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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #423

17/05/2021 11:31:46

WORLD SITUATION:


Epidemiological situation:


* Monday, May 17, 2021, the number of people infected worldwide by the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 163,729,285 cases (+510,374 in 24 hours), the day before (+657,118)

Number of contaminated countries 192 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33737-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-422.html

* Since the start of the pandemic 143,374,513 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+706,182 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,139,100)

* Since the start of the pandemic 3,393,668 people have died of Covid-19 around the world (+8,844 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,753)

* The number of active cases (less deaths and cures) in the world is currently 16,961,104 cases (-204,652 in 24 hours), the day before (-494,735)

Average cure rate in the world: 87.56% (+)

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: 1.47 billion doses of vaccine injected (+20 million doses injected in 24 hours updated May 16, 2021 latest data available).

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


1st – USA: 5,979,784 cases, (-17,649 in 24 hours), the day before (-354,445)


2nd * – India: 3,516,976 cases (-101,447 in 24 hours), the day before (-55,357)


3rd * – Brazil: 1,094,365 cases (+1,000 in 24 hours), the day before (+33,192)


4th – France: 653.385 (-22.575 in 24 hours), the day before (-22.187)


5th * – Iran: 448,108 cases (-4,283 in 24 hours), the day before (-7,131)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 600,147 deaths (+284 in 24 hours), the day before (+549)


2nd * – Brazil: 435,823 deaths (+971 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,067)


3rd * – India: 274,411 deaths (+4,092 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,090)


4th * – Mexico: 220,433 deaths (+53 in 24 hours), the day before (+221)


5th * – United Kingdom: 127,679 deaths (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+7)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:


1st – USA: 27,136,020 healings (+37,400 in 24 hours), cure rate 80.48% (+)


2nd * – India: 21,174,076 healings (+378,741 in 24 hours), cure rate 84.81% (+)


3rd * – Brazil: 14,097,287 healings (+34,891 in 24 hours), cure rate 90.20% (+)


4th * – France: 5,116,786 people (+36,442 in 24 hours), cure rate 87.05% (+)


5th * – Turkey: 4,947,256 people (+14,418 in 24 hours), cure rate 96.67% (+)

DIASPORA:


United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,715,951 cases (+20,035 in 24 hours), the day before (+31,903)


* Healings: 27,136,020 healings (+37,400 in 24 hours), the day before (+385,799)


National Healing Rate: 80.48% (+)


* Death: 600,147 deaths (+284 in 24 hours), the day before (+549)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,979,784 cases, (-17,649 in 24 hours), the day before (-354,445)

Canada:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 1,328,582 cases (+4,901 in 24 hours), previous (+5,276)


* Healings: 1,233,287 people (+6,417 in 24h), previous (+6,760)


National Healing Rate: 92.82% (+)


* Death: 24,948 deaths (+40 in 24h), previous (+39)


National death rate: 1.87% (-)


* Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 70.347 (-1.556 in 24 hours), previous (-1.523)

Vaccination: 18.42 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in Canada (+320,000 doses injected in 24 hours updated May 16, 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): 5,877,787 cases (+13,948), the day before (+ 15,685)


* Healings: 5,116,786 people (+36,442 in 24 hours), the day before (+37,760)


National Healing Rate: 87.05% (+)


Deaths: 107,616 deaths (+81 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+112)


* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 653,385 (-22,575 in 24 hours), the day before (-22,187)

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


* Brazil: 1,094,365 cases (+1,000 in 24 hours), the day before (+33,192)


* Argentina: 284,164 cases (-2,572 in 24 hours), the day before (+267)


* Mexico: 260,168 cases (-400 in 24 hours), the day before (+319)


* Colombia: 119,542 cases (-365 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,687)


* Peru: 102,167 cases (+4,147 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,244)


Dominican Republic: 39,776 cases (+504 in 24 hours) the day before (+384)


* Chile: 38,365 cases (+664 in 24 hours), the day before (+228)


* Ecuador: 35,931 cases (-11,019 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,340)


* Jamaica: 23.335 cases (-42 in 24 hours), the day before (-40)


* Guadeloupe: 13,554 cases (unavailable 3rd day), the day before (unavailable)


* Martinique: 11.548 (unavailable 3rd day), the day before (unavailable)


* French Guiana: 11,362 cases (unavailable 2nd day), the day before (unavailable)


* Cuba: 6,990 cases (+70 in 24 hours), the day before (+411)


* Panama: 5,367 cases (+68 in 24 hours), the day before (+218)


* Bahamas: 841 cases (unavailable 3rd day), the day before (unavailable)


Haiti: 754 cases (+51 in 24 hours), the day before (+66 in 48 hours)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


According to the Ministry of Public Health, 67 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on May 13, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 13,460 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 (40 new cases on May 13, 2021)

Healings: 12,435 people (+16 in 24)

Healing rate: 92.38% (-)

Deaths: 271 deaths, (unchanged since May 10)

Death rate: 2.01% (-)

Active cases: (less deaths and recoveries) 754 cases (+51 in 24 hours), the day before (+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: 66,690 cases (+409 in 24 hours) update May 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: 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 (+60)


North: 834 (+5)


Artibonite: 699 (+1)


Center: 699 (unchanged)


North-East: 383 (+1)


South-East: 307 (unchanged)


South: 301 (+1)


Northwest: 288 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 239 (unchanged)


Nippes: 161 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,715,951 cases (+20,035 in 24 hours), the day before (+31,903)


* Healings: 27,136,020 healings (+37,400 in 24 hours), the day before (+385,799)


National Healing Rate: 80.48% (+)


* Death: 600,147 deaths (+284 in 24 hours), the day before (+549)


National death rate: 1.78% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,979,784 cases, (-17,649 in 24 hours), the day before (-354,445)


* Tests: 466,056,452 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: 273.55 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in the United States (+2.72 million injections, in 24 hours, updated May 16 2021 latest available data).

New York State:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,135,227 cases (+1,991 in 24 hours), the day before (1,694)


* Healings: 1,607,512 healings (+8,980 in 24 hours) the day before (+6,257)


Healing rate: 75.28% (+)


* Death: 53,235 deaths (+35 in 24 hours), the day before (+4)


Death rate: 2.49% (=)


* Active cases 474,480 cases (-7,024 in 24 hours), the day before (-4,567)


* Tests: 53,963,868 people tested since the first case.

State of Massachusetts:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 702,039 cases (+549 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,153)


* Healings: 670,140 people healed (+793 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,636)


Healing rate: 95.45% (+)


* Death: 17.753 deaths (+6 in 24 hours), the day before (+5)


Mortality rate: 2.52% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 14,146 cases (-250 in 24 hours), the day before (-488)


* Tests: 22,364,388 people tested since the first case.

Florida:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,292,004 cases (+2,482 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,319)


* Healings: 1,885,260 people healed (+7,131 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,665)


Healing rate: 82.25% (+)


* Death: 36,085 deaths (+20 in 24 hours), the day before (+58)


Death rate: 1.57% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 370,659 cases (-4,669 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,596)


* Tests: 28,493,615 people tested since the first case

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 494,903 cases (+529 in 24 hours), the day before (+651)


Death: 6,304 deaths (+2 in 24 hours), the day before (+12)


Death rate: 1.27% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:

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


363,296 cases (+716 in 24 hours), the day before (+760)

Healing: 344,950 people (+911 in 24 hours), the day before (+897)

Death: 11,034 deaths (+2 in 24 hours), the day before (+7)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 7,312 cases (-197 in 24 hours), the day before (-144)

Hospitals: 508 people hospitalized (-1 in 24 hours) the day before (+21)

Intensive care: 119 people (-1 in 24 hours), the day before (-3)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 128,882 cases (+221 in 24 hours), have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic the day before (+235)

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: 128,882 cases (+221 in 24 hours), the day before (+235)


2 – Montérégie: 49,896 cases (+99 in 24 hours), the day before (+122)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 32,220 cases (+48 in 24 hours), the day before (+46)


4 – Laval: 30,723 cases (+53 in 24 hours), the day before (+51)


5 – Lanaudière: 23,519 cases (+19 in 24 hours), the day before (+33)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 94.95% (+)

Death rate: 3.03% (-)

Vaccination: 4,323,040 doses of vaccine injected since December 16, 2020 date of the first injection (+92,520 in 24 hours) latest data available – MSSS as of May 16, 2021)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1, 2020:


277,188 cases (+916 in 24 hours) the day before (+894). 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: 233,830 healings since March 1 (+399 in 24 hours), the day before (+506)

National Healing Rate: 84.35% (-)

Deaths: 3,582 deaths (+13 in 24 hours), the day before (+4)

Mortality rate: 1.29% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 39,776 cases (+504 in 24 hours) the day before (+384)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 751 occupied out of 2,397 beds, i.e. 31% occupancy (-)


Intensive care beds: 289 occupied out of 512 beds, i.e. 56% occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 192 occupied out of 403 beds, i.e. 48% occupancy (+)

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


1st – Santo Domingo: 5,762 cases (+153 in 24 hours) the day before (+167)


2nd – National District: 5,810 cases (+239 in 24 hours) the day before (+4)


3rd – Santiago: 3,841 cases (+55) the day before (+40)


4th – Puerto Plata: 1,420 cases (+6 in 24 hours) the day before (+4)


5th – La Altagracia: 1,265 cases (+8), the day before (+9)

Tests (since the 1st case): 1,478,358 tests (+4,999 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,131)

Vaccination: 3.11 million doses of vaccine injected since February 16, 2021, date of the first injection in the Dominican Republic (+40,000 in 24 hours), update May 16, 2021, latest data available).

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

* Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 5,877,787 cases (+13,948), the day before (+ 15,685)

Hospitalized people: 22,963 people (+13 in 24 hours), the day before (-456)

Intensive care: 4,255 people (-16 in 24 hours), the day before (-81)

* Healings: 5,116,786 people (+36,442 in 24 hours), the day before (+37,760)

National Healing Rate: 87.05% (+)

Deaths: 107,616 deaths (+81 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+112)

National death rate: 1.83% (=)

* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 653,385 (-22,575 in 24 hours), the day before (-22,187)

Vaccination: 28.92 million doses of vaccine injected since December 27, 2020, date of the first injection in France (+450,000 doses in 24 hours, update May 15, 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-33737-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-422.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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