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Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin March 21, 2020
21/03/2020 12:10:32

Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin March 21, 2020
GLOBAL SITUATION :
Saturday March 21, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide with the coronavirus Covid-19 since the beginning of the epidemic amount to 275,469 (laboratory confirmed cases, official source) an increase of 29,985 cases (+ 12.2%) compared to the previous day, https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30316-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-march-20-2020.html

Since the start of the epidemic 88,261 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+ 2.59%), which is 2,226 more than yesterday.

The number of people infected worldwide (active cases) is currently 175,806 (+ 17.66%) or 26,388 more than yesterday

Since the start of the epidemic 11,402 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+ 12.13%), which is 1,371 more than yesterday

Since the start of the epidemic outside China 194,166 cases (+ 18.27%) in 166 countries have been confirmed, 30,000 more than yesterday

8.143 deaths (+ 20.1%) were reported outside China, 1.365 more deaths than yesterday.

List of the 5 countries with the most active confirmed cases :

1st - Italy: 38,549 cases (+ 16.1%) unchanged
2nd - Germany: 19,600 cases (+ 21.5%) up one place
3rd - USA: 19,217 (+ 38.0%) ahead of 1 places
4th - Spain: 18,890 cases (+ 17.06%) fell 2 places
5th - Iran: 11,466 (+ 2.89%) unchanged

DIASPORA:

United States:
19,217 active confirmed cases (+ 34.86%) or 4,967 more than yesterday. States affected by Covid-19 (active case) among others: New York 8,357 cases (+ 46.33%), Massachusetts 412 (+ 25.61%), Florida 552 (+ 30.5%), Georgia 471 (+ 70.0%), Pennsylvania 310 (+ 51.22%), Illinois 580 (+ 38.76%), Louisiana 523 (+ 36.9%) and California 1,223 (+ 20.85%)… Since the confirmation of the first case, 260 deaths have been recorded in the USA (+ 26.8% since the standby)

Canada: 1,064 active confirmed cases (+ 25.0%), including among others: 336 cases in British Columbia (+ 29.7%), 194 in Alberta (+ 33.79%), 311 in Ontario (+ 24.4% ) and 138 in Quebec (+ 15%). 12 deaths (unchanged): 8 in British Columbia, 2 in Ontario, 1 in Alberta and 1 in Quebec.

France: 12,170 active cases (+ 16.0%), or 1,682 cases more than yesterday and 450 deaths (+ 21.29%).

Argentina: 152 active cases (+ 590%)
Bahamas: 4 active cases (+ 33%)
Brazil: 964 active cases (+ 57.2%)
Chile: 428 active cases (+ 25.15%)
Colombia: 127 active cases (+ 25.7%)
Cuba: 20 active cases (+ 33.3%) + 1 death
Ecuador: 416 active cases (+ 61.87%)
French Guinea: 15 active cases (unchanged)
Cayman Islands: 2 active cases (unchanged)
Jamaica: 13 active cases (+ 8.3%)
Martinique: 31 active cases (unchanged)
Mexico: 159 active cases (+ 40.7%)
Panama: 199 active cases (+ 46.3%)
Peru: 258 active cases (+ 11.2%)
Dominican Republic: 70 cases, (+ 218%) 2 deaths
Suriname: 4 active cases (+ 400%)
Trinidad & Tobago: 9 active cases (unchanged)
Venezuela: 65 active cases (+ 54.76%)

NEWS - INFORMATION

HAITI:
Port-au-Prince closure:
The Town Hall of Port-au-Prince prohibits all gatherings in the town: the rara can no longer go out, the nightclubs must remain closed and others ... The only restaurants authorized are mobile restaurants and delivery vehicles of meal. All places where you can meet that are not essential, such as gyms, internet cafe, bar, and others must remain closed.

Telephone number and Email "Health Alert":
3104 0001 - Artibonite - alert.sante.01@mspp.gouv.ht
3104 0002 - Center - alert.sante.02@mspp.gouv.ht
3104 0003 - Grand'Anse - alert.sante.03@mspp.gouv.ht
3104 0004 - Nippes - alert.sante.04@mspp.gouv.ht
3104 0005 - North - alert.sante.05@mspp.gouv.ht
3104 0006 - Northeast - alert.sante.06@mspp.gouv.ht
3104 0007 - Northwest - alert.sante.07@mspp.gouv.ht
3104 0008 - West - alert.sante.08@mspp.gouv.ht
3104 0009 - South - alert.sante.09@mspp.gouv.ht
3104 0010 - Southeast alert.sante.10@mspp.gouv.ht
3104 0011 - National - alert.sante.11@mspp.gouv.ht

These telephone numbers from the Ministry of Public Health are available 24 hours a day.

Country closure :
At midnight on Friday March 20, all ports, airports and border points with the Dominican Republic were closed to the movement of people until further notice. Will remain open for the transport of goods, ports, airports and land border points, according to a decision of the Haitian government.

UNITED STATES:
All US visas suspended worldwide:
Following the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the United States Department of State announced the temporary suspension of the issuance of visas to all American consulates and embassies around the world. "Embassies and consulates will cancel all regular immigrant and non-immigrant visa appointments as of March 20, 2020. If resources permit, embassies and consulates will continue to provide emergency visa services "Said the press release from the State Department.

Donald Trump excludes total containment of the United States:
Friday March 20, Donald Trump excluded, a total containment of the United States estimating "I do not think that we will consider that necessary one day" in addition Washington announced the closing of the borders with Mexico as with Canada for all the voyages not essential

5 States cease all activities :
After California, New York State, Illinois, New Jersey and Connecticut on Friday decreed all non-essential activities to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC :
Situation Friday 20 March:
Friday in press conference Rafael Sánchez Cárdenas the Minister of Public Health said that 70 active cases of Covid-19 had been confirmed and are in isolation. Of the 271 people under active surveillance, 132 tests were negative, 78 people were placed in segregation at home and 61 in hospital segregation. 23 test results are expected.

Confirmed cases have been detected mainly in four provinces of the country: National District, Samana, Santiago and Puerto Plata.

No more public transport :
Friday, the Minister of the Presidency, Gustavo Montalvo, President of the High Level Commission for the prevention and control of coronaviruses indicated that the Dominican Government had prohibited the circulation of intercity buses and minibuses to prevent the spread of Covid-19 . The services of the Metropolitan Office of Bus, Cable Car and Metro of Santo Domingo are also suspended until further notice. This measure took effect Saturday March 21 at 6:00 a.m.

Curfew in force throughout the country :
President Danilo Medina has declared a national curfew from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. from Friday, March 20 until Friday, April 3. Consequently, the movement of vehicles and people is prohibited during the curfew. The hospital staff is an exception among others. According to our information in Puerto Plata, Moca, Mao, San Francisco de Macorís, La Vega and Santo-Domingo, the population generally respected the curfew. Twenty people in violation in the capital were arrested and released at the end of the curfew.

FRANCE :
Jérôme Salomon, the Director General of Health, announced that 5,226 cases were hospitalized, 1,297 of them being in intensive care specifying "Half of the people in intensive care are under 60 years old [...] Since the first case in the French territory 1,600 patients have left hospitals and are considered cured."

Tips :
Basic advice protect yourself and avoid the spread of Covid-19 as much as possible, in case of introduction 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 close contact with someone 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;
  • Avoid large gatherings as much as possible;

See also :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30311-haiti-flash-president-moise-declares-a-state-of-health-emergency-text-of-the-order.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30310-haiti-flash-2-cases-of-covid-19-confirmed-in-the-country.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30307-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-march-19-2020.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30258-haiti-flash-new-measures-for-travelers-related-to-covid-19.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30230-haiti-notice-preventive-measures-against-the-risk-of-introduction-of-covid-19.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30218-haiti-flash-haiti-among-the-most-vulnerable-countries-face-the-covid-19.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30165-haiti-flash-first-case-of-covid-19-in-the-dominican-republic.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30143-haiti-flash-health-alert-of-the-ministry-of-health-on-the-coronavirus.html
https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-30015-icihaiti-health-haiti-now-has-the-means-to-detect-the-new-coronavirus-covid-19.html

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