9,588 confirmed cases throughout the territory national since the first case (March 19, 2020 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30319-haiti-health-origin-of-the-first-2-cases-of-covid-19-in-haiti.html ). Previous update (+56 cases on December 11)

Healings: 8,280 people (+6 in 24 hours), the day before (+15)

Healing rate: 86.36% (-)

Deaths: 234 deaths, (unchanged since December 10).

Death rate: 2.44% (-)

Active cases: (less deaths and cures) 1,074 cases (+17 in 24 hours), the day before (+41)

Imported cases: 152 cases since the reopening of airports and +43 since the last report dated July 9 (109) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31348-haiti-flash-152-cases-imported-since-the-reopening-of-airports.html (Since then, this information is no longer made available)

Suspicious cases investigated since March 19: 38,949 (+64 in 24 hours), the day before (+401)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 38,935 (+69 in 24 hours as of December 12). Note that the very low number of people tested (screening) does not statistically make it possible to make a representative estimate of the cases of Covid-19 in Haiti.

People hospitalized: 46 people (+2 in 24 hours on December 11), the day before (-13)

People in intensive care: (information not available)

People currently treated at home: 741 people (-70 in 24 hours as of December 11)

Cases confirmed by department (in 24 hours):

West: 6.475 (+23)


North: 663 (unchanged)


Artibonite: 582 (unchanged)


Center: 493 (unchanged)


Northeast: 307 (unchanged)


South-East: 271 (unchanged)


South: 253 (unchanged)


Northwest: 227 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 170 (unchanged)


Nippes: 147 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 16,724,772 cases (+205,144 in 24 hours), the day before (+262,874)


Healings: 6,298,082 people (not available for 2 days), the day before (not available)


National Healing Rate: 38.74% (-)


Deaths: 303,849 deaths (+3,367 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,305)


National death rate: 1.82% (=)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 9,921,064 cases (not available), the day before (not available)


Tests: 220,869,970 people were tested (+1,582,642 in 24 hours) the day before (+2,172,942)

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases

The number of new cases has been trending downward for 4 days. The United States began the distribution of Pfizer / BioNTech vaccines and the vaccination of Americans since the start of the week.

New York State:


Cases since the start of the epidemic: 794,557 cases (+10,353 in 24 hours), the day before (+9,044)


Healings: 92,136 people (+770 in 48 hours), the day before (not available)


Healing rate: 11.60% (-)


Death: 35,831 deaths (+274 in 48 hours), the day before (not available)


Death rate: 4.51% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 657,281 cases (not available), the day before (not available)


Tests: 22,316,327 people tested (+194,188 in 24 hours), the day before (+159,844)

State of Massachusetts:


Cases since the start of the epidemic: 298,160 cases (+3.929 in 24 hours), the day before (+3.653)


Healings: 187,221 people healed (weekly update)


Healing rate: 62.79% (-)


Deaths: 11,443 deaths (+55 in 24 hours), the day before (+39)


Death rate: 3.84% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and cures): 99,496 cases (+3,874 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,614)


Tests: 9,684,933 people tested (+61,236 in 24 hours), the day before (+56,122)

Florida:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,143,794 cases (+9,411 cases in 24 hours), the day before (+8,452)


Deaths: 20,082 deaths (+79 in 24 hours), the day before (+137)


Death rate: 1.76% (=)


Tests: 14,022,177 (+85,977 in 24h), the day before (+90,729)

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic: 262,298 cases (+2,160 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,281)


Death: 4,005 deaths (+3 in 24 hours), the day before (+21)


Mortality rate: 1.53% (-)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (February 27, 2020):


167,276 cases (+1,741 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,620)

Healing: 142,894 people (+1,549 in 2 4h), the day before (+1.495)

Death: 7,571 deaths (+38 in 24 hours), the day before (+25)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 16,811 cases (+154 in 24 hours), the day before (+100)

Hospitals: 959 people hospitalized (+69 in 24 hours), the day before (+10)

Intensive care: 125 people (+3 in 24 hours), the day before (-1)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 58,913 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic (+540 in 24 hours), the day before (+552)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


1 – Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 5,160 cases (+59 in 24h), previous (+220 in 48h)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 4,824 cases (+43 in 24h), previous (+155 in 48h)


3 – Montreal North: 4,541 cases (+33 in 24h), previous (+165 in 48h)


4 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 4,532 (+44 in 24h), (+114 in 48h)


5 – Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve: 4,193 (+31 in 24h), case (+88 in 49h)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 58,913 cases (+540 in 24 hours). the day before (+552)


2 – Montérégie: 23,323 cases (+285 in 24 hours), the day before (+182)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 14,560 cases (+155 in 24 hours), the day before (+198)


4 – Laval: 13,575 cases (+208 in 24 hours), the day before (+141)


5 – Lanaudière: 13,054 cases (+125 in 24 hours), the day before (+137)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 85.42% (+)

Death rate: 4.53% (-)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:


155,797 (+613 in 24 hours) the day before (+492) First case (March 1, 2020) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30165-haiti-flash-first-case-of-covid-19-in-the-dominican-republic.html

Healings: 121,323 healings since March 1 (+316 in 24 hours), the day before (+739)

National Healing Rate: 77.87% (=)

Deaths: 2,363 deaths since March 1 (+3 in 24 hours), the day before (+3)

Death rate: 1.52% (=)

active cases: (excluding death and cures) 32,111 cases (+298 in 24 hours), the day before (-37)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 910 out of 2,754 beds, i.e. 33% occupancy (-)


Intensive care beds: 238 out of 464 beds, i.e. 51% occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 116 out of 379 beds, i.e. 31% occupancy (-)

Top 5 of the most infected provinces (active case, less healings and deaths):


1 – National district: 7,868 cases (+47 in 24 hours), the day before (+46)


2 – Santo Domingo: 4,465 cases (-12 in 24 hours), the day before (-29)


3 – Santiago: 2,199 cases (95 in 48 hours), the day before (not available)


4 – La Vega: 1,401 cases (+19 in 24 hours), the day before (+5)


4 – Espaillat: 1,070 cases (not available), the day before (-4)

Tests (since the 1st case): 797,371 tests (+3.808 in 24 hours), the day before (+2.824)

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case: 2,430,359 cases (+11,532 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,063)

Hospitalized people: 25,207 (-242 in 24 hours), the day before (+242)

Intensive care: 2,871 people (-25 in 24 hours), the day before (+35)

Healings: 179,056 people (+1,440 in 24 hours), the day before (+652)

National Healing Rate: 7.37% (+)

Deaths: 59,046 deaths (+790 in 24 hours +307 hospitals and +483 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+397 in total)

Death rate: 2.43% (+)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,192,257 (+9,328 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,014)

Scientific News :

NEWS: COVID-19, new definitions in Haiti


Suspected COVI-19 case :


Anyone with a fever greater than or equal to 38 degrees Celsius, or a recent history of fever (within the past 14 days), with or without cough with or without breathing difficulties, aches, unexplained headache.


Or


Anyone with sudden changes in taste (dysguesia or ageusia) or smell (hyposmia or anosmia) without associated rhinitis.


Or


Anyone art a clinician (doctor or nurse) which suspects the Covid-19.


In children: all the above-mentioned signs and/or deterioration in general condition, diarrhea or isolated fever, especially in children under 3 months old.

Confirmed case of COVID-19 :


Any suspected Covid-19 case for which a test detects the presence of SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acids regardless of signs and symptoms. All Confirmed Covid-19 Cases should be placed in institutional or residential segregation.

Recovered or declared restored case of Covid-19 :


A Covid-19 case is declared “recovered” or “reinstated” in the following situations:


Symptomatic (sick) people tested positive: at least 10 days since the disappearance of the signs of the disease with or without a new negative test (repeat of the test if possible).

Or

Asymptomatic people (not sick) tested positive: 10 days without the appearance of any sign of disease with or without a new negative test (repeat of the test if possible).

Death due to Covid-19 :


Death occurring in a confirmed case (by test or by epidemiological link) or by post mortem confirmation in the absence of any other obvious cause of death unrelated to the Covid-19 coronavirus.

SYMPTOMS :


Common symptoms of Covid-19 coronavirus: cough, fever and extreme fatigue. Some people may also have more severe symptoms, such as difficulty breathing or pneumonia. On average, symptoms of Covid-19 usually develop 5 to 7 days after infection. In some infrequent cases, they may appear only on the 12th day.

TIPS :


Basic tips to protect yourself and avoid spreading as much as possible, if Covid-19 is introduced in Haiti:


  • Always cough or sneeze into your sleeves or elbow, never on the other person’s face or in your hands;

  • Use tissues to wipe your hands or face and then throw them in the trash and then wash your hands;

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap or alcoholic water. You can also use a “sanitizer”;

  • Avoid contact with someone with influenza-like illness and invite them to seek treatment;

  • Avoid contact with vulnerable people if you are sick;

  • Avoid greetings like handshakes and kisses;

  • Avoid touching your nose, eyes and mouth if you have not washed your hands;

  • Avoid people gathering.



Yesterday report :


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32538-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-270.html

See also :


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31426-haiti-flash-evaluation-of-traditional-haitian-remedies-against-covid-19.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31143-haiti-flash-the-number-of-covid-19-cases-increased-by-more-than-600-in-one-month.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31113-haiti-flash-reopening-of-the-international-airport-official-date.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31055-haiti-flash-new-protocol-for-the-return-of-stranded-haitians-in-france.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30966-haiti-covid-19-medecin-sans-frontiere-sounds-the-alarm.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30901-haiti-flash-state-disbursements-report-to-fight-against-the-covid-19.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30843-haiti-flash-presidential-decree-setting-the-general-rules-for-protecting-the-population-from-covid-19.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30827-haiti-covid-19-the-state-of-health-emergency-extended-by-2-months.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30679-haiti-notice-mask-wearing-mandatory-in-public-places.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30573-haiti-ovid-19-the-distribution-of-5-million-masks-has-started.htm


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30454-haiti-flash-covid-19-first-death-in-haiti.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30401-haiti-covid-19-president-moise-announces-a-package-of-economic-relief.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30311-haiti-flash-president-moise-declares-a-state-of-health-emergency-text-of-the-order.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30218-haiti-flash-haiti-among-the-most-vulnerable-countries-face-the-covid-19.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30165-haiti-flash-first-case-of-covid-19-in-the-dominican-republic.html

HL/ HaitiLibre