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Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin March 30, 2020
30/03/2020 11:50:33

Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin March 30, 2020
Monday March 30, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, amounted to 724,945 confirmed cases (+ 8.31%) compared to the previous day or 55,633 more cases compared to the previous day (Official sources): https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30395-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-march-29-2020.html

Since the start of the pandemic 152,314 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+ 7.19%), which is 10,214 more than yesterday.

The number of people infected worldwide (active cases) is currently 538,590 (+ 8.51%), 42,242 more than yesterday.

Since the start of the pandemic 34,041 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+ 10.29%), which is 3,177 more than yesterday.

Since the start of the pandemic outside China 642,789 cases have been confirmed (+ 9.46%), 55,538 more than yesterday in 177 countries.

Since the start of the pandemic 30,733 deaths (+ 11.5%) have been recorded outside China, which is 3,173 more than yesterday.

TOP 5 of the countries with the most active cases :
1st - USA: 135,677 cases (+ 13.17%)
2nd - Italy: 73,880 cases (+ 5.44%)
3rd - Spain: 58,598 cases (+ 6.6%)
4th - Germany: 52.683 (+ 6.8%)
5th - France: 30,886 cases (+ 2.7%)

TOP 5 of the countries with the most deaths :
1st - Italy: 10,779 deaths
2nd - Spain: 6.803 deaths
3rd - China: 3.308 deaths
4th - Iran: 2,640 deaths
5th - France: 2,611 deaths


United States :
135,677 active confirmed cases (+ 13.17%) or 15,794 more than yesterday and 2,513 deaths (+ 14.7%) or 322 more than yesterday.

Canada : 5,789 active confirmed cases (+ 12.89%) or 661 more than yesterday and 65 deaths (+ 6.5%) or 4 more than yesterday.

France : 30,886 active confirmed cases (+ 2.7%) or 822 more cases than yesterday and 2,611 deaths (+ 11.26%) or 294 more than yesterday.

Argentina: 709 active cases (+ 8.4%)
Bahamas: 13 active cases (+ 44.4%)
Brazil: 4,114 active cases (+ 8.72%)
Chile: 2,057 active cases (+ 11.67%)
Colombia: 682 active cases (+ 15.2%)
Cuba: 132 active cases (+ 17.86%)
Ecuador: 1,863 active cases (+ 5.1%)
French Guinea: 37 active cases (+ 68.1%)
Cayman Islands: 11 active cases (+ 57.1%)
Jamaica: 29 active cases (unchanged)
Martinique: 92 active cases (unchanged)
Mexico: 938 active cases (+ 13.2%)
Panama: 961 active cases (+ 9.2%)
Peru: 818 active cases (+ 28.0%)
Haiti: 14 active cases (unchanged)
Dominican Republic: 817 (+ 18.7%)
Suriname: 8 active cases (unchanged)
Trinidad & Tobago: 74 active cases (+ 2.78%)
Venezuela: 77 active cases (-1.28%) + 1 healing


Message from Wyclef Jean to the Haitian people :
"Haitian people, how are you ? It's Wyclef Jean, I think of you a lot.

At these times, it is very important that I tell you about this virus that is destroying the whole world, the Coronavirus.

I wanted to start with young people, young people you have to be very careful because you think you cannot die with this disease, but it is very important to protect elders, it is very important that young people protect elders.

Walk from a distance, wash your hands. You are asked to stay at home, the reason we ask you this is because if you go out and someone else has the disease you can get infected and bring the infection home, is very important.

You have to be very careful, there are a lot of things that are going to happen, you have to unite, to work together.

Me Wyclef Jean I do my part, you will do your part, but I tell you and repeat it again stay at home."

Green light for the manufacture of protective clothing and masks in Haiti :
The Association of Industries of Haiti (ADIH) has received official authorization from the Government for the reopening of certain factories, especially those with the possibility of manufacturing protective clothing and masks for the Haitian medical sector, meeting established health standards by the World Health Organization (WHO).

These factories have been visited by the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP), the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor (MAST) and Dr. William Pape of the Gheskio Centers who attest to this conformity.

These companies will work in strict compliance with national and international standards relating to work, in particular those concerning health and safety at work and directives of the Haitian Government. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30395-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-march-29-2020.html

Epidemiological situation :
New York City: 32,992 active cases (+ 9.63%) or 2,899 more than yesterday and 776 deaths (+ 15.48%) or 104 more than yesterday.

Miami Dade (FL): 1,469 active cases (+ 69.4%), 602 more cases than yesterday and 3 deaths.

New York State, 44% of all cases in the USA :
Sunday Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State had nearly 60,000 confirmed cases (± 15%) from the previous day and 965 deaths (+ 32.5%) or 237 more in 24 hours He stressed that other hot spots are appearing in the country, including New Jersey, Florida, Louisiana and the cities of Detroit and Chicago.

A Field Hospital in Central Pack :
Sunday "Samaritan's Purse", an evangelical humanitarian organization based in North Carolina installed a field hospital in Central Park in front of one of the hospitals of the group "Mount Sinai", in the East district of Harlem, to face the number of Covid-19 patients. This structure will be able to accommodate around sixty patients within 2 days

FDA approves treatment with hydroxychloroquine :
Sunday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the green light for the hospital use of the treatment with Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine against the coronavirus Covid-19 on the American territory. These treatments will be prescribed by doctors to adolescent and adult hospitalized patients in an appropriate manner. Health officials in the United States have warned the general public that they should never self-medicate. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30335-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-march-22-2020.html

Peak mortality around mid April :
Sunday Donald Trump estimated that the coronavirus death peak in the United States could be reached in two weeks, while extending the social distancing recommendations until April 30, 2020.

Epidemiological situation :
In Quebec 2,840 confirmed cases (+ 13.7%) or 343 more than yesterday and 22 deaths. In Montreal, the epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec, 1.361 cases are confirmed (+ 11.6%), 142 more than yesterday (47.9% of all cases in the Province). 192 people are hospitalized (+ 17.0%) including 72 in intensive care (+ 26.3%).

Epidemiological situation :
In his daily report Sunday, the Minister of Public Health, Rafael Sánchez Cárdenas, reported that the number of confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic amounted to 859 (+ 16.3%) or 140 more in 24 hours. 39 people died (+ 39.2%) or 11 more, emphasizing that 21 of the 39 deaths (53.8%) come from the Province of Duarte.

Of the 859 confirmed cases, 686 who suffer from mild symptoms are in home isolation (+ 18.0%) or 105 more people and 131 people (+ 8.26%) or 10 more than yesterday have in hospital isolation.

The majority of cases are concentrated in Greater Saint-Domingo and the Province of Duarte: National District (379 cases and 4 deaths), Duarte Province (88 cases and 21 deaths), Espaillat (15 cases), La Altagracia (21) , La Romana (15), La Vega (48) and Puerto Plata (16).

Epidemiological situation :
Sunday March 29, Jérome Salomon, the Director General of the Ministry of Health in his latest report announced that 19,354 people are currently hospitalized including 4,632 serious cases in intensive care specifying that 34% of patients in intensive care are under 60 years and that 359 new cases have gone into intensive care in the past 24 hours. He indicated that an increase in deaths is observed in 5 regions: Grand-Est, Hauts-de-France, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Corsica and Ile-de-France.

Since the start of the pandemic on French territory, 40,723 cases have been confirmed, 7,226 people have been cured and 2,611 have died.

Paris-Orly Airport suspends its activities :
Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, the Secretary of State for Transport, signed the decree relating to the temporary suspension of the commercial operation of Paris-Orly airport on a temporary basis from March 31, 2020 from 11:30 p.m. . It is up to Aéroports de Paris to allow airlines wishing to continue their activities to reallocate their flights at Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle airport.

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 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;

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