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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #427

21/05/2021 11:12:38

WORLD SITUATION:


Epidemiological situation:


* Friday, May 21, 2021, the number of people infected worldwide by the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounts to 165,877,165 cases (+292,359 in 24 hours), the day before (+662,436)

Number of contaminated countries 192 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33771-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-426.html

* Since the start of the pandemic 146,590,280 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+723,980 in 24 hours), the day before (+750,055)

* Since the start of the pandemic 3,445,447 people have died of Covid-19 around the world (+13,207 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,739)

* The number of active cases (less deaths and cures) in the world is currently 15,841,438 cases (-444,828 in 24 hours), the day before (-100,358)

Average cure rate in the world: 88.37% (+)

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: 1.56 billion doses of vaccine injected (+30 million doses injected in 24 hours updated May 19, 2021 latest data available).

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


1st – USA: 5,871,914 cases, (-29,281 in 24 hours), the day before (-19,093)


2nd * – India: 3,027,891 cases (-101,953 in 24 hours), the day before (-96,847)


3rd * – Brazil: 1,068,205 cases (-24,996 in 24 hours), the day before (-5,288)


4th * – Iran: 436,025 cases (-5,695 in 24 hours), the day before (-2,117)


5th * – Argentina 339,211 cases (enters the TOP 5)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 602,616 deaths (+667 in 24 hours), the day before (+619)


2nd * – Brazil: 444,391 deaths (+2.527 in 24 hours), the day before (+2.485)


3rd * – India: 291,365 deaths (+4.209 in 24 hours), the day before (+3.880)


4th * – Mexico: 221,080 deaths (+230 in 24 hours), the day before (+104)


5th * – United Kingdom: 127,701 deaths (+7 in 24 hours), the day before (+3)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:


1st – USA: 27,358,651 healings (+59,571 in 24 hours), cure rate 80.86% (+)


2nd * – India: 22,712,735 healings (+357,295 in 24 hours), cure rate 87.24% (+)


3rd * – Brazil: 14,385,962 healings (+55,844 in 24h), cure rate 90.48% (-)


4th * – France: 5,162,624 people (SPF correction), cure rate 92.71% (+)


5th * – Turkey: 4,989,787 people (+9,271 in 24 hours), cure rate 96.69% (+)

DIASPORA:


United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,833,181 cases (+30,857 in 24 hours), the day before (+27,379)


* Healings: 27,358,651 healings (+59,571 in 24h), the day before (+45,853)


National Healing Rate: 80.86% (+)


* Death: 602,616 deaths (+667 in 24 hours), the day before (+619)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,871,914 cases, (-29,281 in 24 hours), the day before (-19,093)

Canada:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 1,347,445 cases (+5,057 in 24 hours), previous (+4,247)


* Healings: 1,262,366 people (+6,652 in 24 hours), previous (+7,332)


National Healing Rate: 93.68% (+)


* Death: 25,111 deaths (+45 in 24h), previous (+48)


National death rate: 1.86% (=)


* Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 59.968 (-1.640 in 24 hours), previous (-3.133)

Vaccination: 19.44 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020 date of the first injection in Canada (+350,000 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): 5,568,551 ** cases (+15,515), the day before (+ 19,050) ** figure corrected by the Public Health France SPF (-348,846 case)


* Healings: 5,162,624 people (), the day before (+29,118)


National Healing Rate: 92.71% (+) SPF correction


Death: 108,314 (+133 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+141)


* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 297,613 (SPF correction), the day before (-11,811)

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


* Brazil: 1,068,205 cases (-24,996 in 24 hours), the day before (-5,288)


* Argentina: 339,211 cases (+9,466 in 24 hours), the day before (+22,333)


* Mexico: 259,873 cases (+749 in 24 hours), the day before (-51)


* Peru: 122,442 cases (+6.526 in 24 hours), the day before (+5.451) advance by one place


* Colombia: 114,746 cases (-2,324 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,475)


Dominican Republic: 42,110 cases (+927 in 24 hours) the day before (+601)


* Ecuador: 40,734 cases (+2,305 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,339 ) advance one place


* Chile: 38,716 cases (+2,665 in 24 hours), the day before (-799)


* Jamaica: 23,127 cases (-23 in 24 hours), the day before (-41)


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


* French Guiana: 12,503 cases (+226 in 24 hours), the day before (+267)


* Martinique: 11.675 (unavailable 2nd day), the day before (unavailable)


* Cuba: 6,912 cases (-66 in 24 hours), the day before (+210)


* Panama: 5,821 cases (+159 in 48 hours), the day before (+126)


* Bahamas: 953 cases (+7 in 24 hours), the day before (+10)


Haiti: 885 cases (unavailable), the day before (+26)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


Warning: The Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) did not make available after May 16, 2019 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, 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 (+69 in 24 hours) update May 16, 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: 885 as of May 15 (latest data available)

People currently treated at home: 1,225 as of May 14, latest data available).

Cases confirmed by department:


West: 9,715 (+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): 33,833,181 cases (+30,857 in 24 hours), the day before (+27,379)


* Healings: 27,358,651 healings (+59,571 in 24h), the day before (+45,853)


National Healing Rate: 80.86% (+)


* Death: 602,616 deaths (+667 in 24 hours), the day before (+619)


National death rate: 1.78% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,871,914 cases, (-29,281 in 24 hours), the day before (-19,093)


* Tests: 470,118,034 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: 277.29 million doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection in the United States (+1.75 million injections, in 24 hours. Updated May 19 2021 latest available data).

New York State:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,141,529 cases (+1,806 in 24 hours), the day before (1,624)


* Healings: 1,638,064 healings (+6.657 in 24 hours) the day before (+7.439)


Healing rate: 76.49% (+)


* Death: 53,341 deaths (+9 in 24 hours), the day before (+19)


Death rate: 2.49% (=)


* Active cases 450,124 cases (-4,860 in 24 hours), the day before (-5,834)


* Tests: 54,489,759 people tested since the first case.

State of Massachusetts:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 703,897 cases (+1,121 in 48 hours), the day before (unavailable)


* Healings: 674,588 people healed (+3,418 in 48 hours), the day before (unavailable)


Healing rate: 95.83% (+)


* Death: 17,802 deaths (+23 in 48 hours), the day before (unavailable)


Mortality rate: 2.52% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 11,507 cases (-2,320 in 48h), the day before (unavailable)


* Tests: 22,539,180 people tested since the first case.

Florida:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,302,489 cases (+2,893 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,811)


* Healings: 1,907,722 people healed (+5,817 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,648)


Healing rate: 82.85% (+)


* Death: 36,357 deaths (+70 in 24 hours), the day before (+51)


Death rate: 1.57% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 358,410 cases (-1,825 in 24 hours), the day before (-3,057)


* Tests: 28,796,839 people tested since the first case

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 496,961 cases (+539 in 24 hours), the day before (+501)


Deaths: 6,344 deaths (+10 in 24 hours), the day before (+1)


Death rate: 1.27% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:

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


365,642 cases (+662 in 24 hours), the day before (+584)

Healing: 347,942 people (+555 in 24 hours), the day before (+748)

Death: 11,066 deaths (+8 in 24 hours), the day before (+8)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 6,634 cases (-99 in 24 hours), the day before (-172)

Hospitals: 460 people hospitalized (-6 in 24 hours) the day before (-16)

Intensive care: 107 people (-6 in 24 hours), the day before (-5)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 129,599 cases (+193 in 24 hours), have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic the day before (+162)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:


1 – Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 11,636 cases (+15 in 48 hours), the day before (+19)


2 – Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 10,819 cases (+17 in 48 hours), the day before (+14)


3 – Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 10,248 cases (+13 in 48 hours), the day before (+11)


4 – Montreal North: 8,885 cases (+10 in 48 hours), the day before (+9)


5 – Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles: 8,810 cases (+13 in 24 hours), the day before (+0)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:


1 – Montreal: 129,599 cases (+193 in 24 hours), the day before (+162)


2 – Montérégie: 50,169 cases (+64 in 24 hours), the day before (+92)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 32,336 cases (+34 in 24 hours), the day before (+36)


4 – Laval: 30,908 cases (+44 in 24 hours), the day before (+46)


5 – Lanaudière: 23,607 cases (+26 in 24 hours), the day before (+18)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 95.20% (+)

Death rate: 3.02% (=)

Vaccination: 4,636,679 doses of vaccine injected since December 16, 2020 date of the first injection (+89,551 in 24 hours) latest data available – MSSS dated May 20, 2021)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1, 2020:


280,994 cases (+1,429 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,016). 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: 235,284 healings since March 1 (+499 in 24 hours), the day before (+415)

National Healing Rate: 83.73% (-)

Deaths: 3,600 deaths (+3 in 24 hours), the day before (+0)

Death rate: 1.28% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 42,110 cases (+927 in 24 hours) the day before (+601)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 867 occupied out of 2,426 beds, i.e. 36% occupancy (+)


Intensive care beds: 306 occupied out of 539 beds, i.e. 57% occupancy (+)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 197 occupied out of 403 beds, i.e. 49% occupancy (+)

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


1st – National District: 6,729 cases (+476 in 24 hours) the day before (+221)


2nd – Santo Domingo: 6,381 cases (+186 in 24 hours) the day before (+189)


3rd – Santiago: 3,943 cases (+26 in 24 hours) the day before (+22)


4th – Puerto Plata: 1,429 cases (+5 in 24 hours) the day before (+6)


5th – La Altagracia: 1,320 cases (+17 in 24 hours), the day before (+18)

Tests (since the 1st case): 1,497,608 tests (+4,476 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,476)

Vaccination: 3.37 million doses of vaccine injected since February 16, 2021, date of the first injection in the Dominican Republic (+250,000 in 48 hours), update May 19, 2021, latest data available).

FRANCE:


Epidemiological situation:

* Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 5,568,551 ** cases (+15,515), the day before (+ 19,050) ** figure corrected by the Public Health France SPF (-348,846 case)

Hospitalized people: 20,750 people (-597 in 24 hours), the day before (-711)

Intensive care: 3,769 people (-93 in 24 hours), the day before (-153)

* Healings: 5,162,624 people (), the day before (+29,118)

National Healing Rate: 92.71% (+) SPF correction

Death: 108,314 (+133 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+141)

National death rate: 1.82% (=)


* Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 297,613 (SPF correction), the day before (-11,811)

Vaccination: 30.26 million doses of vaccine injected since December 27, 2020, date of the first injection in France (+590,000 doses in 24 hours, update May 18, 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-33771-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-426.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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