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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #288

02/01/2021 09:56:47

WORLD SITUATION: (** Note)


Saturday January 2, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide by the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 84,055,697 cases (+511,769), the day before (+723,876), Number of contaminated countries 191 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32670-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-287.html

Since the start of the pandemic 47,367,026 people have been cured of Covid-19 around the world (+257,656), the day before (+320,166)

Since the start of the pandemic 1,828,893 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+8,988 in 24 hours), the day before (+13,750)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 34,859,778 (+245,125 in 24 hours), the day before (+389,960)

Vaccination: 9,950,000 doses of vaccine injected on December 31, 2020 (+410,000 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,010,000 in 24 hours)

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:

Average cure rate in the world: 56.35% (-)

Average death rate in the world: 2.18% (=)

** Note: The drop in several indices is caused by the fact that several countries have not or only partially updated the Covid-19 situation on their territory due to the New Year’s holidays .

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


1st – USA: 7,611,599 cases, (+109,111 in 24 hours) the day before (+98,943)


2nd – United Kingdom 2,469,773 cases (+52,643 in 24 hours), the day before (+54,999)


3rd – France: 2,423,421 (+18,561 in 24 hours), the day before (+18,474)


4th – Spain *: 1,727,052 cases (not available), previous (+17,899)


5th – Brazil: 649,795 cases (+17,615 in 24 hours), the day before (+20,947)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 347,865 deaths (+2,039 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,431)


2nd – Brazil: 195,411 deaths (+462 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,074)


3rd – India: 149,218 deaths (+224 in 24 hours), the day before (+256)


4th – Mexico: 126,507 deaths (+700 in 24 hours), the day before (+910)


5th – Italy: 74,621 deaths (+462 in 24 hours), the day before (+555)

TOP 5 countries with the highest total number of healings:


1st – USA: 12,175,841 healings (+50,035 in 24h), cure rate 60.47% (-)


2nd – India: 9,906,387 healings (+22,926 in 24h), cure rate 96.12% (+)


3rd – Brazil: 6,855,372 healings (+6,528 in 24h), cure rate 89.02% (-)


4th – Russia: 2,572,279 healings (+18,812 in 24h), cure rate 80.89% (-)


5th – Turkey: 2,114,760 healings (+14,110), cure rate 95.22% (+)

DIASPORA:


USA:


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 20,135,305 cases (+161,185 in 24 hours), the day before (+229,386)


Healings: 12,175,841 healings (+50,035 in 24h), the day before (+127,012)


National Healing Rate: 60.47% (-)


Death: 347,865 deaths (+2,039 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,431)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 7,611,599 cases, (+109,111 in 24 hours) the day before (+98,943)

Canada: (** Note)


Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 585,400 cases (+991 in 24 hours), the day before (+7,143)


Healings: 494,437 people (+799 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,409)


National Healing Rate: 84.46% (-)


Deaths: 15,644 deaths (+12 in 24 hours), the day before (+134)


National death rate: 2.67% (=)


Active cases: (excluding death and cure) 75,319 cases (+180 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,600)


Vaccination: 108,253 doses of vaccine injected on December 31 (+8,307 in 24 hours), the day before (+14,667)

** Note: The drop in several indices is caused by the fact that many provinces have not updated the Covid-19 situation due to the New Year holidays.

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases

France:


Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,683,030 cases (+19,348 in 24 hours), the day before (+19,927)


Healings: 194,870 people (+680 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,176)


National Healing Rate: 7.26% (-)


Deaths: 64,739 deaths (+133 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+277 in total)


Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,423,421 (+18,561 in 24 hours), the day before (+18,474)

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


Brazil: 649,795 cases (+17,615 in 24 hours), the day before (+20,947)


Mexico: 226,910 cases (+1,418 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,225)


Argentina: 159,599 cases (+4,006 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,504)


Colombia: 90,837 cases (-306 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,771)


Panama: 47,741 cases (+111 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,462)


Dominican Republic: 38,259 cases (+1,073 in 24 hours), the day before (+280)


Peru: 26,139 cases (not available), the day before (+4,535)


Chile: 16,701 cases (+1,718 in 24 hours), the day before (+127)


Equateur: 14,820 cases (+849 in 24h), the day before (+989)


French Guiana: 11,130 cases (+119 in 24 hours), the day before (+141)


Guadeloupe: 7,685 cases (-1 in 48 hours), the day before (-2)


Martinique: 5,681 cases (+19 in 48 hours), the day before (-3)


Jamaica: 2,080 cases (-62 in 24 hours), the day before (-30)


Cuba: 1,565 cases (-27 in 24 hours), the day before (+53)


Bahamas: 1,477 (+6 in 48 hours), the day before (+5)


Haiti: 1,184 cases (+27 in 48h), previous (-8 in 48h)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


According to the Ministry of Public Health, 62 new cases of Covid-19 would have been confirmed in Haiti on December 29 and 30, 2020 (latest partial data available) for a total of 10,077 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 (+ 16 cases on December 27 and 28)

Healings: 8,657 people (+33 in 48h), previous (+26 in 48h)

Healing rate: 85.91% (-)

Deaths: 236 deaths, (unchanged since December 26)

Death rate: 2.34% (-)

Active cases: (less deaths and recoveries) 1,184 cases (+27 in 48h), previous (-8 in 48h)

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: 42,599 (+261 in 48 hours / Dec 29-30)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 42,586 (+262 in 48h / 29-30 dec.). 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: 47 (-7 in 48 hours on Dec. 29)

People in intensive care: (information not available)

People currently treated at home: 883 (-127 in 48 hours / 28-29 Dec.)

Cases confirmed by department:

West: 6.896 (+50)


North: 677 (+4)


Artibonite: 593 (+2)


Center: 508 (+5)


Northeast: 314 (unchanged)


South-East: 273 (unchanged)


South: 262 (+1)


Northwest: 229 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 176 (unchanged)


Nippes: 149 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States: (** Note)


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 20,135,305 cases (+161,185 in 24 hours), the day before (+229,386)


Healings: 12,175,841 healings (+50,035 in 24h), the day before (+127,012)


National Healing Rate: 60.47% (-)


Death: 347,865 deaths (+2,039 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,431)


National death rate: 1.73% (=)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 7,611,599 cases, (+109,111 in 24 hours) the day before (+98,943)


Vaccination: 2,790,000 doses of vaccine injected on December 30 (next, update not available), the day before (+ 660,000 in 48h / December 28/29)


Tests: 249,448,470 people were tested (+1,188,058 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,685,508)

** Note: The drop in several indices is caused by the fact that some states have not updated the Covid-19 situation due to the New Year holidays.

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases

New York State:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 995,816 cases (+17,033 in 24 hours), the day before (+15,393)


Healings: 102,968 people (+839 in 24 hours), the day before (+834)


Healing rate: 10.34% (-)


Death: 38,155 deaths (+172 in 24 hours), the day before (+143)


Death rate: 3.83% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 854,693 cases (+16,022 in 24 hours), the day before (+14,416)


Tests: 25,504,313 people tested (+219,253 in 24 hours), the day before (+216,587)

State of Massachusetts: (not updated)


Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 375,178 cases (not available), the day before (+7,260)


Healings: 261,672 people healed (+31,762 – weekly update)


Healing rate: 69.75% (+)


Death: 12,423 deaths (not available), the day before (+85)


Death rate: 3.31% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 101,083 cases (not available), the day before (-24,587)


Tests: 10,944,699 people tested (not available), the day before (+95,827)

Florida: (not updated)


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,323,315 cases (not available), the day before (+17,192)


Death: 21,673 deaths (not available), previous (+127)


Death rate: 1.64% (-)


Tests: 15,703,599 (not available), the day before (+119,229)

Miami Dade (FL): (not updated)


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 298,873 cases


(not available), the day before (+2.937)


Death: 4,188 deaths (not available), the day before (+19)


Mortality rate: 1.40% (-)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:


NOTICE Santé Québec: Quebec health authorities are informing that due to the New Year’s holidays, data on the Covid-19 situation will not be available on January 1 and 2. Consequently, the information on the situation in Quebec in this bulletin is that of December 31

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


202,641 cases (+2,819 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,511)

Healing: 172,047 people (+2002 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,984)

Death: 8,226 deaths (+61 in 72h), previous (+41)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 22,368 cases (+756), the day before (+486)

Hospitals: 1,175 people hospitalized (-36 in 24 hours), previous (+80)

Intensive care: 165 people (+13 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): 71,338 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic (+936 in 24 hours), previous (+754)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


1 – Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 6,127 cases (+61 in 24 hours), the day before (+414)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 5,785 cases (+83 in 24 hours), the day before (+91)


3 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 5.374 (+64 in 24 hours), the day before (+65)


4 – Montreal North: 5,293 cases (+53 in 24 hours), the day before (+57)


5 – Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve: 4,836 cases (+ 74 in 24 hours), the day before (-184)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 71,338 cases (+936 in 24 hours), the day before (+754)


2 – Montérégie: 28,542 cases (-526 in 24), the day before (+445)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 17,797 cases (+257 in 24 hours), the day before (+226)


4 – Laval: 16,681 cases (+243 in 24 hours), the day before (+250)


5 – Lanaudière: 15,123 cases (+148 in 72h), the day before (+144)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 84.90% (-)


Death rate: 4.06% (-)

Vaccination: 29,250 doses of vaccine injected on December 29 (update not available), the day before (+2,739)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:


172,218 (+1,433 in 24 hours) the day before (+1206) dated December 29 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: 131,543 healings since March 1 (+358 in 24 hours), the day before (+921)

National Healing Rate: 76.38% (-)

Death: 2,416 deaths (+2 in 24 hours), previous (+5)

Death rate: 1.40 (-1)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 38,259 cases (+1,073 in 24 hours), the day before (+280)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 1,010 out of 2,616 beds, i.e. 39% occupancy (=)


Intensive care beds: 266 out of 495 beds, i.e. 53% occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 149 out of 386 beds, i.e. 39% occupancy (-)

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


1 – National district: 10,515 cases (+333 in 24 hours), the day before (+77)


2 – Santo Domingo: 5.123 cases (+228 in 24 hours), the day before (+73)


3 – Santiago: 3,216 cases (+123 in 24 hours), the day before (+51)


4 – La Vega: 1,661 cases (+65 in 24 hours), the day before -5)


5 – Espaillat: 1,096 cases (-84 in 72h), the day before (+8)

Tests (since the 1st case): 876,244 tests (+6,384 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,388)

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,683,030 cases (+19,348 in 24 hours), the day before (+19,927)

People hospitalized: 24,263 (-144 in 24 hours), the day before (-153)

Intensive care: 2,609 people (-16 in 24 hours), the day before (-27)

Healings: 194,870 people (+680 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,176)

National Healing Rate: 7.26% (-)

Deaths: 64,739 deaths (+133 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+277 in total)

National death rate: 2.41% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,423,421 (+18,561 in 24 hours), the day before (+18,474)

Vaccination: 138 doses of vaccine injected Dec. (update not available)

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-32670-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-287.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