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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #306

20/01/2021 10:06:56

WORLD SITUATION:


On Wednesday January 20, 2021, the number of people infected worldwide by the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 96,218,601 cases (+589,964), the day before (+537,072). Number of contaminated countries 191 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32813-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-305.html

Since the start of the pandemic 53,107,411 people have been cured of Covid-19 around the world (+384,954), the day before (+359,254)

Since the start of the pandemic 2,058,534 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+16,602 in 24 hours), the day before (+10,333)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 41,052,656 (+188,408 in 24 hours), the day before (+167,485)

Average cure rate in the world: 55.19% (+)

Average death rate in the world: 2.14% (=)

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:

Vaccination: 41.79 million doses of vaccine injected as of January 18, 2021 (+400,000) latest data available

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


1st – USA: 9,065,853 cases, (-62,231 in 24 hours), the day before (+17,263)


2nd – France: 2,698,669 (+21,336 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,476)


3rd – Spain: 2,166,193 cases (+33,887 in 24 hours), the day before (+83,832 in 72 hours)


4th * – United Kingdom 1,816,876 cases (+19,817), the day before (+25,097)


5th – Brazil: 744,293 cases (+3,282 in 24 hours), the day before (-28,232)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 401,399 deaths (+2,396 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,403)


2nd – Brazil: 211,491 deaths (+1,192 in 24 hours), the day before (+452)


3rd – India: 152,718 deaths (+162 in 24 hours), the day before (+137)


4th – Mexico: 142,832 deaths (+1,584 in 24 hours), the day before (+544)


5th * – United Kingdom: 91,470 deaths (+1,610 in 24 hours), the day before (+599)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:


1st – USA: 14,786,886 healings (+235,200 in 24h), cure rate 60.97% (+)


2nd – India: 10,245,741 healings (+16,988 in 24h), cure rate 96.70% (+)


3rd – Brazil: 7,618,080 healings (+57,620 in 24h), cure rate 88.85% (+)


4th – Russia: 2,995,256 healings (+ 24,806 in 24h), cure rate 83.31% (+)


5th – Turkey: 2,277,987 healings (+7,218), cure rate 94.92% (+)

DIASPORA:


USA:


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 24,254,138 cases (+175,365 in 24 hours), the day before (+142,001)


Healings: 14,786,886 healings (+235,200 in 24 hours), the day before (+123,335)


National Healing Rate: 60.97% (+)


Deaths: 401,399 deaths (+2,396 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,403)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 9,065,853 cases, (-62,231 in 24 hours), the day before (+17,263)

Canada:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 724,629 cases (+5,028 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,420)


Healings: 637,132 people (+7.585 in 24 hours), the day before (+7.690)


National Healing Rate: 87.93 (+)


Death: 18,289 deaths (+159 in 24 hours), the day before (+106)


National death rate: 2.52% (=)


Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 69.208 cases (-2.716 in 24 hours), the day before (-1.376)

Vaccination: 613.285 doses of vaccine injected since December 14, date of the first injection in Canada, (+42,543 in 24 hours as of January 18, 2021) latest data available.

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases

France:


Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,981,770 cases (+23,608 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,736)


Healings: 211,785 people (+1,616 in 24 hours), the day before (+857)


National Healing Rate: 7.10% (=)


Deaths: 71,316 deaths (+656 including 369 in hospitals and +287 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+403 in total)


Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,698,669 (+21,336 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,476)

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


Brazil: 744,293 cases (+3,282 in 24 hours), the day before (-28,232)


Mexico: 273,782 cases (+2,849 in 24 hours), the day before (-6,681 in 48 hours)


Colombia: 119,734 cases (-172 in 24 hours), the day before (-10,243)


Argentina: 169,130 ​​cases (+2,302 in 24 hours), the day before (-3,543)


Panama: 53,513 cases (+108 in 24 hours), the day before (-828)


Dominican Republic: 49,015 cases (+705 in 24 hours), the day before (+679)


Peru: 45,077 cases (+8,006 in 24 hours), the day before (-6,654 in 48 hours)


Chile: 24,618 cases (-767in 24h), the day before (-442)


Ecuador: 18,854 cases (+864 in 24 hours), the day before (+159)


French Guiana: 12,928 cases (+72 in 24 hours), the day before (-3)


Guadeloupe: 8,003 cases (+114 in 4 days), the day before (not available)


Martinique: 5,881 cases (+75 in 24 hours), previous (-1 in 48 hours)


Cuba: 4,384 cases (-89 in 24 hours), the day before (+35)


Jamaica: 2,501 cases (+280 in 24 hours), the day before (+93)


Haiti: 1,738 cases (not available), previous (+117 in 48h)


Bahamas: 1,193 (-19 in 24 hours), the day before (-120 in 4 days)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


Disclaimer: The Ministry of Public Health has not made available daily data on the Covid-19 situation in Haiti since 16. Consequently, the information below below on the situation in Haiti are those of January 16 (last partial data available).

According to the Ministry of Public Health, 126 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on January 15 and 16, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 10,907 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 (+100 cases on January 14)

Healings: 8,956 people (+9 in 48h), previous (+27 in 24h)

Healing rate: 82.11% (-)

Deaths: 240 deaths, (unchanged since January 17)

Death rate: 2.20% (-)

Active cases: (less deaths and recoveries) 1,738 cases (+117 in 48h), previous (+83 in 24h)

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: 46,313 cases (+384 in 48h), previous (+266 in 24h)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 46,281 (+634 in 48 hours as of January 16), previous (+300 in 24 hours). Note that the very low number of people tested does not statistically make it possible to make a representative estimate of the cases of Covid-19 in Haiti.

People hospitalized: 51 on January 15 (-10 in 48 hours)

People in intensive care: (not available)

Person in isolation: 1,711 dated January 15 (+91 in 48)

People currently treated at home: 810 on 15 Jan. (+117 in 48)

Cases confirmed by department (in 48 hours):

West: 7,628 (+99)


North: 693 (+1)


Artibonite: 607 (+1)


Center: 545 (+18)


Northeast: 327 (unchanged)


South-East: 275 (unchanged)


South: 264 (+1)


Northwest: 232 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 183 (+6)


Nippes: 153 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 24,254,138 cases (+175,365 in 24 hours), the day before (+142,001)


Healings: 14,786,886 healings (+235,200 in 24 hours), the day before (+123,335)


National Healing Rate: 60.97% (+)


Deaths: 401,399 deaths (+2,396 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,403)


National death rate: 1.65% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 9,065,853 cases, (-62,231 in 24 hours), the day before (+17,263)


Tests: 282,867,081 people were tested (+1,724,921 in 24 hours) the day before (+2,054,111)

Vaccination: 12.28 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in the United States (updated January 15, 2021) latest data available.

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases

New York State:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,268,692 cases (+12,721 in 24 hours), the day before (+13,410)


Healings: 117,052 people (+550 in 24 hours), the day before (+601)


Healing rate: 9.23% (-)


Deaths: 41,368 deaths (+195 in 24 hours), the day before (+180)


Death rate: 3.26% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and cures): 1,110,272 cases (+11,976 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,629)


Tests: 29,342,972 people tested (+177,269 in 24 hours), the day before (+186,205)

State of Massachusetts:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 476,526 cases (+3,085 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,301)


Healings: 324,320 people healed (+30,681 update of January 15, 2021 – weekly update)


Cure rate: 68.06% (-)


Death: 13,749 deaths (+44 in 24 hours), the day before (+53)


Death rate: 3.72% (-)


Active cases (less deaths and cures): 138,457 cases (+3,248 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,248)


Tests: 12,454,145 people tested (+55,565 in 24h), the day before (+49,917)

Florida:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,589,097 cases (+9,811 in 24 hours), the day before (+8,002)


Deaths: 24,436 deaths (+162 in 24 hours), the day before (+137)


Death rate: 1.54% (=)


Tests: 17,821,375 (+92,379 in 24h), the day before (+74,912)

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 347,965 cases (+1,875 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,844)


Deaths: 4,622 deaths (+5 in 24h), the day before (+22)


Mortality rate: 1.33% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:


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


245,734 cases (+1,386 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,634)

Healing: 217,575 people (+2,350 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,317)

Death: 9,142 deaths (+55 in 24 hours), the day before (+32)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 19,017 cases (-919 in 24 hours), the day before (-715)

Hospitals: 1,500 people hospitalized (+9 in 24), the day before (+31)

Intensive care: 212 people (-5 in 24 hours, the day before (+2)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 87,618 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic (+479 in 24 hours), previous (+646)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


1 – Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 7,659 cases (+50 in 24 hours), the day before (+69)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 7,190 cases (+37 in 24 hours), the day before (+197)


3 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 6.871 (+39 in 24 hours), the day before (+208)


4 – Montreal North: 6,498 cases (+37 in 24 hours), the day before (+172)


5 – Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles: 6.109 (+42 in 24h), the day before (+198)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 87,618 cases (+479 in 24 hours), the day before (+646)


2 – Montérégie: 35,049 cases (+268 in 24 hours), the day before (+270)


3 – Laval: 20,666 cases (+125 in 24 hours), the day before (+265)


4 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 20,576 cases (+127 in 24 hours), the day before (+85)


5 – Lanaudière: 17,671 cases (+73 in 24 hours), the day before (+92)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 88.54% (+)

Death rate: 3.72% (=)

Vaccination: 164.053 doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection (latest data available January 19 – MSSS)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:


196.591 (+1.625 in 24 hours), the day before (+1.848). 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: 145,115 healings since March 1 (+907 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,158)

National Healing Rate: 73.82% (-)

Death: 2,461 deaths (+13), the day before (+11)

Death rate: 1.25 (-)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 49,015 cases (+705 in 24 hours), the day before (+679)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 1,282 occupied out of 2,735 beds, i.e. 47% occupancy (-)


Intensive care beds: 336 occupied out of 546 beds, i.e. 62% occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 173 occupied out of 396 beds, i.e. 44% occupancy (+)

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


1 – National district: 13,131 cases (-4 in 24 hours), the day before (+72)


2 – Santo Domingo: 6,850 cases (+125 in 24 hours), the day before (+116)


3 – Santiago: 4.915 cases (+181 in 24 hours), the day before (+153)


4 – La Vega: 2,044 cases (+1 in 24 hours), the day before (+5)


5 – Puerto Plata: 1,908 cases (+44 in 24 hours), the day before (+97)

Tests (since the 1st case): 966,545 tests (+5,741 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,967)

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,981,770 cases (+23,608 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,736)

Hospitalized people: 25,532 (+ -52 in 24 hours), the day before (+349)

Intensive care: 2,829 people (+26 in 24 hours), the day before (+37)

Healings: 211,785 people (+1,616 in 24 hours), the day before (+857)

National Healing Rate: 7.10% (=)

Deaths: 71,316 deaths (+656 including 369 in hospitals and +287 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+403 in total)

National death rate: 2.39% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,698,669 (+21,336 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,476)

Vaccination: 585,664 doses of vaccine injected since December 27, 2020, date of the first injection in France (+105,691 updated on January 19) latest data 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-32813-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-305.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