Haiti - News : Zapping...
Wednesday afternoon in Chalon (Miragoâne) two armed individuals identified as Chrislor Michel and his brother David were killed during an exchange of fire with agents of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) while they were trying to escape from the police. They were wanted for having attacked a musical tank during the night of February 25 to 26.
PetroCaribe : A group of citizens excluded
Following the order of Judge Ramoncite Accimé removing the status of Civil Party from a group of citizens in the PetroCaribe file, this group has filed an appeal before the Court of Appeal considering that it is a maneuver of power politician who seeks to dismiss complainants who have become cumbersome....
COVID-19 : Emergency number
The MSPP informs that a person can call 43433333 ONLY in the following cases:
1- If he returns from a country affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19);
2- If he feels sick or is in contact with a sick person
In the presence of several dozen students gathered at Saint-Martin municipal school, at Bel-Air, Ralph Youri Chevry, the Mayor of Port-au-Prince and Roxane Ledan Cultural Director at the Town Hall, recently presented a new work intended for civic education to the educational community entitled "Yon ti koze sitwayen", which will serve as a teaching base for civic and moral education from next year.
HIV : treatment support for 107,000 Haitians
Since the inception of PEPFAR President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief Haïti in 2004, the program has diagnosed close to 130,000 people living with HIV (PLHIV). As of September 2019, PEPFAR Haïti supports the treatment 107,000 PLHIV
COVID-19 : Reactivation of Rapid Response Teams
The Ministry of Public Health continues to systematically apply epidemiological surveillance provisions at airports against a possible introduction of the Coronavirus COVID-19 into the country. Through the Departmental Health Directorates, the Ministry reactivated the Rapid Intervention Mobile Teams (EMIRA) to mobilize the community around the new Coronavirus.
COVID-19 epidemic : Global report 28 February 2020
Friday February 28, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide with the Coronavirus COVID-19 (laboratory confirmed cases) now stands at 83,719, an increase of 1,549 cases (+ 32.9%) compared to the previous day (1,165 ), https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30134-haiti-news-zapping.html ; 2,858 deaths (+ 1.9%) or 54 cases more than the day before (2,804). Average mortality rate 3.4%. 36,637 people healed, i.e. 3,739 people (+ 33.2%) more than the day before (2,782).
To date, there are 4,895 confirmed cases of infected people outside China (+ 24.9%), or 1,222 cases more than the previous day, in a total of 56 countries (+8 countries compared to the previous day).
66 deaths abroad since the start of the epidemic (December 2019), i.e. 10 more than the previous day: 26 in Iran, 13 in South Korea, 1 in Taiwan, 1 in the Philippines, 2 in Hong Kong, 4 in Japan, 2 in France and 17 in Italy.