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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #418

12/05/2021 10:43:21

WORLD SITUATION:


Epidemiological situation:


* On Wednesday May 12, 2021, the number of people worldwide infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounts to 160,359,125 cases (+727,131 in 24 hours), the day before (+640.993)

Number of contaminated countries 192 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33697-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-417.html

* Since the start of the pandemic, 139,129,663 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+831,989 in 24 hours), the day before (+838,132)

* Since the start of the pandemic 3,332,419 people have died of Covid-19 worldwide (+13,652 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,282)

* The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 17,897,043 cases (-118,510 in 24 hours), the day before (-208,421)

Average cure rate in the world: 86.76% (+)

Average death rate in the world: 2.07% (=)

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:

Vaccination: 1.34 billion doses of vaccine injected (+20 million doses injected in 24 hours updated May 11, 2021 latest data available).

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


1st – USA: 6,395,031 cases, (-16,671 in 24 hours), the day before (-29,555)


2nd * – India: 3,704,071 cases (-11,117 in 24 hours), the day before (-30,019)


3rd * – Brazil: 1,012,146 cases (-19,323 in 24 hours), the day before (-16,768)


4th – France: 741,250 (-15,052 in 24 hours), the day before (-40,169)


5th * – Iran: 471,587 cases (+821 in 24 hours), the day before (+567)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 596,946 deaths (+767 in 24 hours), the day before (+367)


2nd * – Brazil: 425,711 deaths (+2,275 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,018)


3rd * – India: 254,225 deaths (+4,200 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,819)


4th * – Mexico: 219,323 deaths (+234 in 24 hours), the day before (+104)


5th * – United Kingdom: 127,629 deaths (+20 in 24 hours), the day before (+4)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:


1st – USA: 26,558,138 healings (+50,711 in 24 hours), cure rate 79.15% (+)


2nd * – India: 19,382,642 healings (+355,338 in 24 hours), cure rate 83.04% (+)


3rd * – Brazil: 13,847,191 healings (+88,066 in 24h), cure rate 90.59% (+)


4th * – France: 4,951,985 people (+34,592 in 24 hours), cure rate 85.37% (+)


5th * – Turkey: 4,766,124 people (+22,253 in 24 hours), cure rate 94.20% (+)

DIASPORA:


United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,550,115 cases (+34,807 in 24 hours), the day before (+38,527)


* Healings: 26,558,138 healings (+50,711 in 24 hours), the day before (+67,715)


National Healing Rate: 79.15% (+)


* Death: 596,946 deaths (+767 in 24 hours), the day before (+367)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 6,395,031 cases, (-16,671 in 24 hours), the day before (-29,555)

Canada:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 1,307,863 cases (+5,374 in 24 hours), the day before (+8,864)


Healings: 1,209,322 people (+7,472 in 24 hours), the day before (+10,370)


National Healing Rate: 92.46% (+)


Death: 24,693 deaths (+33 in 24 hours), the day before (+83)


National death rate: 1.88% (-)


Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 73,848 (-2,197 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,523)

Vaccination: 16.56 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in Canada (+300,000 doses injected in 24 hours updated May 11, 2021 latest data available).

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases

France:


* Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 5,800,170 cases (+19,791), the day before (+ 3,292)


** Healings: 4,951,985 people (+34,592 in 24 hours), the day before (+41,067)


National Healing Rate: 85.37% (+)


Deaths: 106,935 deaths (+251 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+292)


* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 741,250 (-15,052 in 24 hours), the day before (-40,169)

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


* Brazil: 1,012,146 cases (-19,323 in 24 hours), the day before (-16,768)


* Argentina: 268,422 cases (+8,180 in 24 hours), the day before (-3,008)


* Mexico: 258,018 cases (-751 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,805)


* Colombia: 104,802 cases (+3.397 in 24 hours), the day before (-3.625)


* Peru: 72,883 cases (+4,551 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,810)


* Ecuador: 40,431 cases (+491 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,744)


Dominican Republic: 36,934 cases (+329 in 24 hours) the day before (+234) one place ahead


* Chile: 35,263 cases (-1,396 in 24 hours), the day before (-436)


* Jamaica: 23,490 cases (-88 in 24 hours), the day before (-56)


French Guiana: 18,123 cases (+305 in 24 hours), the day before (-39)


Guadeloupe: 13,951 cases (-19 in 24 hours), the day before (-1)


Martinique: 10,683 cases (-4 in 24 hours), the day before (-2)


* Cuba: 6,088 cases (+44 in 24 hours), the day before (+158)


* Panama: 4,372 cases (+94 in 24 hours), the day before (-6)


* Bahamas: 840 cases (unavailable), the day before (+60 in 3 days)


Haiti: 605 cases (-35 in 72h), previous (-121 in 48h)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


According to the Ministry of Public Health, 45 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on May 5 to 7, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 13,255 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). Last update (31 new cases on May 3 and 4, 2021)

Healings: 12,382 people (+78 in 72h)

Healing rate: 93.41% (+)

Deaths: 268 deaths, (+2 in 58h)

Mortality rate: 2.02% (+)

Active cases: (less deaths and recoveries) 605 cases (-35 in 72h), previous (-121 in 48h)

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 since March 19: 63,186 cases (+226 in 72 hours) update May 7 latest data available.

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 64,970 cases (+597 in 72 hours) update May 4, 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: 1,922 as of May 7. (since the start of the epidemic, latest data available)

People in intensive care: (not available)

Person in isolation: 605 as of May 6 (latest data available)

People currently treated at home: 1,000 as of May 6, latest data available).

Cases confirmed by department:


West: 9.381 (+29)


North: 822 (+4)


Artibonite: 690 (+2)


Center: 693 (+6)


Northeast: 380 (unchanged)


South-East: 307 (+1)


South: 300 (unchanged)


Northwest: 284 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 237 (+3)


Nippes: 161 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,550,115 cases (+34,807 in 24 hours), the day before (+38,527)


* Healings: 26,558,138 healings (+50,711 in 24 hours), the day before (+67,715)


National Healing Rate: 79.15% (+)


* Death: 596,946 deaths (+767 in 24 hours), the day before (+367)


National death rate: 1.77% (-)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 6,395,031 cases, (-16,671 in 24 hours), the day before (-29,555)


* Tests: 460,400,486 people tested since the first case.

Vaccination: 263.13 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in the United States (+1.53 million injections, in 24 hours, updated May 11, 2021 last data available).

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases

New York State:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,124,678 cases (+1,787 in 24 hours), the day before (1,932)


* Healings: 1,572,462 healings (+7.528 in 24h) the day before (+8.875)


Healing rate: 74.00% (+)


* Death: 53,068 deaths (+55 in 24 hours), the day before (+43)


Death rate: 2.49% (=)


* Active cases 499,148 cases (-5,796 in 24 hours), the day before (-6,986)


* Tests: 53,039,763 people tested since the first case.

State of Massachusetts:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 698,427 cases (+555 in 24 hours), the day before (+474)


* Healings: 663,210 people healed (+1,477 in 24 hours), the day before (+763)


Healing rate: 94.95% (+)


* Death: 17,698 deaths (+0 in 24 hours), the day before (+16)


Mortality rate: 2.53% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 17,519 cases (-922 in 24 hours), the day before (-305)


* Tests: 22,040,242 people tested since the first case.

Florida:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,275,365 cases (+3,263 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,296)


* Healings: 1,859,688 people healed (+6,557 in 24 hours), the day before (+7,070)


Healing rate: 81.73% (+)


* Death: 35,849 deaths (+64 in 24 hours), the day before (+54)


Death rate: 1.57% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 379,828 cases (-3,358 in 24 hours), the day before (-4,828)


* Tests: 28,160,436 people tested since the first case

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 491,703 cases (+675 in 24 hours), the day before (+529)


Deaths: 6,253 deaths (+6 in 24h), the day before (+7)


Death rate: 1.27% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:

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


359,456 cases (+660 in 24 hours), the day before (+662)

Healing: 340,637 people (+977 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,032)

Death: 11,002 deaths (+9 in 24 hours), the day before (+6)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 7,817 cases (-326 in 24 hours), the day before (-376)

Hospitals: 540 people hospitalized (-3 in 24 hours), the day before (+4)

Intensive care: 128 people (+5 in 24 hours), the day before (-1)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 127,781 cases (+168 in 24 hours), have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic the day before (+189)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


1 – Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 11,501 cases (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+54)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 10,650 cases (+14 in 24 hours), the day before (+66)


3 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 10,087 cases (+11 in 24 hours), the day before (+55)


4 – Montreal North: 8,791 cases (+17 in 24 hours), the day before (+49)


5 – Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles: 8,734 cases (+11 in 24 hours), the day before (+42)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 127,781 cases (+168 in 24 hours), the day before (+189)


2 – Montérégie: 49,428 cases (+73 in 24 hours), the day before (+62)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 31,927 cases (+38 in 24 hours), the day before (+48)


4 – Laval: 30,430 cases (+45 in 24 hours), the day before (+61)


5 – Lanaudière: 23,370 cases (+15 in 24 hours), the day before (+12)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 94.76% (+)

Death rate: 3.06% (=)

Vaccination: 3,844,493 doses of vaccine injected since December 16, 2020 date of the first injection (+61,051 in 24 hours) latest data available – MSSS as of May 11, 2021)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1, 2020:


272,809 cases (+701 in 24 hours) the day before (+560). 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: 232,325 healings since March 1 (+362 in 24 hours), the day before (+318)

National Healing Rate: 85.16% (-)

Deaths: 3,550 deaths (+10 in 24 hours), the day before (+8)

Mortality rate: 1.30% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 36,934 cases (+329 in 24 hours) the day before (+234)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 625 occupied out of 2,373 beds, i.e. 26% occupancy (-)


Intensive care beds: 237 occupied out of 505 beds, i.e. 47% of occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 146 occupied out of 391 beds, i.e. 37% occupancy (+)

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


1st – Santo Domingo: 4,856 cases (+21 in 24 hours) the day before (-9)


2nd – National District: 4,802 cases (+117 in 24 hours) the day before (-7)


3rd – Santiago: 3,668 cases (+30) the day before (+16)


4th – Puerto Plata: 1,405 cases (+1 in 24 hours) the day before (-2)


5th – La Altagracia: 1,219 cases (unchanged), the day before (+6)

Tests (since the 1st case): 1,452,665 tests (+4,912 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,514)

Vaccination: 2.48 million doses of vaccine injected since February 16, 2021, date of the first injection in the Dominican Republic (+130,000 in 24 hours), update May 11, 2021, latest data available).

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

* Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 5,800,170 cases (+19,791), the day before (+ 3,292)

People hospitalized: 25,028 people (-638 in 24 hours), the day before (-131)

Intensive care: 4,743 people (-127 in 24 hours), the day before (-101)

** Healings: 4,951,985 people (+34,592 in 24 hours), the day before (+41,067)

National Healing Rate: 85.37% (+)

Deaths: 106,935 deaths (+251 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+292)

National death rate: 1.84% (=)

* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 741,250 (-15,052 in 24 hours), the day before (-40,169)

Vaccination: 26.14 million doses of vaccine injected since December 27, 2020, date of the first injection in France (+540,000 doses in 24 hours, update May 10, 2021 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-33697-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-417.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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