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Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 1, 2020
01/04/2020 11:13:13

Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 1, 2020
GLOBAL SITUATION :
Wednesday, April 1, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide with the Coridavirus Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, amounted to 862,234 confirmed cases (+ 9.47%) compared to the previous day or 74,603 more compared to the previous day (Official sources) : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30411-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-march-31-2020.html

Since the start of the pandemic, 178,836 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+ 7.24%), 12,068 more than yesterday.

The number of people infected worldwide is currently 640.994 (+ 9.9%), 57.971 more than yesterday.

Since the start of the pandemic 42,404 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+ 12.18%), which is 4,564 more than yesterday.

Since the start of the pandemic 39,088 deaths (+ 13.2%) have been recorded outside China, ie 4,557 more deaths than yesterday.

Since the start of the pandemic outside China 779,873 cases have been confirmed (+ 10.56%), or 74,482 more than yesterday in 180 countries.

TOP 5 of the countries with the most active cases :
1st - USA: 178,456 cases (+ 14.77%)
2nd - Italy: 77,635 cases (+ 2.79%)
3rd - Spain: 68,200 cases (+ 7.47%)
4th - Germany: 54,933 cases (+ 3.8%)
5th - France: 39,783 cases (+ 16.41%)

TOP 5 of the countries with the most deaths :
1st - Italy: 12,428 deaths.
2nd - Spain: 8.474 deaths.
3rd - France: 3,532 deaths (advance one place)
4th - China: 3.316 deaths (one place down)
5th - Iran: 2,898 deaths

DIASPORA :

United States :
178,416 confirmed active cases (+ 14.74%) or 22,921 more than yesterday and 4,081 deaths (+ 28.7%) or 911 more than yesterday.

Canada : 6,897 active confirmed cases (+ 8.8%), 558 more than yesterday and 102 deaths (+ 14.6%), 13 more than yesterday.

France : 39,783 confirmed active cases (+ 16.41%), or 5,607 more than yesterday and 3,502 deaths in hospital (+ 15.58%), or 472 more than yesterday.

Argentina: 787 active cases (+ 10.22%)
Bahamas: 14 active cases (+ 7.69%)
Brazil: 5,483 active cases (+ 25.5%)
Chile: 2,570 active cases (+ 12.47%)
Colombia: 859 active cases (+ 11.7%)
Cuba: 172 active cases (+ 6.17%)
Ecuador: 2,165 active cases (+ 17.0%)
French Guinea: 36 active cases (-2.7%)
Cayman Islands: 13 active cases (+ 18.1%)
Jamaica: 34 active cases (+ 3.0%)
Martinique: 98 active cases (+ 6.5%)
Mexico: 1,151 active cases (+ 11.64%)
Panama: 1,142 active cases (+ 9.9%)
Peru: 641 active cases (-36.1%) update 394 healings
Haiti: 15 active cases (+ 7.14%) 1 cure
Dominican Republic: 1,053 (+ 16.87%) 5 healings
Suriname: 10 active cases (+ 25.0%)
Trinidad & Tobago: 84 active cases (+ 3.7%)
Venezuela: 99 active cases (+ 6.45%)

NEWS - INFORMATION

HAITI :
The number of Covid-19 cases has doubled in 6 days :
The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 coronavirus doubled in 6 days in Haiti, from 8 cases on March 25th https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30365-haiti-flash-8-cases-of-covid-19-confirmed.html to 16 cases on March 31, 2020 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30413-haiti-flash-the-number-of-confirmed-cases-of-covid-19-has-doubled.html

10 million masks produced in Haiti :
Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe, confirmed to have already ordered 10 million masks from factories authorized in Haiti. Georges B. Sassine the President of the Association of Industries of Haiti (ADIH) indicated that a million washable masks will be produced free of charge as a contribution in the fight against the spread of Covid-19 and that they will be available Friday April 3. Subsequently, a second order for 10 million masks is planned.

UNITED STATES :
Epidemiological situation :
New York City: 42,023 active cases (+ 13.0%) or 4,850 more than yesterday and 1,096 deaths (+ 19.9%) or 182 more than yesterday.

Miami Dade (FL): 2,116 active cases (+ 24.69%) or 419 more than yesterday and 7 deaths (+ 75%).

Tuesday Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State had 75,795 confirmed cases (+ 13.98%) compared to the previous day, which is 9,298 more than the previous day and 1,550 deaths (+ 27.26%), or 332 more than 24 hours.

Covid-19 could cause up to 240,000 deaths in the United States :
911 people have died from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours in the United States. Donald Trump prepares the United States for "two very difficult weeks". On Tuesday Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Deborah Birx, the federal response coordinator, presented estimates of the evolution of Covid-19 in the coming months. United States which could cause between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths. However, Deborah Birx assured that these estimates were not inevitable stressing "[...] everything is based on behavior. Each of our behaviors can change the course of this pandemic [...]" Anthony Fauci added "This is a figure that we have to anticipate, but we don't necessarily have to accept it as inevitable."

Trump : 2,000 billion investment program :
President Donald Trump has called for a $ 2,000 billion economic stimulus package to upgrade US infrastructure. This program would cover, among other things: roads, bridges, water networks, energy resources and high speed internet.

QUEBEC :
Epidemiological situation :
In Quebec, 4,162 cases are confirmed (+ 21.34%), i.e. 732 more than yesterday and 31 deaths (+ 24.0%), or 6 more in 24 hours. In Montreal, the epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec, where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 200,000 members), 1,991 confirmed cases (+ 23.51%), 379 more than yesterday (47.8% of all cases in the Province ). 286 hospitalized cases (+51 cases in 24 hours) and 82 in intensive care (+4 cases)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec :
Montreal (1,991), Estrie (365), Montérégie (341), Laval (272) and Lanaudiere (249 cases).

TOP 5 of the most contaminated boroughs in Montreal :
Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (182 cases), Rosemont – La Petite Patrie (97), Plateau-Mont-Royal (80), LaSalle (78) and Ahuntsic – Cartierville (66).

410 establishments for elderly people contaminated :
According to Horacio Arrudam, the National Director of Public Health of Quebec, at least 410 establishments for the elderly in Quebec have reported cases of Covid-19 including: 114 cases in residences for seniors, 184 cases in Care Accommodation Centers Long-Term Care (CHSLD), 59 in intermediate resources and 53 in other living environments for the elderly.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC :
Epidemiological situation :
Tuesday in his daily report, the Minister of Public Health, Rafael Sánchez Cárdenas, reported that the number of confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic amounted to 1,109 cases (+ 23.09%) or 208 more in 24 hours. 51 people have died since March 1 (+ 21.4%) or 9 more since the day before.

Of the 1,109 confirmed cases, 926 who suffer from mild symptoms are in home isolation (+ 28.79%), ie 207 more people in 24 hours and 127 people are in hospital isolation. 65 suspected cases are under investigation.

The provinces with the highest number of confirmed people are : the National District (42%), Saint-Domingo (13%), Santiago (11%) and Duarte (8%).

Cases by province: San Pedro de Macorís reports (17 cases), La Vega (48), La Altagracia (29), Puerto Plata (16), Espaillat (15), Monseñor Nouel (11), Hermanas Mirabal (10), Samaná (9), Sánchez Ramírez (9), San Cristóbal (9), San Juan (5), María Trinidad Sánchez (4), Barahona (3), Santiago Rodríguez (2), Peravia (4), Hato Mayor (2) , Valverde (2), Independencia (1), Pedernales ((1), Monte Plata (1), Monte Cristi (1) respectively.

Only the provinces of : Bahoruco, Dajabón, Elías Piña, El Seibo and San José de Ocoa do not present any case.

FRANCE :
Epidemiological situation :
Tuesday March 31, Jérome Salomon, the Director General of the Ministry of Health announced that 22,800 people are currently hospitalized or 1,854 more in 24 hours including 5,564 in intensive care (+ 8.9%) or 457 more than the day before. 3,502 deaths (+ 15.58%) or 472 more than yesterday (the deaths recorded by the Government are only those in hospitals excluding deaths at home, nursing homes, etc.) 9,522 people were cured

Easter school holidays prohibited :
The Minister of the Interior Christophe Castaner the Minister of the Interior declared that the start of the spring school holidays on Friday evening [Zone C: le-de-France and Occitanie] will not take place "Very concretely, we are not leaving on vacation during the confinement period" he stressed that controls on major highways had been tightened as well as at airports and stations warning offenders that "Any abuse will be penalized."

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 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-30413-haiti-flash-the-number-of-confirmed-cases-of-covid-19-has-doubled.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30411-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-march-31-2020.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30405-haiti-covid-19-moise-promises-food-to-1-million-families-and-cash-to-15-million-others.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30403-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-march-30-2020.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30389-haiti-flash-the-number-of-cases-of-covid-19-has-almost-doubled.html
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-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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