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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #426

20/05/2021 11:19:00

WORLD SITUATION:


Epidemiological situation:


* Thursday, May 20, 2021, the number of people worldwide infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounts to 165,584,806 cases (+662,436 in 24 hours), the day before (+620,585)

Number of contaminated countries 192 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33763-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-425.html

* Since the start of the pandemic 145,866,300 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+750,055 in 24 hours), the day before (+856,781)

* Since the start of the pandemic 3,432,240 people have died from Covid-19 around the world (+12,739 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,726)

* The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 16,286,266 cases (-100,358 in 24 hours), the day before (-250,303)

Average cure rate in the world: 88.09% (+)

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: 5,901,195 cases, (-19,093 in 24 hours), the day before (-24,309)


2nd * – India: 3,129,844 cases (-96,847 in 24 hours), the day before (-127,042)


3rd * – Brazil: 1,043,209 cases (-5,288 in 24 hours), the day before (-23,314)


4th – France: 620,434 (+ 11,811 in 24 hours), the day before (-12,136)


5th * – Iran: 441,720 cases (-2,117 in 24 hours), the day before (-2,403)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 601,949 deaths (+619 in 24 hours), the day before (+797)


2nd * – Brazil: 441.864 deaths (+2.485 in 24 hours), the day before (+2.517)


3rd * – India: 287,156 deaths (+3,880 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,525)


4th * – Mexico: 220,850 deaths (+104 in 24 hours), the day before (+257)


5th * – United Kingdom: 127,694 deaths (+3 in 24 hours), the day before (+7)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:


1st – USA: 27,299,180 healings (+45,853 in 24h), cure rate 80.76% (+)


2nd * – India: 22,355,440 healings (+369,077 in 24 hours), cure rate 86.74% (+)


3rd * – Brazil: 14,330,118 healings (+95,176 in 24 hours), cure rate 90.60% (+)


4th * – France: 5,188,782 people (+7,098 in 24 hours), cure rate 87.68% (-)


5th * – Turkey: 4,980,516 people (+9,271 in 24 hours), cure rate 96.68% (-)

DIASPORA:


United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,802,324 cases (+27,379 in 24 hours), the day before (+27,509)


* Healings: 27,299,180 healings (+45,853 in 24h), the day before (+51,018)


National Healing Rate: 80.76% (+)


* Death: 601,949 deaths (+619 in 24 hours), the day before (+797)


National death rate: 1.78% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,901,195 cases, (-19,093 in 24 hours), the day before (-24,309)

Canada:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 1,342,388 cases (+4,247 in 24 hours), previous (+4,033)


* Healings: 1,255,714 people (+7,332 in 24h), previous (+6,882)


National Healing Rate: 93.54% (+)


* Death: 25,066 deaths (+48 in 24h), previous (+35)


National death rate: 1.86% (=)


* Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 61.608 (-3.133 in 24 hours), previous (-2.884)

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): 5,917,397 cases (+19,050), the day before (+ 17,210)


* Healings: 5,188,782 people (+7,098 in 24 hours), the day before (+29,118)


National Healing Rate: 87.68% (-)


Death: 108,181deaths (+141 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+228)


* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 620,434 (+ 11,811in 24h), the day before (-12,136)

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


* Brazil: 1,043,209 cases (-5,288 in 24 hours), the day before (-23,314


* Argentina: 329,745 cases (+22,333 in 24 hours), the day before (+15,741)


* Mexico: 259,124 cases (-51 in 24 hours), the day before (+413)


* Colombia: 117,070 cases (+2,475 in 24 hours), the day before (-3,726)


* Peru: 115,916 cases (+5,451 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,267)


Dominican Republic: 41,183 cases (+601 in 24 hours) the day before (+350)


* Ecuador: 38,429 cases (+1,339 in 24 hours), the day before (+505) advances one place


* Chile: 36,051 cases (-799 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,466)


* Jamaica: 23,150 cases (-41 in 24 hours), the day before (-61)


* Guadeloupe: 14,059 cases (+505 in 6 days), the day before (unavailable)


* French Guiana: 12,277 cases (+267 in 24 hours), the day before (+269)


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


* Cuba: 6,978 cases (+210 in 24 hours), the day before (-180)


* Panama: 5,662 cases (+126 in 48h), the day before (+169 in 48h)


* Bahamas: 946 cases (+10 in 24 hours), the day before (-12)


Haiti: 885 cases (+26 in 24 hours), the day before (+50)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


According to the Ministry of Public Health, 26 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on May 16, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 13,624 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 (78 new cases on May 15, 2021)

Healings: 12,463 people (unchanged since May 15)

Healing rate: 91.47% (-)

Deaths: 276 deaths, (unchanged since May 15)

Death rate: 2.02% (=)

Active cases: (less deaths and cures) 885 cases (+26 in 24 hours), the day before (+50)

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: 67,472 cases (+139 in 24 hours) update May 16, 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 (updated May 16, 2021, 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 (+24)


North: 842 (unchanged)


Artibonite: 703 (+1)


Center: 706 (+1)


Northeast: 383 (unchanged)


South-East: 307 (unchanged)


South: 302 (unchanged)


Northwest: 288 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 240 (unchanged)


Nippes: 161 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,802,324 cases (+27,379 in 24 hours), the day before (+27,509)


* Healings: 27,299,180 healings (+45,853 in 24h), the day before (+51,018)


National Healing Rate: 80.76% (+)


* Death: 601,949 deaths (+619 in 24 hours), the day before (+797)


National death rate: 1.78% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,901,195 cases, (-19,093 in 24 hours), the day before (-24,309)


* Tests: 468,945,602 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): 2,139,723 cases (+1,624 in 24 hours), the day before (1,159)


* Healings: 1,631,407 healings (+7,439 in 24h) the day before (+8,115)


Healing rate: 76.24% (+)


* Death: 53,332 deaths (+19 in 24 hours), the day before (+43)


Death rate: 2.49% (=)


* Active cases 454,984 cases (-5,834 in 24 hours), the day before (-6,999)


* Tests: 54,303,681 people tested since the first case.

State of Massachusetts:


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


* Healings: 671,170 people healed (unavailable), the day before (+431)


Healing rate: 95.50% (=)


* Death: 17,779 deaths (unavailable), the day before (+7)


Mortality rate: 2.52% (-)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 13,827 cases (unavailable), the day before (+0)


* Tests: (unavailable) people tested since the first case.

Florida:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,299,596 cases (+2,811 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,805)


* Healings: 1,903,074 people healed (+5.817 in 24 hours), the day before (+5.980)


Healing rate: 82.75% (+)


* Deaths: 36,287 deaths (+51 in 24h), the day before (+97)


Death rate: 1.57% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 360,235 cases (-3,057 in 24 hours), the day before (-3,309)


* Tests: 28,722,772 people tested since the first case

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 496,422 cases (+501 in 24 hours), the day before (+554)


Deaths: 6,334 deaths (+1 in 24 hours), the day before (+14)


Death rate: 1.27% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:

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


364,980 cases (+584 in 24 hours), the day before (+549)

Healing: 347,387 people (+748 in 24 hours), the day before (+845)

Death: 11,058 deaths (+8 in 24 hours), the day before (+8)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 6,535 cases (-172 in 24 hours), the day before (-304)

Hospitals: 466 people hospitalized (-18 in 24 hours) the day before (-17)

Intensive care: 113 people (-5 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): 129,406 cases (+162 in 24 hours), have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic the day before (+173)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


1 – Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 11,621 cases (+19 in 48 hours), the day before (+58)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 10,802 cases (+14 in 48 hours), the day before (+79)


3 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 10,235 cases (+11 in 48 hours), the day before (+79)


4 – Montreal North: 8.875 cases (+9 in 48 hours), the day before (+38)


5 – Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles: 8,797 cases (+0 in 24 hours), the day before (+32)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 129,406 cases (+162 in 24 hours), the day before (+173)


2 – Montérégie: 50,105 cases (+92 in 24 hours), the day before (+54)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 32,302 cases (+36 in 24 hours), the day before (+28)


4 – Laval: 30,864 cases (+46 in 24 hours), the day before (+52)


5 – Lanaudière: 23,581 cases (+18 in 24 hours), the day before (+15)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 95.17% (+)

Death rate: 3.02% (-)

Vaccination: 4,543,365 doses of vaccine injected since December 16, 2020 date of the first injection (+71,485 in 24 hours) latest data available – MSSS dated May 19, 2021)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1, 2020:


279,565 cases (+1,016 in 24 hours) the day before (+630). 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: 234,785 healings since March 1 (+415 in 24 hours), the day before (+272)

National Healing Rate: 83.98% (-)

Death: 3,597 deaths (+0 in 24 hours), the day before (+8)

Death rate: 1.28% (-)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 41,183 cases (+601 in 24 hours) the day before (+350)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 794 occupied out of 2,435 beds, i.e. 33% occupancy (-)


Intensive care beds: 306 occupied out of 532 beds, i.e. 58% occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 194 occupied out of 407 beds, i.e. 48% occupancy (+)

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


1st – National District: 6,253 cases (+221 in 24 hours) the day before (+93)


2nd – Santo Domingo: 6.195 cases (+189 in 24 hours) the day before (+87)


3rd – Santiago: 3,917 cases (+22 in 24 hours) the day before (+6)


4th – Puerto Plata: 1,424 cases (+6 in 24 hours) the day before (-1)


5th – La Altagracia: 1,303 cases (+18 in 24 hours), the day before (+5)

Tests (since the 1st case): 1,491,612 tests (+4,476 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,750)

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): 5,917,397 cases (+19,050), the day before (+ 17,210)

People hospitalized: 21,347 people (-711 in 24 hours), the day before (-691)

Intensive care: 3,862 people (-153 in 24 hours), the day before (-171)

* Healings: 5,188,782 people (+7,098 in 24 hours), the day before (+29,118)

National Healing Rate: 87.68% (-)

Death: 108,181deaths (+141 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+228)

National death rate: 1.82% (-)

* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 620,434 (+ 11,811in 24h), the day before (-12,136)

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-33763-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-425.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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