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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #281

26/12/2020 09:53:14

a WORLD SITUATION:


Saturday, December 26, 2020, the number of people worldwide infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 79,917,523 cases (+456,481), the day before (+650,431), Number of contaminated countries 191 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32617-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-280.html

Since the start of the pandemic 45,019,257 people have been cured of Covid-19 around the world (+244,365), the day before (+399,141)

Since the start of the pandemic 1,750,907 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+7,147 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,569)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 33,147,359 (+204,969 in 24 hours), the day before (+238,721)

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:

The observed decrease is caused by the fact that several countries of which not updated or only partially the information (including the USA and Canada) of the situation of December 25th. As a result, the results at the global level are showing a decrease but do not reflect the actual situation on that date

Average cure rate in the world: 56.33% (-)

Average death rate in the world: 2.19% (=)

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


1st – USA: 7,173,373 cases, (+67,198 in 24 hours) the day before (+68,348)


2nd – France: 2,339,213 (+19,297 in 24 hours), the day before (+19,977)


3rd – United Kingdom 2,152,823 cases (+32,232 in 24 hours), the day before (+38,475)


4th – Spain: 1,654,751 cases (not available), the day before (+12,536)


5th – Brazil: 745,355 cases (+24,109 in 24 hours), the day before (+57,666)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 330,279 deaths (+1,182 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,880)


2nd – Brazil: 190,488 deaths (+506 in 24 hours), the day before (+762)


3rd – India: 147,343 deaths (+251 in 24 hours), the day before (+336)


4th – Mexico: 121,837 deaths (+665 in 24 hours), the day before (+861)


5th – Italy: 71,359 deaths (+459 in 24 hours), the day before (+505)

TOP 5 countries with the highest total number of healings:


1st – USA: 11,257,711 healings (+38,588 in 24h), cure rate 60.00% (-)


2nd – India: 9,740,108 healings (+22,274 in 24h), cure rate 95.78% (+)


3rd – Brazil: 6,512,717 healings (not available for 72h), cure rate 88.42% (-)


4th – Russia: 2,402,122 healings (+27,533 in 24h), cure rate 80.28% (+)


5th – Turkey: 1,970,803 healings (+35,511), cure rate 93.04% (-)

DIASPORA:


USA:


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 18,761,363 cases (+106,968 in 24 hours), the day before (+188,485)


Healings: 11,257,711 healings (+38,588 in 24h), the day before (+117,257)


National Healing Rate: 60.00% (-)


Deaths: 330,279 deaths (+1,182 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,880)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 7,173,373 cases, (+67,198 in 24 hours) the day before (+68,348)

Canada:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 538,741 cases (+558 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,677)


Healings: 448,829 people (+710 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,953)


National Healing Rate: 83.31% (-)


Deaths: 14,746 deaths (+1 in 24 hours), the day before (+129)


National death rate: 2.74% (=)


Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 75,166 cases (-153 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,595)

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases

The observed decline is caused by the fact that several provinces including Quebec did not update information on the situation on December 25. As a result, the results at the national level are showing a decrease but do not reflect the real situation at that date.

France:


Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,591,028 cases (+20,262 in 24 hours), the day before (+21,634)


Healings: 189,414 people (+806 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,367)


National Healing Rate: 7.27% (-)


Deaths: 62,401 deaths (+159 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+290 in total)


Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,339,213 (+19,297 in 24h), the day before (+19,977)

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


Brazil: 663,580 cases (not available) in 24 hours), the day before (not available)


Mexico: 226,490 cases (+354 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,616)


Argentina: 147,855 cases (+2,844 in 24 hours), the day before (+7,737)


Colombia: 102,308 cases (+1,312 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,512)


Panama: 41,155 cases (+1,241 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,457)


Dominican Republic: 35,525 cases (+1,007 in 24 hours), the day before (+388)


Peru: 26,625 cases (+2,031 in 24 hours), the day before (-2,159)


Chile: 14,471 cases (+79 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,500) advance by one place


Ecuador: 13,226 cases (+811 in 24 hours), the day before (+911)


French Guiana: 10,667 cases (+137 in 24 hours), the day before (+38)


Guadeloupe: 7,637 cases (not available), the day before (-2)


Martinique: 5,230 cases (-3 in 48 hours), the day before (-1)


Jamaica: 2,566 cases (-82 in 24 hours), the day before (-69)


Bahamas: 1,328 (-125 in 48 hours), the day before (not available)


Cuba: 1,257 cases (+57 in 24 hours), the day before (+146) advance by one place


Haiti: 1,154 cases (not available), the day before (+29)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


Warning: The Ministry of Public Health has not made available daily data on the Covid-19 situation in Haiti from December 23 and following. Accordingly, the information below on the situation in Haiti is the same as that of December 22 (latest partial data available).

According to the Ministry of Public Health, 41 new cases of Covid-19 would have been confirmed in Haiti on December 21 and 22, 2020 (latest partial data available) for a total of 9,846 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 (+ 34 cases on December 20)

Healings: 8,457 people (+54 in 48 hours), the day before (+5)

Healing rate: 85.89% (+)

Deaths: 235 deaths, (unchanged since December 22).

Death rate: 2.39% (-)

Active cases: (less deaths and cures) 1,154 cases (-13 in 48 hours), the day before (+29)

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: 41,222 (+235 in 48 hours as of December 19)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 40,974 (not available, figure from December 20)). 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: not available

People in intensive care: (information not available)

People currently treated at home: not available

Cases confirmed by department:


West: 6,690 (+30)


North: 668 (+4)


Artibonite: 590 (+4)


Center: 503 (+3)


Northeast: 313 (unchanged)


South-East: 272 (unchanged)


South: 261 (unchanged)


Northwest: 229 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 172 (unchanged)


Nippes: 148 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

Disclaimer: Due to the Christmas holidays several states were unable to update the information on the situation as of December 25. As a result, the results at the national level are showing a decrease but do not reflect the situation at that date. For the States concerned, the information below is therefore the same as that of the day before.

United States: (updated)


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 18,761,363 cases (+106,968 in 24 hours), the day before (+188,485)


Healings: 11,257,711 healings (+38,588 in 24h), the day before (+117,257)


National Healing Rate: 60.00% (-)


Deaths: 330,279 deaths (+1,182 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,880)


National death rate: 1.76% (=)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 7,173,373 cases, (+67,198 in 24 hours) the day before (+68,348)


Tests: 238,740,280 people were tested (+1,243,745 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,874,962)

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases

The drop observed in the past 24 hours is caused by the fact that several US states did not update information on the situation on December 25. The US government has purchased a total of 400 million doses of vaccine. The US hopes to vaccinate nearly 200 million Americans (2 doses per person) by June 2021.

New York State: (updated)


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 903,716 cases (+12,446 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,568)


Healings: 98,350 people (+750 in 24 hours), the day before (+743)


Healing rate: 10.88% (-)


Deaths: 37,158 deaths (+130 in 24 hours) the day before (+150)


Death rate: 4.11% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and cures): 768.208 cases (+11.566 in 24 hours), the day before (+11.673)


Tests: 24,296,753 people tested (+226,560 in 24 hours), the day before (+226,296)

State of Massachusetts: (not updated)


Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 341,925 cases (not available), the day before (+5,937)


Healings: 229,910 people healed (unchanged – weekly update )


Healing rate: 67.24% (=)


Death: 11,963 deaths (not available the day before (+76)


Death rate: 3.50% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 100,052 cases (not available), the day before (-17,206)


Tests: 10,514,045 people tested (not available), the day before (+114,476 in 48 hours)

Florida: (not updated)


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,247,546 cases (not available), the day before (+13,147)


Death: 20,995 deaths (not available), the day before (+121)


Death rate: 1.68% (-)


Tests: 15,093,456 (+ not available in 24 hours), the day before (+151,586)

Miami Dade (FL): (not updated)


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 283,285 cases (not available), the day before (+2,303)


Death: 4,108 deaths not available), the day before (+12)


Mortality rate: 1.45% (-)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:


Warning: Quebec health authorities have not made available the data for December 25 on the Covid-19 situation. Consequently, the information below on the situation in Quebec is that of December 24 . Only the vaccination was updated with a delay for December 24.

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


185,872 cases (+2,349 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,247)

Healing: 158,201 people (+1,926 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,602)

Deaths: 7,913 deaths (+46 in 24 hours), the day before (+73)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 19.758 cases (+377 in 24 hours), the day before (+572)

Hospitals: 1,052 people hospitalized (+15 in 24 hours), the day before (+12)

Intensive care: 146 people (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+5)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 65,412 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic (+892 in 24 hours), the day before (+799)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


Warning: Santé Montréal has not updated the situation by borough. The numbers below are the same as our newsletter the day before.

1 – Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 5,619 cases (+60 in 24 hours), the day before (+97)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 5,308 cases (+79 in 24 hours), the day before (+76)


3 – Montreal North: 4,929 cases (+52 in 24 hours), the day before (+47)


4 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 4.923 (+55 in 24 hours), the day before (+62)


5 – Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve: 4,481 cases (+45 in 24 hours), the day before (+160)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 65,412 cases (+892 in 24 hours). the day before (+799)


2 – Montérégie: 25,946 cases (+324 in 24 hours), the day before (+337)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 16,318 cases (+223 in 24 hours), the day before (+519)


4 – Laval: 15,152 cases (+215 in 24 hours), the day before (+162)


5 – Lanaudière: 14,215 cases (+141 in 24 hours), the day before (+116)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 85.11% (-)

Number of people vaccinated: 11,171 (+3,942 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,891)

Death rate: 4.26% (-)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:


165,035 (+1,381 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,158) dated December 24 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: 127,106 healings since March 1 (+374 in 24 hours), the day before (+767)

National Healing Rate: 77.02% (-)

Deaths: 2,404 deaths since March 1 (+0 in 24 hours), the day before (+3)

Death rate: 1.46% (-)

active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 35,525 cases (+1,007 in 24 hours), the day before (+388)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 874 out of 2,507 beds, i.e. 35% occupancy (=)


Intensive care beds: 224 out of 448 beds, i.e. 53% occupancy (-)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 118 out of 367 beds, i.e. 35% occupancy (-)

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


1 – National district: 9,461 cases (+389 in 24 hours), the day before (+237)


2 – Santo Domingo: 4,809 cases (+144 in 24 hours), the day before (+48)


3 – Santiago: 2,888 cases (+170 in 48 hours), the day before (+67)


4 – La Vega: 1,528 cases (+35 in 24 hours), the day before (+9)


5 – Espaillat: 1,115 cases (+13 in 72h), the day before (not available)

Tests (since the 1st case): 850,082 tests (+6,689 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,609)

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,591,028 cases (+20,262 in 24 hours), the day before (+21,634)

People hospitalized: 24,359 (-248 in 24 hours), the day before (-245)

Intensive care: 2,616 people (-27 in 24 hours), the day before (-58)

Healings: 189,414 people (+806 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,367)

National Healing Rate: 7.27% (-)

Death: 62,401 deaths (+159 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+290 in total)

National death rate: 2.41% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,339,213 (+19,297 in 24h), the day before (+19,977)

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-32617-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-280.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