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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #335

18/02/2021 10:18:41

WORLD SITUATION:


Thursday, February 18, 2021, the number of people worldwide infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 109,987,995 cases (+432,677), the day before (+345.034). Number of contaminated countries 192 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33044-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-334.html

Since the start of the pandemic 61,945,099 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+315,624), the day before (+235,536)

Since the start of the pandemic 2,432,430 people have died from Covid-19 around the world (+11,979 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,070)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 45,610,466 (+105,074 in 24 hours), the day before (+98,428)

Average cure rate in the world: 56.32% (+)

Average death rate in the world: 2.21% (=)

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:

Vaccination: 188.35 million doses of vaccine injected (+4.3 million doses injected in 24 hours (updated February 17, 2021, latest data available).

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


1st – USA: 8,739,778 cases, (-86,890 in 24 hours), the day before (-134,547)


2nd – France: 3,255,502 (+23,000 in 24 hours), the day before (+17,654)


3rd – Spain: 2,890,480 cases (+10,492 in 24 hours), previous (+9,527 in 4 days)


4th * – United Kingdom 1,669,549 cases (-39,525 in 24 hours), the day before (-30,967)


5th – Brazil: 803,255 cases (+30,522 in 24 hours), the day before (+28,727)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 490,540 deaths (+2,459 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,756)


2nd – Brazil: 242,090 deaths (+1,150 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,167)


3rd – Mexico: 177,061 deaths (+1,075 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,329)


4th – India: 156,014 deaths (+101 in 24 hours), the day before (+100)


5th * – United Kingdom: 118,933 deaths (+738 in 24 hours), the day before (+799)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:


1st – USA: 18,596,497 healings (+117,079 in 24h), cure rate 66.83% (+)


2nd – India: 10,656,845 healings (+11,987 in 24h), cure rate 97.32% (-)


3rd – Brazil: 8,933,402 healings (+86,138 in 24h), cure rate 89.52% (+)


4th – Russia: 3,620,551 healings (+18,388 in 24h), cure rate 88.75% (+)


5th – Turkey: 2,496,833 healings (+7,209 in 24 hours), cure rate 95.69% (+)

DIASPORA:


USA:


Case since first case (March 9, 2020): 27,826,815 cases (32,648), the day before (+153,876)


Healings: 18,596,497 healings (+117,079 in 24 hours), the day before (+132,783)


National Healing Rate: 66.83% (+)


Death: 490,540 deaths (+2,459 in 24 hours), the day before (+ 1,756)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 8,739,778 cases, (-86,890 in 24 hours), the day before (-134,547)

Canada:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 839,155 cases (+2,561 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,219)


Healings: 785,508 people (+3,358 in 24 hours), the day before (+7,447)


National Healing Rate: 93.61% (+)


Deaths: 21,439 deaths (+44 in 24 hours), the day before (+97)


National death rate: 2.55% (-)


Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 32.208 cases (-841 in 24 hours), the day before (-3.325)

Vaccination: 1.33 million doses of vaccine injected (+20,000 doses injected in 24 hours, updated February 16, 2021 latest data available), since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in Canada .

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases

France:


Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 3,584,304 cases (+25,018 in 24 hours), the day before (+19,590)


Healings: 245,706 (+1,499 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,710)


National Healing Rate: 6.86% (=)


Deaths: 83,096 deaths (+310 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+586 in total)


Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 3,255,502 (+23,000 in 24 hours), the day before (+17,654)

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


Brazil: Brazil: 803,255 cases (+30,522 in 24 hours), the day before (+28,727)


Mexico: 265,431 cases (+834 in 24 hours), the day before (-715)


Argentina: 145,630 cases (+1,293 in 24 hours), the day before -951)


Peru: 51,421 cases (+115 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,052) advance by one place


Colombia: 49,939 cases (+395 in 24 hours), the day before (-752)


Dominican Republic: 48,577 cases (-446 in 24 hours), the day before (-435)


Ecuador: 22,448 cases (+144 in 24 hours), the day before (+335) advances one place


Chile: 21,349 cases (-581 in 24 hours), the day before (-861)


French Guiana: 14,190 cases (-1 in 24 hours), the day before (-1) is one place ahead


Panama: 12,035 cases (-764 in 24 hours), the day before (-455)


Guadeloupe: 8,454 cases (+104 in 24 hours), the day before (+46 in 72 hours)


Jamaica: 6.900 cases (+189 in 24 hours), the day before (+419) advances by one place


Martinique: 6,149 cases (+40 in 24 hours), the day before (+32 in 5 days)


Cuba: 5,164 cases (+213 in 24 hours), the day before (-8)


Haiti: 2,596 cases (update not available), the day before (+49)


Bahamas: 1,133 cases (update not available), the day before (-69 in 5 days)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


Warning: The Ministry of Public Health has not made available daily data on the Covid-19 situation in Haiti after February 13, 2021 As a result, the information below -below on the situation in Haiti are the latest data available (Bulletin of the day before) .

According to the Ministry of Public Health, 14 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on February 13, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 12,206 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 (+49 February 12, 2021)

Healings: 9,363 people (+9 in 24 hours), the day before (+79)

Healing rate: 76.71% (-)

Deaths: 247 deaths, (unchanged since February 11)

Death rate: 2.02% (=)

Active cases: (less deaths and cures) 2,596 cases (+5 in 24 hours), the day before (+49)

Imported cases: 152 cases since the reopening of airports and +43 since the last report dated July 9 (109 cases) 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: 53,194 cases (+172 in 24 hours)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 53,164 cases (+160 in 24 hours as of February 13, latest data available). 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: 119 as of February 12. (latest data available)

People in intensive care: (not available)

Person in isolation: 2,596 as of February 12. latest data available)

People currently treated at home: 886 on February 12. latest available data).

Cases confirmed by department:


West: 8.699 (+13)


North: 735 (unchanged)


Artibonite: 644 (unchanged)


Center: 618 (unchanged)


Northeast: 333 (unchanged)


South-East: 288 (unchanged)


South: 284 (+1)


Northwest: 236 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 213 (unchanged)


Nippes: 156 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


Case since first case (March 9, 2020): 27,826,815 cases (32,648), the day before (+153,876)


Healings: 18,596,497 healings (+117,079 in 24 hours), the day before (+132,783)


National Healing Rate: 66.83% (+)


Death: 490,540 deaths (+2,459 in 24 hours), the day before (+ 1,756)


National death rate: 1.76% (=)


Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 8,739,778 cases, (-86,890 in 24 hours), the day before (-134,547)


Tests: 334,986,156 people were tested (+1,324,536 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,048,068)

Vaccination: 56.28 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, the date of the first injection in the United States (+1.06 million injections, in 24 hours, updated from 17 February 2021 latest available data).

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases

New York State:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,559,042 cases (+5,925 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,709)


Healings: 139,544 people (+569 in 24 hours), the day before (+433)


Healing rate: 8.95% (=)


Deaths: 46,267 deaths (+126 in 24 hours), the day before (+141)


Death rate: 2.97% (=)


Active cases (less deaths and cures): 1,373,231 cases (+5,230 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,135)


Tests: 35,523,811 people tested (+169,963 in 24 hours), the day before (+136,392)

State of Massachusetts:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 561,936 cases (+1,360 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,226)


Healings: 453,740 people healed (+28,023 update of February 12, 2021 – weekly update)


Healing rate: 80.75% (-)


Deaths: 15,623 deaths (+56 in 24 hours), the day before (+50)


Death rate: 2.78% (=)


Active cases (less deaths and cures): 92,573 cases (+1,304 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,176)


Tests: 15,140,864 people tested (+82,971 in 24 hours), the day before (+46,488)

Florida:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,844,627 cases (+7,342 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,297)


Deaths: 29,311 deaths (+157 in 24 hours), the day before (+220)


Mortality rate 1.59% (=)


Tests: 20,769,797 (+103,720 in 24 hours), the day before (+90,631)

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 397,226 cases (+1.398 in 24 hours), the day before (+1.336)


Deaths: 5,229 deaths (+22 in 24 hours), the day before (+22)


Death rate: 1.32% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:


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


278,987 cases (+800 in 24 hours), the day before (+669)

Healing: 259,146 people (+874 in 24 hours), the day before (+644)

Death: 10,258 deaths (+17 in 24 hours), the day before (+15)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 9,583 cases (+270 in 24 hours), the day before (+69)

Hospitals: 766 people hospitalized (-5 in 24 hours) the day before (-133)

Intensive care: 130 people (-4 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): 102,103 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic (+382 in 24 hours), previous (+316)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


1 – Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 8,942 cases (+40 in 24 hours), the day before (+19)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 8,533 cases (+30 in 24 hours), the day before (+27)


3 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 8,112 (+29 in 24 hours), the day before (+29)


4 – Montreal North: 7,462 cases (+25 in 24 hours), the day before (+27)


5 – Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles: 7,226 (+30 in 24h), the day before (+33)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 102,103 cases (+382 in 24 hours), the day before (+316)


2 – Montérégie: 40,641 cases (+102 in 24 hours), the day before (+96)


3 – Laval: 23,739 cases (+98 in 24 hours), the day before (+55)


4 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 22,071 cases (+33 in 24 hours), the day before (+30)


5 – Lanaudière: 19,637 cases (+59 in 24 hours), the day before (+47)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 92.89% (+)

Death rate: 3.68% (=)

Vaccination: 299,673 doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection (+1,714 in 24 hours latest data available February 17 – MSSS)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:


231,737 (+686 in 24h), the day before (+532). 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: 180,170 healings since March 1 (+1,073 in 24 hours), the day before (+951)

National Healing Rate: 77.75% (+)

Death: 2,990 deaths (+15), the day before (+15)

Mortality rate: 1.29% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 48,577 cases (-446 in 24 hours), the day before (-435)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 755 occupied out of 2,706 beds, i.e. 28% occupancy (-)


Intensive care beds: 241 occupied out of 538 beds, i.e. 45% of occupancy (-)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 127 occupied out of 405 beds, i.e. 31% occupancy (=)

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


1 – National district: 10,065 cases (-214 in 24 hours), the day before (-155)


2 – Santo Domingo: 6,936 cases (-44 in 24 hours), the day before (-71)


3 – Santiago: 5,436 cases (-34 in 24 hours), the day before (-73)


4 – Puerto Plata: 1,764 cases (-48 in 24 hours), the day before (-39)


5 – La Vega: 1,744 cases (-25 in 24 hours), the day before (-49)

Tests (since the 1st case): 1,153,449 tests (+3,767 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,205)

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 3,584,304 cases (+25,018 in 24 hours), the day before (+19,590)

People hospitalized: 25,929 (-266 in 24 hours), the day before (-283)

Intensive care: 3,340 people (+2 in 24 hours), the day before (+33)

Healings: 245,706 (+1,499 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,710)

National Healing Rate: 6.86% (=)

Deaths: 83,096 deaths (+310 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+586 in total)

National death rate: 2.32% (-)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 3,255,502 (+23,000 in 24 hours), the day before (+17,654)

Vaccination: 3.17 million doses of vaccine injected since December 27, 2020, date of the first injection in France (+160,000 in 24 hours, updated on February 16, 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-33044-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-334.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

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