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Haiti – COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #428

22/05/2021 11:51:40

WORLD SITUATION:


Epidemiological situation:


* Friday, May 21, 2021, the number of people infected worldwide with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounts to 166,511,629 cases (+634,464 in 24 hours), the day before (+292,359)

Number of contaminated countries 192 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33779-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-427.html

* Since the start of the pandemic 147,343,177 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+752,897 in 24 hours), the day before (+723,980)

* Since the start of the pandemic 3,458,747 people have died of Covid-19 around the world (+13,300 in 24 hours), the day before (+13,207)

* The number of active cases (less deaths and cures) in the world is currently 15,709,705 cases (-131,733 in 24 hours), the day before (-444,828)

Average cure rate in the world: 88.48% (+)

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: 5,859,561 cases, (-12,353 in 24 hours), the day before (-29,281)


2nd * – India: 2,923,400 cases (-104,491 in 24 hours), the day before (-101,953)


3rd * – Brazil: 1,107,420 cases (+39,215 in 24 hours), the day before (-24,996)


4th * – Iran: 432,864 cases (-3,161 in 24 hours), the day before (-5,695)


5th * – Argentina 348,976 cases (+9,765 in 24 hours), the day before (enters the TOP 5)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:


1st – USA: 603,408 deaths (+792 in 24 hours), the day before (+667)


2nd * – Brazil: 446,527 deaths (+2,136 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,527)


3rd * – India: 295,525 deaths (+4,160 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,209)


4th * – Mexico: 221,256 deaths (+176 in 24 hours), the day before (+230)


5th * – United Kingdom: 127,710 deaths (+9 in 24 hours), the day before (+7)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:


1st – USA: 27,399,429 healings (+40,778 in 24h), cure rate 80.91% (+)


2nd * – India: 23,070,365 healings (+357,630 in 24 hours), cure rate 87.75% (+)


3rd * – Brazil: 14,422,209 healings (+36,247 in 24 hours), cure rate 90.27% (-)


4th * – France: 5,186,704 people (24,080), cure rate 92.92% (+)


5th * – Turkey: 4,998,639 people (+8,852 in 24 hours), cure rate 96.68% (-)

DIASPORA:


United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,862,398 cases (+29,217 in 24 hours), the day before (+30,857)


* Healings: 27,399,429 healings (+40,778 in 24h), the day before (+59,571)


National Healing Rate: 80.91% (+)


* Death: 603,408 deaths (+792 in 24 hours), the day before (+667)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,859,561 cases, (-12,353 in 24 hours), the day before (-29,281)

Canada:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 1,352,121 cases (+4,676 in 24 hours), previous (+5,057)


* Healings: 1,268,989 people (+6,623 in 24 hours), previous (+6,652)


National Healing Rate: 93.85% (+)


* Death: 25,162 deaths (+51 in 24h), previous (+45)


National death rate: 1.86% (=)


* Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 57.970 (-1.998 in 24 hours), previous (-1.640)

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): 5,581,351 cases (+12,800), the day before (+ 15,515)


* Healings: 5,186,704 people (24,080), the day before ()


National Healing Rate: 92.92% (+)


Death: 108,423 (+109 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+133)


* Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 286,210 (-11,403), the day before (-11,811)

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


* Brazil: 1,107,420 cases (+39,215 in 24 hours), the day before (-24,996)


* Argentina: 348,976 cases (+9,765 in 24 hours), the day before (+9,466)


* Mexico: 262,301 cases (+2,428 in 24 hours), the day before (+749)


* Peru: 127,332 cases (+4,890 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,526)


* Colombia: 110,208 cases (-4,538 in 24 hours), the day before (-2,324)


Dominican Republic: 42,419 cases (+309 in 24 hours) the day before (+601)


* Ecuador: 42,015 cases (+1,281 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,305)


* Chile: 41,635 cases (+2,919 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,665)


* Jamaica: 23,130 cases (+3 in 24 hours), the day before (-23)


* Guadeloupe: 14,059 cases (unavailable 2nd day), the day before (unavailable)


* French Guiana: 12,673 cases (+170 in 24 hours), the day before (+226)


* Martinique: 11.675 (unavailable 3rd day), the day before (unavailable)


* Cuba: 6,930 cases (+18 in 24 hours), the day before (-66)


* Panama: 5,876 cases (+55 in 48 hours), the day before (+159)


Haiti: 976 cases (+91 in 48 hours), previous (+26) advance by one place


* Bahamas: 953 cases (unavailable), the day before (+7)

HAITI:


Epidemiological situation:


According to the Ministry of Public Health, 111 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on May 17 and 18, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 13,735 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 (26 new cases on May 18, 2021)

Healings: 12,479 people (+16 in 72h)

Healing rate: 90.85% (-)

Deaths: 280 deaths, (+4 in 72h)

Mortality rate: 2.03% (+)

Active cases: (less deaths and cures) 976 cases (+91 in 48 hours), the day before (+26)

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: 64,789 cases (+555 in 48 hours) update May 16, latest data available.

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 68,186 67,884 cases (+714 in 48 hours) update 17 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: 2,017 since the start of the epidemic (updated May 18, 2021, latest data available)

People in intensive care: (not available)

Person in isolation: 976 as of May 17 (latest data available)

People currently treated at home: 1,225 as of May 17, latest data available).

Cases confirmed by department:


West: 9,715 (+79)


North: 851 (+11)


Artibonite: 707 (+4) +2 (+6)


Center: 707 (+8)


North-East: 385 (+2)


South-East: 307 (unchanged)


South: 302 (unchanged)


North-West: 292 (+4)


Grand’Anse: 241 (+1)


Nippes: 161 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:


Epidemiological situation:

United States:


* Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 33,862,398 cases (+29,217 in 24 hours), the day before (+30,857)


* Healings: 27,399,429 healings (+40,778 in 24h), the day before (+59,571)


National Healing Rate: 80.91% (+)


* Death: 603,408 deaths (+792 in 24 hours), the day before (+667)


National death rate: 1.78% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 5,859,561 cases, (-12,353 in 24 hours), the day before (-29,281)


* Tests: 471,543,912 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): 2,142,992 cases (+1,463 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,806)


* Healings: 1,644,136 healings (+6,072 in 24 hours) the day before (+6,657)


Healing rate: 76.72% (+)


* Death: 53,376 deaths (+35 in 24 hours), the day before (+9)


Death rate: 2.49% (=)


* Active cases 445,480 cases (-4,644 in 24 hours), the day before (-4,860)


* Tests: 54,669,315 people tested since the first case.

State of Massachusetts:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 704,345 cases (+448 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,121 in 48 hours)


* Healings: 675,593 people healed (+1,005 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,418 in 48 hours)


Healing rate: 95.91% (+)


* Death: 17,813 deaths (+11 in 24 hours), the day before (+23 in 48 hours)


Mortality rate: 2.52% (=)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 10,939 cases (-568 in 24 hours), the day before (-2,320 in 48 hours)


* Tests: 22,586,434 people tested since the first case.

Florida:


* Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 2,304,860 cases (+2,371 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,893)


* Healings: 1,911,782 people healed (+4,060 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,817)


Healing rate: 82.94% (+)


* Death: 36,446 deaths (+89 in 24 hours), the day before (+70)


Death rate: 1.58% (+)


* Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 356,632 cases (-1,778 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,825)


* Tests: 28,865,036 people tested since the first case

Miami Dade (FL):


Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 497,371 cases (+410 in 24 hours), the day before (+539)


Deaths: 6,363 deaths (+19 in 24 hours), the day before (+10)


Death rate: 1.27% (=)

QUEBEC:


Epidemiological situation:

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


366,394 cases (+752 in 24 hours), the day before (+662)

Healing: 348,694 people (+752 in 24 hours), the day before (+555)

Deaths: 11,075 deaths (+9 in 24 hours), the day before (+8)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 6,625 cases (-9 in 24 hours), the day before (-99)

Hospitals: 437 people hospitalized (-23 in 24 hours) the day before (-6)

Intensive care: 106 people (-1 in 24 hours), the day before (-6)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 129,866 cases (+267 in 24 hours), have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic the day before (+193)

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: 129,866 cases (+267 in 24 hours), the day before (+193)


2 – Montérégie: 50,238 cases (+69 in 24 hours), the day before (+64)


3 – Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 32,362 cases (+26 in 24 hours), the day before (+34)


4 – Laval: 30,945 cases (+37 in 24 hours), the day before (+44)


5 – Lanaudière: 23,632 cases (+25 in 24 hours), the day before (+26)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 95.16% (+)

Death rate: 3.02% (=)

Vaccination: 4,747,192 doses of vaccine injected since December 16, 2020 date of the first injection (+107,261 in 24 hours) latest data available – MSSS as of May 21, 2021)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:


Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1, 2020:


281,630 cases (+636 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,429). 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: 235,608 healings since March 1 (+324 in 24 hours), the day before (+499)

National Healing Rate: 83.65% (-)

Death: 3,603 deaths (+3 in 24 hours), the day before (+3)

Death rate: 1.27% (-)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 42,419 cases (+309 in 24 hours) the day before (+601)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 942 occupied out of 2,454 beds, i.e. 38% occupancy (+)


Intensive care beds: 305 occupied out of 533 beds, i.e. 57% of occupancy (-)


Beds with assisted ventilation: 193 occupied out of 403 beds, i.e. 48% occupancy (-)

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


1st – National District: 6.759 cases (+30 in 24 hours) the day before (+476)


2nd – Santo Domingo: 6,534 cases (+153 in 24 hours) the day before (+186)


3rd – Santiago: 3,951 cases (+8 in 24 hours) the day before (+26)


4th – Puerto Plata: 1,428 cases (-1 in 24 hours) the day before (+5)


5th – La Altagracia: 1,318 cases (-2 in 24 hours), the day before (+17)

Tests (since the 1st case): 1,501,540 tests (+3,932 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): 5,581,351 cases (+12,800), the day before (+ 15,515)

Hospitalized people: 20,209 people (-541 in 24 hours), the day before (-597)

Intensive care: 3,631 people (-138 in 24 hours), the day before (-93)

* Healings: 5,186,704 people (24,080), the day before ()

National Healing Rate: 92.92% (+)

Death: 108,423 (+109 in 24 hours in hospitals +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before in total, (+133)

National death rate: 1.94% (+)

* Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 286,210 (-11,403), 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-33779-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-427.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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