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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #291

05/01/2021 10:14:22

WORLD SITUATION:


Tuesday, January 5, 2020, the number of people worldwide infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Offiacial source), amounted to 85,760,827 cases (+580,483), the day before (+535,440), Number of contaminated countries 191 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32691-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-290.html

Since the start of the pandemic 48,220,450 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+343,762), the day before (+229,924)

Since the start of the pandemic 1,854,764 people have died from Covid-19 around the world (+11,285 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,810)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 35,685,613 (+225,436 in 24 hours), the day before (+298,706)

Vaccination: 13,000,000 doses of vaccine injected as of January 4, 2021 (+660,000 in 24 hours), previous (+50,000 in 24 hours)

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:

Average cure rate in the world: 56.23% (+)

Average death rate in the world: 2.16% (=)

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


1st – USA: 7,733,210 cases, (-117,471 in 24 hours) the day before (+132,411)


2nd – United Kingdom 2,639,815 cases (+58,345 in 24 hours), the day before (+54,351)


3rd – France: 2,441,612 (+2,993 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,161)


4th – Spain *: 1,757,390 cases (+30,338 in 4 days), the day before (not available)


5th – Brazil: 607,146 cases (-26,410 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,132)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 353,621 deaths (+2,041 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,385)


2nd – Brazil: 196,561 deaths (+543 in 24 hours), the day before (+293)


3rd – India: 149,850 deaths (+201 in 24 hours), the day before (+214)


4th – Mexico: 127,757 deaths (+544 in 24 hours), the day before (+362)


5th – Italy: 75,680 deaths (+348 in 24 hours), the day before (+347)

TOP 5 countries with the highest total number of healings:


1st – USA: 12,736,512 healings (+299,554 in 24h), cure rate 61.16% (+)


2nd – India: 9,975,958 cures (+29,091 in 24 hours), cure rate 96.32% (+)


3rd – Brazil: 6,950,045 healings (+45,873 in 24h), cure rate 89.63% (+)


4th – Russia: 2,635,242 healings (+22,308 in 24 hours), cure rate 81.07% (+)


5th – Turkey: 2,146,430 healings (+9,896), cure rate 95.16% (-)

DIASPORA:


USA :


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 20,823,343 cases (+184,124 in 24 hours), the day before (+209,367)


Healings: 12,736,512 healings (+299,554 in 24 hours), the day before (+75,571)


National Healing Rate: 61.16% (-)


Death: 353,621 deaths (+2,041 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,385)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 7,733,210 cases, (-117,471 in 24 hours) the day before (+132,411)

Canada:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 616,134 cases (+10,058 in 24 hours), the day before (+16,141)


Healings: 523,448 people (+12,853 in 24 hours), the day before (+13,103)


National Healing Rate: 84.96% (+)


Death: 16,098 deaths (+218 in 24 hours), the day before (+173)


National death rate: 2.61% (-)


Active cases: (excluding death and cure) 76,588 cases (-3,013 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,865)


Vaccination: 117.768 doses of vaccine injected on January 3 (+5.522 in 48 hours) the day before (not available)

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases

Increase in new cases in 24 hours, the peak is still ahead.

France:


Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,703,007 cases (+4,022 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,489)


Healings: 196,006 people (+651 in 24 hours), the day before (+212)


National Healing Rate: 7.25% (+)


Deaths: 65,389 deaths (+378 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+116 in total)


Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,441,612 (+2,993 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,161)

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


Brazil: 607,146 cases (-26,410 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,132)


Mexico: 221,628 cases (-11,483 in 24 hours), the day before (-2,677)


Argentina: 147,223 cases (+29,947 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,091)


Colombia: 89,765 cases (+263 in 24 hours), the day before (-2,168)


Panama: 48,345 cases (+565 in 24 hours), the day before (-187)


Dominican Republic: 39,143 cases (+1,165 in 24 hours), the day before (-289)

Peru: 22,963 cases (+1,319 in 24 hours), the day before (+987 in 48 hours)


Chile: 16,974 cases (+7 in 24 hours), the day before (-250)


Ecuador: 10,661 cases (+456 in 24 hours), the day before (-5,742)


French Guiana: 11,220cas (-9 in 24 hours), the day before (-6)


Guadeloupe: 6,567 cases (-1,118 in 4 days)


Martinique: 5,681 cases (not available for 4 days)


Jamaica: 1,926 cases (+14 in 24 hours), the day before (-37)


Cuba: 1,756 cases (+155 in 24 hours), the day before (+173)


Bahamas: 1,510 (+ 10 in 48h), the day before (+23 in 48h)


Haiti: 1,219 cases (not available), previous (+35 in 24h)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


** Warning: The Ministry of Public Health has not made available daily data on the Covid-19 situation in Haiti from January 1, 2021 and following. Consequently, the information below on the situation in Haiti is that of December 31, 2020 (latest partial data available).

According to the Ministry of Public Health, 50 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on December 31, 2020 (latest partial data available) for a total of 10,127 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 (+ 62 cases on December 29 and 30)

Healings: 8,672 people (+15 in 24 hours), previous (+33 in 48 hours)

Healing rate: 85.63% (-)

Deaths: 236 deaths, (unchanged since December 26)

Death rate: 2.33% (-)

Active cases: (less deaths and cures) 1,219 cases (+35 in 24 hours), previous (27 in 48 hours)

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: 42,820 cases (+221 in 24 hours as of December 31), previous (+261 in 48 hours / Dec 29-30)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 42,808 (update not available), previous (+222 in 24h / 31 dec.) Note that the very low number of people tested (screening) does not allow not statistically to make a representative estimate of the cases of Covid-19 in Haiti.

People hospitalized: 44 (-3 in 24 hours on Dec. 30), previous (-7 in 24 hours on Dec. 29)

People in intensive care: (information not available)

People currently treated at home: 932 (+49 in 24 hours as of 30 Dec.), previous (-127 in 48 hours / 28-29 Dec.)

Cases confirmed by department:

West: 6,945 (+49)


North: 677 (unchanged)


Artibonite: 593 (unchanged)


Center: 508 (unchanged)


Northeast: 314 (unchanged)


South-East: 274 (+1)


South: 262 (unchanged)


Northwest: 229 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 176 (unchanged)


Nippes: 149 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 20,823,343 cases (+184,124 in 24 hours), the day before (+209,367)


Healings: 12,736,512 healings (+299,554 in 24 hours), the day before (+75,571)


National Healing Rate: 61.16% (-)


Death: 353,621 deaths (+2,041 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,385)


National death rate: 1.70% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 7,733,210 cases, (-117,471 in 24 hours) the day before (+132,411)


Vaccination: 4,560,000 doses of vaccine injected on January 1 (+330,000 in 24 hours), previous (+1,440,000 in 48 hours 30/31 December)

Tests: 254,563,071 people were tested (+1,658,282 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,402,813)

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases

New York State:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,035,139 cases (+11,242 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,232)


Healings: 104,939 people (+537 in 24 hours), the day before (+574)


Healing rate: 10.14% (-)


Death: 38,599 deaths (+184 in 24 hours), the day before (+142)


Death rate: 3.73% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and cures): 891,601 cases (+10,521 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,516)


Tests: 25,983,464 people tested (+134,360 in 24 hours), the day before (+142,345)

State of Massachusetts:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 392,568 cases (+4.906 in 24 hours), the day before (+3.481)


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


Healing rate: 66.66% (-)


Death: 12,671 deaths (+61 in 24 hours), the day before (+108)


Death rate: 3.23% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and cures): 118,225 cases (+4,845 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,373)


Tests: 11,146,494 people tested (55,570 in 24 hours), the day before (+44,831)

Florida:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,376,692 cases (+11,256 in 24 hours), the day before (+10,603)


Death: 22,090 deaths (+103 in 24 hours), the day before (+97)


Death rate: 1.60% (-)


Tests: 16,095,888 (+75,287 in 24h), the day before (+69,851)

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 308,259 cases (+2.525 in 24 hours), the day before (+1.547)


Death: 4,256 deaths (+5 in 24 hours), the day before (+12)


Death rate : 1.38% (-)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:


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


212,850 cases (+2.546 in 24h), previous (+7.229 in 72h)

Healing: 181.205 people (+1.749 in 24 hours), previous (+7.049 in 72 hours)

Death: 8,379 deaths (+132 in 24h), previous (+21 in 72h)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 23,266 cases (+665 in 24 hours), the day before (+233 in 72 hours)

Hospitals: 1,294 people hospitalized (+69 in 24 hours), previous (+150 in 72 hours)

Intensive care: 188 people (+9 in 24 hours), the day before (13 in 72 hours)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 75,190 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic (+1,128 in 24 hours), previous (+2,724 in 3 days )

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


1 – Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 6,522 cases (+395 in 48h), previous (+61)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 6,187 cases (+399 in 48h), previous (+83)


3 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 5,750 (+376 in 48h), previous (+64)


4 – Montreal North: 5,657 cases (+364 in 48h), previous (+53)


5 – Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve: 5,118 cases (+282 in 48h), previous (+74)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 74,062 cases (+1,128 in 34h), the day before (+2,724 in 72h)


2 – Montérégie: 29,917 cases (+244 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,136 in 72 hours)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 18,574 cases (+148 in 24 hours), the day before (+629 in 72 hours)


4 – Laval: 17,605 cases (+222 in 24 hours), the day before (+702 in 72 hours)


5 – Lanaudière: 15,724 cases (+157 in 24 hours), the day before (+444 in 72 hours)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 85.13% (=)


Death rate: 3.94% (-)

Vaccination: 30,473 doses of vaccine injected as of December 31 (+1,223), previous (not available)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:


175.374 (+2.043 in 24 hours) as of January 3, 2021 the day before (+366). 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: 133,812 healings since March 1 (+877 in 24 hours), the day before (+683)

National Healing Rate: 76.30% (-)

Death: 2,419 deaths (+1 in 24 hours), previous (+2)

Death rate: 1.38 (-)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 39,143 cases (+ 1,165 in 24 hours), the day before (-289)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 1,030 out of 2,615 beds, i.e. 39% occupancy (-)


Intensive care beds: 270 out of 501 beds, i.e. 54% occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 152 out of 396 beds, i.e. 38% occupancy (+)

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


1 – National district: 10,764 cases (+395 in 24 hours), the day before (+32)


2 – Santo Domingo: 5,197 cases (+150 in 24 hours), the day before (+36)


3 – Santiago: 3,405 cases (+174 in 24 hours), the day before (+41)


4 – La Vega: 1,692 cases (+35 in 24 hours), the day before (+55)


5 – Puerto Plata: 1,482 cases +46 in 24 hours), the day before (+34)

Tests (since the 1st case): 885,776 tests (+5,858 in 24 hours), the day before (+1337)

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,703,007 cases (+4,022 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,489)

Hospitalized people: 24,962 (+182 in 24 hours), the day before (+322)

Intensive care: 2,657 people (-8 in 24 hours), the day before (+33)

Healings: 196,006 people (+651 in 24 hours), the day before (+212)

National Healing Rate: 7.25% (+)

Deaths: 65,389 deaths (+378 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+116 in total)

National death rate: 2.42% (+)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,441,612 (+2,993 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,161)

Vaccination: 516 doses of vaccine injected (not available), previous (+164 in 24 hours as of January 1)

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-32691-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-290.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-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-30901-haiti-flash-state-disbursements-report-to-fight-against-the-covid-19.html


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


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

HL/ HaitiLibre