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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #277

22/12/2020 10:25:00

WORLD SITUATION:


Tuesday, December 22, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide by the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 77,455,985 cases (+560,396), the day before (+527,220), Number of contaminated countries 191 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32587-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-276.html

Since the start of the pandemic 43,698,196 people have been cured of Covid-19 around the world (+360,613), the day before (+248,292)

Since the start of the pandemic 1,704,065 people have died of Covid-19 around the world (+9,350 in 24 hours), the day before (+8,847)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) worldwide is currently 32,053,724 (+190,433 in 24 hours), the day before (+271,086)

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:

New cases have been declining for 4 days.

Average cure rate in the world: 56.42% (+)

Average death rate in the world: 2.20% (=)

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


1st – USA: 6,920,167 cases, (+15,080 in 24 hours) the day before (+108,657)


2nd – France: 2,272,756 (+4,788 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,433)


3rd – United Kingdom 2,007,574 cases (+69,026 in 24 hours), the day before (+35,735)


4th – Spain: 1,619,613 cases (21,679 cases in 48 hours), the day before (not available)


5th – Brazil: 607,018 cases (-36,301 in 24 hours) in 24 hours), the day before (+5,458)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 319,457 deaths (+1,787 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,494)


2nd – Brazil: 187,291 deaths (+527 in 24 hours), the day before (+408)


3rd – India: 146,111 deaths (+301 in 24 hours), the day before (+333)


4th – Mexico: 118,598 deaths (+396 in 24 hours), the day before (+326)


5th – Italy: 69,214 deaths (+415 in 24 hours), the day before (+352)

TOP 5 countries with the highest total number of healings:


1st – USA: 10,802,496 healings (+180,414 in 24 hours), cure rate 59.87% (+)


2nd – India: 9,636,487 healings (+56,085 in 24h), cure rate 95.65% (+)


3rd – Brazil: 6,469,310 healings (+80,372 in 24h), cure rate 89.06% (+)


4th – Russia: 2,297,289 healings (+43,463 in 24h), cure rate 79.81% (+)


5th – Turkey: 1,834,705 healings (+55,637), cure rate 89.77% (+)

DIASPORA:


USA:


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 18,042,120 cases (+197,281 in 24 hours), the day before (+186,788)


Healings: 10,802,496 healings (+180,414 in 24 hours), the day before (+76,637)


National Healing Rate: 59.87% (+)


Deaths: 319,457 deaths (+1,787 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,494)


Active cases (less deaths and cures): 6,920,167 cases, (+15,080 in 24 hours) the day before (+108,657)

Canada:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 519,325 cases (+7,577 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,007)


Healings: 429,372 people (+7,197 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,274)


National Healing Rate: 82.68% (+)


Death: 14,346 deaths (+101 in 24 hours), the day before (+74)


National death rate: 2.76% (-)


Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 75,607 cases (+279 in 24 hours), the day before (+659)

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases

After 4 days of decline, rebound of + 26% in the number of cases in 24 hours. Quebec records its 3rd consecutive day with more than 2,000 new cases. Montreal remains the epicenter of the epidemic in Quebec with 35.08% of all cases in the province (the day before 34.5%).

France:


Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,518,063 cases (+5,797 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,799)


Healings: 184,433 people (+658 in 24 hours), the day before (+235)


National Healing Rate: 7.32% (=)


Deaths: 60,874 deaths (+351 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+131 in total)


Active cases: (excluding deaths and recoveries) 2,272,756 (+4,788 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,433)

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


Brazil: 607,018 cases (-36,301 in 24 hours) in 24 hours), the day before (+5,458)


Mexico: 219,989 cases (-4,352 in 24 hours), the day before (-343)


Argentina: 130,740 cases (-386 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,663)


Colombia: 95,047 cases (+1,632 in 24 hours), the day before (+164)


Panama: 35,490 cases (+225 in 24 hours), the day before (+953)


Dominican Republic: 33,736 cases (+10 in 24 hours), the day before (+328)


Peru: 28,119 cases (+1.549 in 24 hours), the day before (-4.381)


Ecuador: 10,762 cases (-3,596 in 24 hours), the day before (+337)


Chile: 13,883 cases (+447 in 24 hours), the day before (+515)


French Guiana: 10,370 cases (-5 in 24 hours), the day before (+88)


Guadeloupe: 7,651 cases (not available), the day before (+58)


Martinique: 5,238 cases (not available), the day before (+33)


Jamaica: 2,890 cases (-82 in 24 hours), the day before (-66)


Bahamas: 1,474 (not available), the day before (+14 in 48 hours)


Haiti: 1,139 cases (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+43)


Cuba: 979 cases (+29 in 24 hours), the day before (+67)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:

According to the Ministry of Public Health, 8 new cases of Covid-19 would have been confirmed in Haiti on December 19, 2020 (latest partial data available) for a total of 9,771 cases confirmed throughout the national territory 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 (+ 58 cases on December 18)

Healings: 8,398 people (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+15)

Healing rate: 85.95% (-)

Deaths: 235 deaths, (+1)

Death rate: 2.41% (+)

Active cases: (less deaths and recoveries) 1,139 cases (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+43)

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)

Suspected cases investigated since March 19: 40,730 (+150 in 24 hours as of December 19)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 40,712 (+145 in 24 hours as of December 19). 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.

Hospitalized people: 69 people (+13 as of December 18), the day before (+2)

People in intensive care: (information not available)

People currently treated at home: 1,211 people (+195 as of December 18)

Cases confirmed by department:

West: 6.628 (+7)


North: 664 (unchanged)


Artibonite: 586 (+1)


Center: 500 (unchanged)


Northeast: 312 (unchanged)


South-East: 272 (unchanged)


South: 261 (unchanged)


Northwest: 229 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 171 (unchanged)


Nippes: 148 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 18,042,120 cases (+197,281 in 24 hours), the day before (+186,788)


Healings: 10,802,496 healings (+180,414 in 24 hours), the day before (+76,637)


National Healing Rate: 59.87% (+)


Deaths: 319,457 deaths (+1,787 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,494)


National death rate: 1.77% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and cures): 6,920,167 cases, (+15,080 in 24 hours) the day before (+108,657)


Tests: 232,206,470 people were tested (+2,087,813 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,729,656)

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases

3rd day of decline in the number of new cases. The US Government has purchased 200 million doses of Moderna vaccine and 100 million doses of Pfizer Vaccine. Moderna is expected to deliver 20 million doses by the end of December, 80 million in the first quarter of 2021 and 100 million doses in the second quarter.

New York State:


Cases since the start of the epidemic: 857,049 cases (+9,007 in 24 hours), the day before (+9,957)


Healings: 95,779 people (+1,200 in 48 hours), the day before (not available)


Healing rate: 11.18% (+)


Death: 36,568 deaths (+137 in 24 hours), the day before (+113)


Death rate: 4.27% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 724,702 cases (+7,670 in 24 hours), the day before (+9,844)


Tests: 23,474,668 people tested (+156,510 in 24 hours), the day before (+197,251)

State of Massachusetts:


Cases since the start of the epidemic: 327,374 cases (+3.843 in 24 hours), the day before (+4.261)


Healings: 206,843 people healed (unchanged) (weekly update)


Healing rate: 63.18% (-)


Deaths: 11.759 deaths (+42 in 24 hours), the day before (+60)


Death rate: 3.59% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and cures): 108,772 cases (+3,801 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,201)


Tests: 10,239,836 people tested (+61,067 in 24 hours), the day before (+90,789 in 48 hours)

Florida:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,212,581 cases (+11,015 cases in 24 hours), the day before (+8,401)


Deaths: 20,680 deaths (+112 in 24 hours), the day before (+95)


Death rate: 1.71% (=)


Tests: 14,728,047 (+116,673 in 24 hours), the day before (+93,331)

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic: 276,414 cases (+2,297 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,019)


Death: 4,097 deaths (+31 in 24 hours), the day before (+16)


Mortality rate: 1.48% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:

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


179,093 cases (+2,108 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,146)

Healing: 152,869 people (+1,825 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,799)

Deaths: 7,766 deaths (+30 in 24 hours), the eve Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 18,458 cases

Hospitals: 1,148 people hospitalized (+38 in 24 hours), the day before (+5)

Intensive care: 146 people (+0 in 24 hours), the day before (+4)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 62,828 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic (+708 in 24 hours), the day before (+783)

TOP 5 of Montreal’s most contaminated boroughs:

1 – Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 5,462 cases (+154 in 24h), previous (+41)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 5,153 cases (+153 in 24h), previous (+64)


3 – Montreal North: 4,830 cases (+150 in 24 hours), previous (+61)


4 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 4,806 (+137 in 24h), (+50)


5 – Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve: 4,276 (not available), case (+33)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 62,828 cases (+708 in 24 hours). the day before (+783)


2 – Montérégie: 24,984 cases (+262 in 24 hours), the day before (+331)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 15,683 cases (+161 in 24 hours), the day before (+147)


4 – Laval: 14,565 cases (+302 in 24 hours), the day before (+121)


5 – Lanaudière: 13,791 cases (+158 in 24 hours), the day before (+137)

Quebec Province Healing Rate: 85.36% (+)

Death rate: 4.34% (-)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:


161,052 (+666 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,135) 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: 124,931 healings since March 1 (+653 in 24 hours), the day before (+994)

National Healing Rate: 77.57% (-)

Death: 2,385 deaths since March 1 (+2 in 24 hours), the day before (+2)

Death rate: 1.48% (-)

active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 33,736 cases (+10 in 24 hours), the day before (+328)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 897 out of 2,503 beds, i.e. 36% occupancy (+)


Intensive care beds: 245 out of 468 beds, i.e. 52% occupancy (=)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 124 out of 365 beds, i.e. 34% occupancy (+)

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


1 – National district: 8,691 cases (+56 in 24 hours), the day before (+121)


2 – Santo Domingo: 4,552 cases (-37 in 24 hours), the day before (+22)


3 – Santiago: 2,482 cases (-8 in 48 hours), the day before (+81)


4 – La Vega: 1,490 cases (+5 in 24 hours), the day before (+7)


5 – Espaillat: 1,087 cases (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+7)

Tests (since the 1st case): 829,781 tests (+3,752 in 24 hours), the day before (+7,925)

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,518,063 cases (+5,797 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,799)

Hospitalized people: 25,201 (+240 in 24 hours), the day before (+142)

Intensive care: 2,737 people (-8 in 24 hours), the day before (+27)

Healings: 184,433 people (+658 in 24 hours), the day before (+235)

National Healing Rate: 7.32% (=)

Deaths: 60,874 deaths (+351 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+131 in total)

Death rate: 2.42% (+)

Active cases: (excluding deaths and recoveries) 2,272,756 (+4,788 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,433)

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-32577-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-275.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

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