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Haiti – FLASH : 319 cases in 48 hours, no sign of improvement

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Haiti – FLASH : 319 cases in 48 hours, no sign of improvement

07/06/2021 05:51:18

According to the Ministry of Public Health, 319 new cases in 48 hours + (previous 153 cases) and 5 deaths (3 in the West, 1 in the North and 1 in Nippes) would have been confirmed on June 2 and 3, 2021 for a total of 15,754 confirmed cases and 330 since the start of the pandemic.

As of June 2, this brings the number of new cases to 2.331 and 65 deaths (+5) since the start of the 3rd wave (early May) (latest data made available by the Ministry) .

For reference in April 2021 267 new cases and 9 deaths had been recorded.

Cases confirmed by department :


West: 11,327 (+239)


North: 949 (+9)


Center: 823 (+9)


Artibonite: 777 (+11)


North-East: 419 (+21)


South-East: 363 (+13)


South: 339 (+11)


Northwest: 303 (unchanged)


Grand’Anse: 285 (+4)


Nippes: 169 (+2)

Haiti : Active case since the start of the pandemic (less healings and deaths):

Distribution of confirmed cases by age :


0-9 years : 381


10-19 years : 677


20-29 years : 2,936


30-39 years : 4,330


40-49 years : 2,897


50-59 years : 1,963


60-69 years : 1,449


70-79 years : 775


80 years and + : 346

Cumulative deaths by department :


West: 162 (+3)


North: 48 (+1)


Center: 23


Artibonite: 40


North-East: 6


South-East: 10


South: 6


North-West: 15


Grand’Anse: 13


Nippes: 7 (+1)

Haiti : Daily deaths since the start of the pandemic :

Distribution of deaths by age :


0-9 years: 10


10-19 years: 5


20-29 years: 18


30-39 years: 21 (+1)


40-49 years: 41


50-59 years: 58


60-69 years: 66 (+2)


70-79 years: 64


80 years and over: 47 (+2)

Suspected case of COVID-19 :


Anyone with a fever greater than or equal to 37.5 degrees Celsius, or with a recent history of fever (within the last 14 days), with or without cough with or without breathing difficulties, body aches, chest pain and unexplained headache. Anyone with a sudden change in taste (dysguesia or ageusia) or smell (hyposmia or anosmia) without associated rhinitis.

In children : all the signs mentioned above plus a deterioration of the general condition, diarrhea or isolated fever, especially in children under 3 months, should be referred to a doctor.

Recommendations :


The Ministry of Health recommends to the population, the scrupulous respect of barrier gestures in general the systematic washing of hands, the respect of the physical distance 1.50m between people and the compulsory wearing of the mask in public places and in particular:


  • Always cough or sneeze into your sleeves or elbow, never into the other’s face or hands;

  • Use paper tissues to wipe your hands or face and then throw them in the trash and wash your hands afterwards;

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap or alcoholic water. It is also possible to use a “sanitizer”;

  • Avoid contact with anyone with flu-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 gatherings of people.



See also :


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33908-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-443.html


https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33902-haiti-flash-the-3rd-wave-promises-to-be-very-contagious-and-deadly.html

HL/ HaitiLibre