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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #425

19/05/2021 10:57:37

WORLD SITUATION:


Epidemiological situation:


* On Wednesday May 19, 2021, the number of people worldwide infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounts to 164,922,370 cases (+620,585 in 24 hours), the day before (+572,500)

Number of contaminated countries 192 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33754-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-424.html

* Since the start of the pandemic 145,116,245 people have been cured of Covid-19 around the world (+856,781 in 24 hours), the day before (+884,951)

* Since the start of the pandemic 3,419,501 people have died of Covid-19 around the world (+14,107 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,726)

* The number of active cases (less deaths and cures) in the world is currently 16,386,624 cases (-250,303 in 24 hours), the day before (-324,177)

Average cure rate in the world: 87.99% (+)

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

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:

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

Vaccination: 1.53 billion doses of vaccine injected (+30 million doses injected in 24 hours updated May 18, 2021 latest data available).

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


1st – USA: 5,920,288 cases, (-24,309 in 24 hours), the day before (-35,187)


2nd * – India: 3,226,691 cases (-127,042 in 24 hours), the day before (-163,243)


3rd * – Brazil: 1,048,497 cases (-23,314 in 24 hours), the day before (-22,554)


4th – France: 608,623 (-12,136 in 24 hours), the day before (-32,626)


5th * – Iran: 443,837 cases (-2,403 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,868)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 601,330 deaths (+797 in 24 hours), the day before (+386)


2nd * – Brazil: 439,379 deaths (+2,517 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,039)


3rd * – India: 283,276 deaths (+4,525 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,340)


4th * – Mexico: 220,746 deaths (+257 in 24 hours), the day before (+56)


5th * – United Kingdom: 127,691 deaths (+7 in 24 hours), the day before (+5)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:


1st – USA: 27,253,327 healings (+51,018 in 24 hours), cure rate 80.69% (+)


2nd * – India: 21,986,363 healings (+389,851 in 24 hours), cure rate 86.23% (+)


3rd * – Brazil: 14,247,609 healings (+95,176 in 24h), cure rate 90.54% (+)


4th * – France: 5,181,684 people (+29,118 in 24 hours), cure rate 87.84% (+)


5th * – Turkey: 4,971,245 people (+10,125 in 24 hours), cure rate 96.72% (+)

DIASPORA:


United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,774,945 cases (+27,509 in 24 hours), the day before (+20,035)


* Healings: 27,253,327 healings (+51,018 in 24 hours), the day before (+37,400)


National Healing Rate: 80.69% (+)


* Death: 601,330 deaths (+797 in 24 hours), the day before (+386)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,920,288 cases, (-24,309 in 24 hours), the day before (-35,187)

Canada:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 1,338,141 cases (+4,033 in 24 hours), previous (+5,526)


* Healings: 1,248,382 people (+6,882 in 24 hours), previous (+8,213)


National Healing Rate: 93.29% (+)


* Death: 25,018 deaths (+35 in 24h), previous (+35)


National death rate: 1.86% (-)


* Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 64.741 (-2.884 in 24 hours), previous (-2.722)

Vaccination: 19.09 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in Canada (+280,000 doses injected in 24 hours updated May 18, 2021 latest data available).

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases

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

France:


* Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 5,898,347 cases (+17,210), the day before (+ 3,350)


* Healings: 5,181,684 people (+29,118 in 24 hours), the day before (+35,780)


National Healing Rate: 87.84% (+)


Deaths: 108,040 deaths (+228 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+196)


* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 608,623 (-12,136 in 24 hours), the day before (-32,626)

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


* Brazil: 1,048,497 cases (-23,314 in 24 hours), the day before (-22,554)


* Argentina: 307,412 cases (+15,741 in 24 hours), the day before (+7,507)


* Mexico: 259,175 cases (+413 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,406)


* Colombia: 114,595 cases (-3,726 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,221)


* Peru: 110,465 cases (+4,267 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,031)


Dominican Republic: 40,582 cases (+350 in 24 hours) the day before (+456)


* Ecuador: 37,090 cases (+505 in 24 hours), the day before (+654) advances one place


* Chile: 36,850 cases (-1,466 in 24 hours), the day before (-49) * Jamaica: 23,191 cases (-61 in 24 hours), the day before (-83)


* Guadeloupe: 13,554 cases (unavailable 5th day), the day before (unavailable)


* French Guiana: 12,010 cases (+269 in 24 hours), the day before (+379 in 48 hours)


* Martinique: 11,675 (+127 in 5 days), the day before (unavailable)


* Cuba: 6,768 cases (-180 in 24 hours), the day before (-42)


* Panama: 5,536 cases (+169 in 48 hours), the day before (unavailable)


* Bahamas: 936 cases (-12 in 24 hours), the day before (+83 in 3 days)


Haiti: 859 cases (+50 in 24 hours), the day before (+55)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


According to the Ministry of Public Health, 78 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on May 15, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 13,598 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 (60 new cases on May 14, 2021)

Healings: 12,463 people (+26 in 24 hours)

Cure rate: 91.65% (-)

Deaths: 276 deaths, (+2 in 24 hours)

Death rate: 2.02% (=)

Active cases: (less deaths and cures) 859 cases (+50 in 24 hours), the day before (+55)

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: 64,303 cases (+199 in 24 hours) update May 15, latest data available.

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 67,333 cases (+314 in 24 hours) update May 15, 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: 1,966 since the start of the epidemic (latest data available)

People in intensive care: (not available)

Person in isolation: 859 as of May 14 (latest data available)

People currently treated at home: 1,176 as of May 14, latest data available).

Cases confirmed by department:


West: 9,668 (+73)


North: 842 (+1)


Artibonite: 702 (+1)


Center: 705 (+2)


Northeast: 383 (unchanged)


South-East: 307 (unchanged)


South: 302 (unchanged)


Northwest: 288 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 240 (+1)


Nippes: 161 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,774,945 cases (+27,509 in 24 hours), the day before (+20,035)


* Healings: 27,253,327 healings (+51,018 in 24 hours), the day before (+37,400)


National Healing Rate: 80.69% (+)


* Death: 601,330 deaths (+797 in 24 hours), the day before (+386)


National death rate: 1.78% (-)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,920,288 cases, (-24,309 in 24 hours), the day before (-35,187)


* Tests: 468,068,102 people tested since the first case.

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases:

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

Vaccination: 275.54 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in the United States (+1.13 million injections, in 24 hours. Updated May 18 2021 latest available data).

New York State:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,138,099 cases (+1,159 in 24 hours), the day before (1,713)


* Healings: 1,623,968 healings (+8,115 in 24h) the day before (+8,341)


Healing rate: 75.95% (+)


* Death: 53,313 deaths (+43 in 24 hours), the day before (+35)


Death rate: 2.49% (=)


* Active cases 460,818 cases (-6,999 in 24 hours), the day before (-6,663)


* Tests: 54,160,911 people tested since the first case.

State of Massachusetts:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 702,776 cases (+438 in 24 hours), the day before (+299)


* Healings: 671,170 people healed (+431 in 24 hours), the day before (+599)


Healing rate: 95.50% (=)


* Death: 17,779 deaths (+7 in 24 hours), the day before (+19)


Mortality rate: 2.52% (-)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 13,827 cases (+0 in 24 hours), the day before (-319)


* Tests: 22,422,268 people tested since the first case.

Florida:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,296,785 cases (+2,805 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,976)


* Healings: 1,897,257 people healed (+5,980 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,017)


Healing rate: 82.60% (+)


* Death: 36,236 deaths (+97 in 24 hours), the day before (+54)


Death rate: 1.57% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 363,292 cases (-3,309 in 24 hours), the day before (-4,058)


* Tests: 28,644,484 people tested since the first case

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 495,921 cases (+554 in 24 hours), the day before (+464)


Deaths: 6,333 deaths (+14 in 24 hours), the day before (+15)


Death rate: 1.27% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:

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


364,396 cases (+549 in 24 hours), the day before (+551)

Healing: 346,639 people (+845 in 24 hours), the day before (+844)

Death: 11,050 deaths (+8 in 24 hours), the day before (+8)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 6,707 cases (-304 in 24 hours), the day before (-30)

Hospitals: 484 people hospitalized (-17 in 24 hours) the day before (-7)

Intensive care: 118 people (+2 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): 129,244 cases (+173 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: 11,602 cases (+58 in 48 hours), the day before (+48)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 10,788 cases (+79 in 48 hours), the day before (+15)


3 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 10,224 cases (+79 in 48 hours), the day before (+16)


4 – Montreal North: 8,866 cases (+38 in 48 hours), the day before (+12)


5 – Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles: 8,797 cases (+32 in 48 hours), the day before (+17)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 129,244 cases (+173 in 24 hours), the day before (+189)


2 – Montérégie: 50,013 cases (+54 in 24 hours), the day before (+63)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 32,266 cases (+28 in 24 hours), the day before (+18)


4 – Laval: 30,818 cases (+52 in 24 hours), the day before (+43)


5 – Lanaudière: 23,563 cases (+15 in 24 hours), the day before (+29)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 95.12% (+)

Death rate: 3.03% (=)

Vaccination: 4,469,055 doses of vaccine injected since December 16, 2020 date of the first injection (+70,122 in 24 hours) latest data available – MSSS dated May 18, 2021)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1, 2020:


278,549 cases (+630 in 24 hours) the day before (+731). 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: 234,370 healings since March 1 (+272 in 24 hours), the day before (+268)

National Healing Rate: 84.13% (-)

Death: 3,597 deaths (+8 in 24 hours), the day before (+7)

Mortality rate: 1.29% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 40,582 cases (+350 in 24 hours) the day before (+456)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 798 occupied out of 2,413 beds, i.e. 33% occupancy (+)


Intensive care beds: 302 occupied out of 526 beds, i.e. 57% occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 191 occupied out of 399 beds, i.e. 48% occupancy (-)

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


1st – National District: 6,032 cases (+93 in 24 hours) the day before (+129) one place ahead


2nd – Santo Domingo: 6,006 cases (+87 in 24 hours) the day before (+157)


3rd – Santiago: 3,895 cases (+6 in 24 hours) the day before (+48)


4th – Puerto Plata: 1,418 cases (-1 in 24 hours) the day before (-1)


5th – La Altagracia: 1,285 cases (+5 in 24 hours), the day before (+15)

Tests (since the 1st case): 1,487,136 tests (+3,750 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,028)

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 16, 2021, latest data available).

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

* Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 5,898,347 cases (+17,210), the day before (+ 3,350)

Hospitalized people: 22,058 people (-691 in 24 hours), the day before (+214)

Intensive care: 4,015 people (-171 in 24 hours), the day before (-69)

* Healings: 5,181,684 people (+29,118 in 24 hours), the day before (+35,780)

National Healing Rate: 87.84% (+)

Deaths: 108,040 deaths (+228 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+196)

National death rate: 1.83% (+)

* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 608,623 (-12,136 in 24 hours), the day before (-32,626)

Vaccination: 29.67 million doses of vaccine injected since December 27, 2020, date of the first injection in France (+520,000 doses in 24 hours, update May 17, 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-33754-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-424.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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