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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #422

16/05/2021 11:04:34

WORLD SITUATION:


Epidemiological situation:


* Sunday, May 16, 2021, the number of people worldwide infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounts to 163,218,911 cases (+657,118 in 24 hours), the day before (+710,129)

Number of contaminated countries 192 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33729-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-421.html

* Since the start of the pandemic 142,668,331 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+1,139,100 in 24 hours), the day before (+803,707)

* Since the start of the pandemic 3,384,824 people have died of Covid-19 worldwide (+12,753 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,918)

* The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 17,165,756 cases (-494,735 in 24 hours), the day before (-106,496)

Average cure rate in the world: 87.40% (+)

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: 1.45 billion doses of vaccine injected (+40 million doses injected in 24 hours updated May 15, 2021 latest data available).

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


1st – USA: 5,997,433 cases, (-354,445 in 24 hours), the day before (-8,480)


2nd * – India: 3,618,423 cases (-55,357 in 24 hours), the day before (-31,080)


3rd * – Brazil: 1,093,365 cases (+33,192 in 24 hours), the day before (+33,271)


4th – France: 675,960 (-22,187 in 24 hours), the day before (-36,522)


5th * – Iran: 452,391 cases (-7,131 in 24 hours), the day before (-6,364)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 599,863 deaths (+549 in 24 hours), the day before (+774)


2nd * – Brazil: 434,852 deaths (+2,067 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,189)


3rd * – India: 270,319 deaths (+4,090 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,879)


4th * – Mexico: 220,380 deaths (+221 in 24 hours), the day before (+258)


5th * – United Kingdom: 127,675 deaths (+7 in 24 hours), the day before (+17)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:


1st – USA: 27,098,620 healings (+385,799 in 24h), cure rate 80.42% (+)


2nd * – India: 20,795,335 healings (+362,437 in 24 hours), cure rate 84.24% (+)


3rd * – Brazil: 14,062,396 healings (+34,041 in 24h), cure rate 90.19% (-)


4th * – France: 5,080,344 people (+37,760 in 24 hours), cure rate 86.63% (+)


5th * – Turkey: 4,932,838 people (+38,814 in 24 hours), cure rate 96.59% (+)

DIASPORA:


United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,695,916 cases (+31,903 in 24 hours), the day before (+37,916)


* Healings: 27,098,620 healings (+385,799 in 24 hours), the day before (+45,622)


National Healing Rate: 80.42% (+)


* Death: 599,863 deaths (+549 in 24 hours), the day before (+774)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,997,433 cases, (-354,445 in 24 hours), the day before (-8,480)

Canada:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 1,323,681 cases (+5,276 in 24 hours), previous (+6,644)


* Healings: 1,226,870 people (+6,760 in 24 hours), previous (+7,786)


National Healing Rate: 92.68% (+)


* Death: 24,908 deaths (+39 in 24h), previous (+59)


National death rate: 1.88% (=)


* Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 71,903 (-1,523 in 24 hours), previous (-1,201)

Vaccination: 18.1 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in Canada (+370,000 doses injected in 24 hours updated May 15, 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): 5,863,839 cases (+15,685), the day before (+ 7,025)


** Healings: 5,080,344 people (+37,760 in 24 hours), the day before (+43,374)


National Healing Rate: 86.63% (+)


Deaths: 107,535 deaths (+112 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+173)


* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 675,960 (-22,187 in 24 hours), the day before (-36,522)

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


* Brazil: 1,093,365 cases (+33,192 in 24 hours), the day before (+33,271)


* Argentina: 286,736 cases (+267 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,055)


* Mexico: 260,568 cases (+319 in 24 hours), the day before (+518)


* Colombia: 119,907 cases (+4,687 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,757)


* Peru: 98,020 cases (+5,244 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,441)


* Ecuador: 46,950 cases (+2,340 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,147)


Dominican Republic: 39,272 cases (+384 in 24 hours) the day before (+754)


* Chile: 37,701 cases (+228 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,568)


* Jamaica: 23,377 cases (-40 in 24 hours), the day before (-8)


* Guadeloupe: 13,554 cases (unavailable 2nd day), the day before (unavailable)


* Martinique: 11.548 (unavailable 2nd day), the day before (unavailable)


* French Guiana: 11,362 cases (unavailable), the day before (+32)


* Cuba: 6,920 cases (+411 in 24 hours), the day before (+219)


* Panama: 5,299 cases (+218 in 24 hours), the day before (+272)


* Bahamas: 841 cases (unavailable 2nd day), the day before (unavailable)


Haiti: 668 cases (unavailable), the day before (unavailable

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


Warning: The Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) did not make available after May 12, 2021 daily data on the situation of Covid-19 in Haiti As a result , the information below on the situation in Haiti is the latest data available .

According to the Ministry of Public Health, 40 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on May 12, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 13,393 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 (85 new cases on May 10 and 11, 2021)

Healings: 12,419 people (+5 in 24 hours)

Healing rate: 92.72% (-)

Deaths: 271 deaths, (unchanged since May 10)

Death rate: 2.02% (=)

Active cases: (less deaths and recoveries) 703 cases (+35 in 24 hours), previous (+66 in 48 hours)

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: 63,715 cases (+529 in 48 hours) update May 11, latest data available.

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 66,281 cases (+310 in 24 hours) update May 12, 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: 1,938 on May 11. (since the start of the epidemic, latest data available)

People in intensive care: (not available)

Person in isolation: 668 as of May 10 (latest data available)

People currently treated at home: 1,141 as of May 10, latest data available).

Cases confirmed by department:


West: 9,490 (+27)


North: 829 (+1)


Artibonite: 698 (+5)


Center: 699 (+5)


North-East: 382 (+2)


South-East: 307 (unchanged)


South: 300 (unchanged)


Northwest: 288 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 239


Nippes: 161 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,695,916 cases (+31,903 in 24 hours), the day before (+37,916)


* Healings: 27,098,620 healings (+385,799 in 24 hours), the day before (+45,622)


National Healing Rate: 80.42% (+)


* Death: 599,863 deaths (+549 in 24 hours), the day before (+774)


National death rate: 1.78% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,997,433 cases, (-354,445 in 24 hours), the day before (-8,480)


* Tests: 465,224,944 people tested since the first case.

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases:

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

Vaccination: 270.83 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in the United States (+2.39 million injections, in 24 hours, updated May 15, 2021 data available).

New York State:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,133,236 cases (+1,694 in 24 hours), the day before (2,360)


* Healings: 1,598,532 healings (+6,257 in 24 hours) the day before (+6,727)


Healing rate: 74.93% (+)


* Death: 53,200 deaths (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+32)


Death rate: 2.49% (=)


* Active cases 481,504 cases (-4,567 in 24 hours), the day before (-4,399)


* Tests: 53,807,488 people tested since the first case.

State of Massachusetts:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 701,490 cases (+1,153 in 24 hours), the day before (+429)


* Healings: 669,347 people healed (+1,636 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,358)


Healing rate: 95.41% (+)


* Death: 17,747 deaths (+5 in 24 hours), the day before (+20)


Death rate: 2.52% (-)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 14,396 cases (-488 in 24 hours), the day before (-949)


* Tests: 22,320,294 people tested since the first case.

Florida:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,289,522 cases (+3,319 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,590)


* Healings: 1,878,129 people healed (+1,665 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,512)


Healing rate: 82.03% (-)


* Death: 36,065 deaths (+58 in 24 hours), the day before (+61)


Death rate: 1.57% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 375,328 cases (+1,596 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,983)


* Tests: 28,457,137 people tested since the first case

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 494,374 cases (+651 in 24 hours), the day before (+716)


Deaths: 6,302 deaths (+12 in 24 hours), the day before (+12)


Death rate: 1.27% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:

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


362,580 cases (+760 in 24 hours), the day before (+838)

Healing: 344,039 people (+897 in 24 hours), the day before (+972)

Death: 11,032 deaths (+7 in 24 hours), the day before (+8)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 7,509 cases (-144 in 24 hours), the day before (-142)

Hospitals: 509 people hospitalized (-21 in 24 hours) the day before (+10)

Intensive care: 120 people (-3 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): 128,661 cases (+235 in 24 hours), have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic the day before (+238)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


Warning: Santé Montréal does not update the situation by borough on weekends. The figures below are the latest available.

1 – Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 11,544 cases (+15 in 48 hours), the day before (+28)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 10,709 cases (+15 in 48 hours), the day before (+44)


3 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 10,145 cases (+16 in 48 hours), the day before (+42)


4 – Montreal North: 8,828 cases (+12 in 48 hours), the day before (+25)


5 – Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles: 8,765 cases (+17 in 48 hours), the day before (+14)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 128,661 cases (+235 in 24 hours), the day before (+238)


2 – Montérégie: 49,797 cases (+122 in 24 hours), the day before (+90)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 32,172 cases (+46 in 24 hours), the day before (+70)


4 – Laval: 30,670 cases (+51 in 24 hours), the day before (+70)


5 – Lanaudière: 23,500 cases (+33 in 24 hours), the day before (+48)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 94.88% (+)

Death rate: 3.04% (=)

Vaccination: 4,230,520 doses of vaccine injected since December 16, 2020 date of the first injection (+102,752 in 24 hours) latest data available – MSSS dated May 15, 2021)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1, 2020:


276,272 cases (+894 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,059). 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: 233,431 healings since March 1 (+506 in 24 hours), the day before (+300)

National Healing Rate: 84.49% (-)

Death: 3,569 deaths (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+5)

Mortality rate: 1.29% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 39,272 cases (+384 in 24 hours) the day before (+754)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 759 occupied out of 2,397 beds, i.e. 32% occupancy (+)


Intensive care beds: 283 occupied out of 512 beds, i.e. 55% of occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 188 occupied out of 403 beds, i.e. 47% occupancy (+)

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


1st – Santo Domingo: 5,609 cases (+167 in 24 hours) the day before (+240) one place ahead


2nd – National District: 5,571 cases (+4 in 24 hours) the day before (+309)


3rd – Santiago: 3,786 cases (+40) the day before (+53)


4th – Puerto Plata: 1,414 cases (+4 in 24 hours) the day before (+4)


5th – La Altagracia: 1,257 cases (+9), the day before (+19)

Tests (since the 1st case): 1,473,359 tests (+5,131 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,551)

Vaccination: 3.07 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 15, 2021, latest data available).

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

* Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 5,863,839 cases (+15,685), the day before (+ 7,025)

Hospitalized people: 22,950 people (-456 in 24 hours), the day before (-250)

Intensive care: 4,271 people (-81 in 24 hours), the day before (-90)

** Healings: 5,080,344 people (+37,760 in 24 hours), the day before (+43,374)

National Healing Rate: 86.63% (+)

Deaths: 107,535 deaths (+112 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+173)

National death rate: 1.83% (=)

* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 675,960 (-22,187 in 24 hours), the day before (-36,522)

Vaccination: 28.47 million doses of vaccine injected since December 27, 2020, date of the first injection in France (+620,000 doses in 24 hours, update May 14, 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-33729-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-421.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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