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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #419

13/05/2021 11:23:26

WORLD SITUATION:


Epidemiological situation:


* Thursday, May 13, 2021, the number of people infected worldwide with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounts to 161,117,820 cases (+758,695 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-33705-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-418.html

* Since the start of the pandemic, 139,931,920 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+802,257 in 24 hours), the day before (+831,989)

* Since the start of the pandemic 3,346,556 people have died from Covid-19 around the world (+14,137 in 24 hours), the day before (+13,652)

* The number of active cases (less deaths and cures) in the world is currently 17,839,344 cases (-57,699 in 24 hours), the day before (-118,510)

Average cure rate in the world: 86.85% (+)

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

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:

New case in blue numbers on the left – New deaths in red numbers on the right

Vaccination: 1.37 billion doses of vaccine injected (+40 million doses injected in 24 hours updated May 12, 2021 latest data available).

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


1st – USA: 6,368,122 cases, (-26,909 in 24 hours), the day before (-16,671)


2nd * – India: 3,710,491 cases (-6,420 in 24 hours), the day before (-11,117)


3rd * – Brazil: 1,009,213 cases (-2,933 in 24 hours), the day before (-19,323)


4th – France: 754,268 (+13,018 in 24 hours), the day before (-15,052)


5th * – Iran: 469,740 cases (-1,847 in 24 hours), the day before (+821)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 597,785 deaths (+839 in 24 hours), the day before (+767)


2nd * – Brazil: 428,256 deaths (+2.545 in 24 hours), the day before (+2.275)


3rd * – India: 258,351 deaths (+4,126 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,200)


4th * – Mexico: 219,590 deaths (+267 in 24 hours), the day before (+234)


5th * – United Kingdom: 127,640 deaths (+11 in 24 hours), the day before (+20)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:


1st – USA: 26,620,229 healings (+62,091 in 24 hours), cure rate 79.25% (+)


2nd * – India: 19,734,823 healings (+352,181 in 24 hours), cure rate 83.25% (+)


3rd * – Brazil: 13,924,217 healings (+77,026 in 24h), cure rate 90.64% (+)


4th * – France: 4,960,281 people (+8,296 in 24 hours), cure rate 85.20% (-)


5th * – Turkey: 4,801,291 people (+35,1167 in 24 hours), cure rate 94.65% (+)

DIASPORA:


United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,586,136 cases (+36,021 in 24 hours), the day before (+34,807)


* Healings: 26,620,229 healings (+62,091 in 24h), the day before (+50,711)


National Healing Rate: 79.25% (+)


* Death: 597,785 deaths (+839 in 24 hours), the day before (+767)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 6,368,122 cases, (-26,909 in 24 hours), the day before (-16,671)

Canada:


Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 1,305,770 cases (), the day before (+5,374)


Healings: 1,204,328 people (), the day before (+7,472)


National Healing Rate: 92.23% (-)


Death: 24,766 deaths (+73 in 24 hours), the day before (+33)


National death rate: 1.89% (+)


Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 76,676 (), the day before (-2,197)

Vaccination: 16.9 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in Canada (+340,000 doses injected in 24 hours updated May 12, 2021 latest data available).

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases

New case in blue numbers on the left – New deaths in red numbers on the right

France:


* Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 5,821,668 cases (+21,518), the day before (+ 19,791)


** Healings: 4,960,281 people (+8,296 in 24 hours), the day before (+41,067)


National Healing Rate: 85.20% (-)

Deaths: 107,119 deaths (+184 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+251)


* Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 754,268 (+13,018 in 24 hours), the day before (-15,052)

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


* Brazil: 1,009,213 cases (-2,933 in 24 hours), the day before (-19,323)


* Argentina: 277,424 cases (+9,002 in 24 hours), the day before (+8,180)


* Mexico: 258,657 cases (+639 in 24 hours), the day before (-751)


* Colombia: 109,831 cases (+5,029 in 24 hours), the day before (-3,397)


* Peru: 80,076 cases (+7,193 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,551)


* Ecuador: 42,405 cases (+1,974 in 24 hours), the day before (+491)


Dominican Republic: 37,562 cases (+628 in 24 hours) the day before (+329


* Chile: 33,632 cases (-1,631 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,396)


* Jamaica: 23,466 cases (-24 in 24 hours), the day before (-88)


French Guiana : 18,347 cases (+224 in 24 hours), the day before (+305)


Guadeloupe: 13,934 cases (-17 in 24 hours), the day before (-19)


Martinique: 10,669 cases (-14 in 24 hours), the day before (-4)


* Cuba: 6,146 cases (+58 in 24 hours), the day before (+44)


* Panama: 4,601 cases (+229 in 24 hours), the day before (+94)


* Bahamas: 840 cases (-21 in 72 hours), the day before (Unavailable)


Haiti: 602 cases (-3 in 48h), previous (-35 in 72h)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:

According to the Ministry of Public Health, 13 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on May 8 to 9, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 13,268 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 (45 new cases on May 5 and 7, 2021)

Healings: 12,397 people (+15 in 48 hours)

Healing rate: 93.43% (+)

Death: 269 deaths, (+1 in 48 hours)

Death rate: 2.02% (=)

Active cases: (less deaths and recoveries) 602 cases (-3 in 48h), previous (-35 in 72h)

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: 63,308 cases (+122 in 48 hours) update May 9, latest data available.

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 65,298 cases (+329 in 48 hours) update May 9, 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: 1,929 as of May 9. (since the start of the epidemic, latest data available)

People in intensive care: (not available)

Person in isolation: 602 as of May 8 (latest data available)

People currently treated at home: 991 as of May 8, latest data available).

Cases confirmed by department:


West: 9.394 (+29)


North: 822 (unchanged)


Artibonite: 690 (unchanged)


Center: 693 (unchanged)


Northeast: 380 (unchanged)


South-East: 307 (unchanged)


South: 300 (unchanged)


Northwest: 284 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 237 (unchanged)


Nippes: 161 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,586,136 cases (+36,021 in 24 hours), the day before (+34,807)


* Healings: 26,620,229 healings (+62,091 in 24h), the day before (+50,711)


National Healing Rate: 79.25% (+)


* Death: 597,785 deaths (+839 in 24 hours), the day before (+767)


National death rate: 1.77% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 6,368,122 cases, (-26,909 in 24 hours), the day before (-16,671)


* Tests: 461,476,543 people tested since the first case.

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:

New case in blue numbers on the left – New deaths in red numbers on the right

Vaccination: 264.68 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in the United States (+1.55 million injections, in 24 hours, updated May 12, 2021 data available).

New York State:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,126,667 cases (+1,989 in 24 hours), the day before (1,787)


* Healings: 1,578,880 healings (+6,418 in 24 hours) the day before (+7,528)


Healing rate: 74.24% (+)


* Death: 53,122 deaths (+54 in 24 hours), the day before (+55)


Death rate: 2.49% (=)


* Active cases 494,665 cases (-4,483 in 24 hours), the day before (-5,796)


* Tests: 53,205,655 people tested since the first case.

State of Massachusetts:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 699,187 cases (+760 in 24 hours), the day before (+555)


* Healings: 664,790 people healed (+1,580 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,477)


Healing rate: 95.08% (+)


* Death: 17,712 deaths (+14 in 24 hours), the day before (+0)


Mortality rate: 2.53% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 16,685 cases (-834 in 24 hours), the day before (-922)


* Tests: 22,116,958 people tested since the first case.

Florida:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,278,549 cases (+3,184 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,263)


* Healings: 1,865,556 people healed (+5,868 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,557)


Healing rate: 81.87% (+)


* Death: 35,897 deaths (+48 in 24 hours), the day before (+64)


Death rate: 1.57% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 377,096 cases (-2,732 in 24 h), the day before (-3.358)


* Tests: 28,245,026 people tested since the first case

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 492,232 cases (+529 in 24 hours), the day before (+675)


Deaths: 6,275 deaths (+22 in 24 hours), the day before (+6)


Death rate: 1.27% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:

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


360,201 cases (+745 in 24 hours), the day before (+660)

Healing: 341,433 people (+796 in 24 hours), the day before (+977)

Death: 11,012 deaths (+10 in 24 hours), the day before (+9)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 7,756 cases (-61 in 24 hours), the day before (-326)

Hospitals: 530 people hospitalized (-10 in 24 hours) the day before (-3)

Intensive care: 126 people (-2 in 24 hours), the day before (+5)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 127,986 cases (+205 in 24 hours), have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic the day before (+168)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


Warning: Santé Montréal has not updated the situation by borough. The numbers below are the same as our newsletter the day before.

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: 127,986 cases (+205 in 24 hours), the day before (+168)


2 – Montérégie: 49,496 cases (+68 in 24 hours), the day before (+73)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 31,987 cases (+60 in 24 hours), the day before (+38)


4 – Laval: 30,491 cases (+61 in 24 hours), the day before (+45)


5 – Lanaudière: 23,392 cases (+22 in 24 hours), the day before (+15)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 94.78% (+)

Death rate: 3.05% (-)

Vaccination: 3,918,884 doses of vaccine injected since December 16, 2020 date of the first injection (+72,946 in 24 hours) latest data available – MSSS as of May 12, 2021)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1, 2020:


273,497 cases (+688 in 24 hours) the day before (+701). 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: 232,381 healings since March 1 (+56 in 24 hours), the day before (+362)

National Healing Rate: 84.96% (-)

Death: 3,554 deaths (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+10)

Death rate: 1.29% (-)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 37,562 cases (+628 in 24 hours) the day before (+329)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 629 occupied out of 2,414 beds, i.e. 26% occupancy (+)


Intensive care beds: 242 occupied out of 508 beds, i.e. 48% occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 154 occupied out of 405 beds, i.e. 38% occupancy (+)

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


1st – Santo Domingo: 5,039 cases (+183 in 24 hours) the day before (+21)


2nd – National District: 5,062 cases (+260 in 24 hours) the day before (+117)


3rd – Santiago: 3,679 cases (+11) the day before (+30)


4th – Puerto Plata: 1,404 cases (-1 in 24 hours) the day before (+1)


5th – La Altagracia: 1,226 cases (+7), the day before (unchanged)

Tests (since the 1st case): 1,456,859 tests (+4,194 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,912)

Vaccination: 2.64 million doses of vaccine injected since February 16, 2021, date of the first injection in the Dominican Republic (+160,000 in 24 hours), update May 12, 2021, latest data available).

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

* Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 5,821,668 cases (+21,518), the day before (+ 19,791)

Hospitalized people: 24,254 people (-774 in 24 hours), the day before (-638)

Intensive care: 4,583 people (-127 in 24 hours), the day before (-127)

** Healings: 4,960,281 people (+8,296 in 24 hours), the day before (+41,067)

National Healing Rate: 85.20% (-)

Deaths: 107,119 deaths (+184 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+251)

National death rate: 1.84% (=)

* Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 754,268 (+13,018 in 24 hours), the day before (-15,052)

Vaccination: 26.81 million doses of vaccine injected since December 27, 2020, date of the first injection in France (+670,000 doses in 24 hours, update May 11, 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-33705-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-418.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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