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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #424

18/05/2021 11:35:19

WORLD SITUATION:


Epidemiological situation:


* Tuesday, May 18, 2021, the number of people worldwide infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 164,301,785 cases (+572,500 in 24 hours), the day before (+510,374)

Number of contaminated countries 192 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33746-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-423.html

* Since the start of the pandemic 144,259,464 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+884,951 in 24 hours), the day before (+706,182)

* Since the start of the pandemic 3,405,394 people have died of Covid-19 around the world (+11,726 in 24 hours), the day before (+8,844)

* The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 16,636,927 cases (-324,177 in 24 hours), the day before (-204,652)

Average cure rate in the world: 87.80% (+)

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: 1.5 billion doses of vaccine injected (+30 million doses injected in 24 hours updated May 17, 2021 latest data available).

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


1st – USA: 5,944,597 cases, (-35,187 in 24 hours), the day before (-17,649)


2nd * – India: 3,353,733 cases (-163,243 in 24 hours), the day before (-101,447)


3rd * – Brazil: 1,071,811 cases (-22,554 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,000)


4th – France: 620.759 (-32.626 in 24 hours), the day before (-22.575)


5th * – Iran: 446,240 cases (-1,868 in 24 hours), the day before (-4,283)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 600,533 deaths (+386 in 24 hours), the day before (+284


2nd * – Brazil: 436,862 deaths (+1,039 in 24 hours), the day before (+971)


3rd * – India: 278,751 deaths (+4,340 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,092)


4th * – Mexico: 220,489 deaths (+56 in 24 hours), the day before (+53)


5th * – United Kingdom: 127,684 deaths (+5 in 24 hours), the day before (+4)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:


1st – USA: 27,202,309 healings (+66,289 in 24 hours), cure rate 80.60% (+)


2nd * – India: 21,596,512 healings (+422,436 in 24 hours), cure rate 85.60% (+)


3rd * – Brazil: 14,152,433 healings (+55,146 in 24h), cure rate 90.36% (+)


4th * – France: 5,152,566 people (+35,780 in 24 hours), cure rate 87.61% (+)


5th * – Turkey: 4,961,120 people (+13,864 in 24 hours), cure rate 96.67% (+)

DIASPORA:


United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,747,439 cases (+31,488 in 24 hours), the day before (+20,035)


* Healings: 27,202,309 healings (+66,289 in 24 hours), the day before (+37,400)


National Healing Rate: 80.60% (+)


* Death: 600,533 deaths (+386 in 24 hours), the day before (+284)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,944,597 cases, (-35,187 in 24 hours), the day before (-17,649)

Canada:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 1,334,108 cases (+5,526 in 24 hours), previous (+4.901)


* Healings: 1,241,500 people (+8,213 in 24h), previous (+6,417)


National Healing Rate: 93.05% (+)


* Death: 24,983 deaths (+35 in 24h), previous (+40)


National death rate: 1.87% (=)


* Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 67.625 (-2.722 in 24 hours), previous (-1.556)

Vaccination: 18.81 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020 date of the first injection in Canada (+390,000 doses injected in 24 hours updated May 17, 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): 5,881,137 cases (+3,350), the day before (+ 13,948)


* Healings: 5,152,566 people (+35,780 in 24 hours), the day before (+36,442)


National Healing Rate: 87.61% (+)


Deaths: 107,616 deaths (+196 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+81)


* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 620.759 (-32.626 in 24 hours), the day before (-22.575)

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


* Brazil: 1,071,811 cases (-22,554 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,000)


* Argentina: 291,671 cases (+7.507 in 24 hours), the day before (-2.572)


* Mexico: 258,762 cases (-1,406 in 24 hours), the day before (-400)


* Colombia: 118,321 cases (-1,221 in 24 hours), the day before (-365)


* Peru: 106,198 cases (+4,031 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,147)


Dominican Republic: 40,232 cases (+456 in 24 hours) the day before (+504)


* Chile: 38,316 cases (-49 in 24 hours), the day before (+664)


* Ecuador: 36,585 cases (+ 654 in 24 hours), the day before (-11,019)


* Jamaica: 23,252 cases (-83 in 24 hours), the day before (-42)


* Guadeloupe: 13,554 cases (unavailable 4th day), the day before (unavailable)


* Martinique: 11.548 (unavailable 4th day), the day before (unavailable)


* French Guiana: 11,741 cases (379 in 48 hours), the day before (unavailable)


* Cuba: 6,948 cases (-42 in 24 hours), the day before (+70)


* Panama: 5,367 cases (unavailable), the day before (+68)


* Bahamas: 924 cases (+83 in 72h), the day before (unavailable)


Haiti: 809 cases (+55 in 24 hours), the day before (+51)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


According to the Ministry of Public Health, 60 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on May 14, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 13,520 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: 12,437 people (+2 in 24 hours)

Healing rate: 91.98% (-)

Deaths: 274 deaths, (+3 in 24 hours)

Mortality rate: 2.02% (+)

Active cases: (less deaths and recoveries) 809 cases (+55 in 24 hours), the day before (+51)

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: 64,104 cases (+173 in 24 hours) update May 14, latest data available.

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 67,019 cases (+329 in 24 hours) update 14 May, 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: 1,955 as of May 14. (since the start of the epidemic, latest data available)

People in intensive care: (not available)

Person in isolation: 809 as of May 13 (latest data available)

People currently treated at home: 1,176 as of May 13, latest data available).

Cases confirmed by department:


West: 9.595 (+45)


North: 841 (+7)


Artibonite: 701 (+2)


Center: 703 (+5)


Northeast: 383 (unchanged)


South-East: 307 (unchanged)


South: 302 (+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): 33,747,439 cases (+31,488 in 24 hours), the day before (+20,035)


* Healings: 27,202,309 healings (+66,289 in 24 hours), the day before (+37,400)


National Healing Rate: 80.60% (+)


* Death: 600,533 deaths (+386 in 24 hours), the day before (+284)


National death rate: 1.77% (-)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,944,597 cases, (-35,187 in 24 hours), the day before (-17,649)


* Tests: 467,222,796 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: 274.41 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in the United States (+860,000 injections, in 24 hours, updated May 17, 2021 latest data available) .

New York State:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,136,940 cases (+1,713 in 24 hours), the day before (1,991)


* Healings: 1,615,853 healings (+8,341 in 24h) the day before (+8,980)


Healing rate: 75.61% (+)


* Death: 53,270 deaths (+35 in 24 hours), the day before (+35)


Death rate: 2.49% (=)


* Active cases 467,817 cases (-6,663 in 24 hours), the day before (-7,024)


* Tests: 54,065,041 people tested since the first case.

State of Massachusetts:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 702,338 cases (+299 in 24 hours), the day before (+549)


* Healings: 670,739 people healed (+599 in 24 hours), the day before (+793)


Healing rate: 95.50% (+)


* Death: 17,772 deaths (+19 in 24 hours), the day before (+6)


Mortality rate: 2.53% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 13,827 cases (-319 in 24 hours), the day before (-250)


* Tests: 22,384,641 people tested since the first case.

Florida:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,293,980 cases (+1,976 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,482)


* Healings: 1,891,240 people healed (+5,980 in 24 hours), the day before (+7,131)


Healing rate: 82.44% (+)


* Death: 36,139 deaths (+54 in 24 hours), the day before (+20)


Death rate: 1.57% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 366,601 cases (-4.058 in 24 hours), the day before (-4.669)


* Tests: 28,561,732 people tested since the first case

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 495,367 cases (+464 in 24 hours), the day before (+529)


Deaths: 6,319 deaths (+15 in 24 hours), the day before (+2)


Death rate: 1.27% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:

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


363,847 cases (+551 in 24 hours), the day before (+716)

Healing: 345,794 people (+844 in 24 hours), the day before (+911)

Death: 11,042 deaths (+8 in 24 hours), the day before (+2)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 7,011 cases (-301 in 24 hours), the day before (-197)

Hospitals: 501 people hospitalized (-7 in 24 hours) the day before (-1)

Intensive care: 116 people (-3 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): 129,071 cases (+189 in 24 hours), have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic the day before (+221)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


Warning: Santé Montréal has not updated the situation by borough. The numbers 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: 129,071 cases (+189 in 24 hours), the day before (+221)


2 – Montérégie: 49,959 cases (+63 in 24 hours), the day before (+99)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 32,238 cases (+18 in 24 hours), the day before (+48)


4 – Laval: 30,766 cases (+43 in 24 hours), the day before (+53)


5 – Lanaudière: 23,548 cases (+29 in 24 hours), the day before (+19)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 95.03% (+)

Death rate: 3.03% (=)

Vaccination: 4,396,507 doses of vaccine injected since December 16, 2020 date of the first injection (+71,701 in 24 hours) latest data available – MSSS as of May 17, 2021)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1, 2020:


277,919 cases (+731 in 24 hours) the day before (+916). 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: 234,098 healings since March 1 (+268 in 24 hours), the day before (+399)

National Healing Rate: 84.23% (-)

Death: 3,589 deaths (+7 in 24 hours), the day before (+13)

Mortality rate: 1.29% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 40,232 cases (+456 in 24 hours) the day before (+504)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 758 occupied out of 2,399 beds, i.e. 32% occupancy (+)


Intensive care beds: 294 occupied out of 512 beds, i.e. 57% occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 194 occupied out of 401 beds, i.e. 48% occupancy (+)

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


1st – Santo Domingo: 5,919 cases (+157 in 24 hours) the day before (+153)


2nd – National District: 5,939 cases (+129 in 24 hours) the day before (+239)


3rd – Santiago: 3,889 cases (+48 in 24 hours) the day before (+55)


4th – Puerto Plata: 1,419 cases (-1 in 24 hours) the day before (+6)


5th – La Altagracia: 1,280 cases (+15 in 24 hours), the day before (+8)

Tests (since the 1st case): 1,483,386 tests (+5,028 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,999)

Vaccination: 3.12 million doses of vaccine injected since February 16, 2021, date of the first injection in the Dominican Republic (+10,000 in 24 hours) update May 17, 2021, latest data available).

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

* Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 5,881,137 cases (+3,350), the day before (+ 13,948)

Hospitalized people: 22,749 people (-214 in 24 hours), the day before (+13)

Intensive care: 4,186 people (-69 in 24 hours), the day before (-16)

* Healings: 5,152,566 people (+35,780 in 24 hours), the day before (+36,442)

National Healing Rate: 87.61% (+)

Deaths: 107,616 deaths (+196 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+81)

National death rate: 1.82% (-)

* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 620.759 (-32.626 in 24 hours), the day before (-22.575)

Vaccination: 29.15 million doses of vaccine injected since December 27, 2020, date of the first injection in France (+230,000 doses in 24 hours, update May 16, 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-33746-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-423.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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