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Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 16, 2020
16/04/2020 10:57:16

Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 16, 2020
GLOBAL SITUATION :
Thursday April 16, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide with the Coridavirus Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 2,069,819 confirmed cases (+ 4.11%), or 81,676 new cases more than the day before (63,265): https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30537-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-15-2020.html

Since the start of the pandemic 517,931 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+ 4.77%), 23,563 more than yesterday (35,803).

Since the start of the pandemic 137,193 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+ 8.15%), 10,334 more than yesterday (7,093).

The number of people infected worldwide (excluding deaths and recoveries) is currently 1,414,695 (+ 3.50%), 47,779 more than yesterday (19,736).

Since the start of the pandemic, 133,846 deaths (+ 8.37%) have been recorded outside China, or 10,334 more deaths than yesterday (7,040).

Since the start of the pandemic 1,986,417 cases have been confirmed (+ 4.29%) outside China, which is 81,625 more than yesterday (62,284) for a total of 185 countries (unchanged).


TOP 5 of the countries with the most active cases :
1st - USA: 555,941 (+ 4.21%)
2nd - France: 106.206 (+ 2.54%) one place ahead
3rd - Italy: 105,418 cases (+ 1.0%) fell by one place
4th - Spain: 90.994 cases (+ 3.0%)
5th - United Kingdom: 86,227 cases (+ 4.65%)

TOP 5 of the countries with the most deaths :
1st - USA: 30,985 deaths (+ 18.91%)
2nd - Italy: 21,645 deaths (+ 2.74%)
3rd - Spain: 18,812 deaths (+ 3.0%)
4th - France: 17,167 deaths (+ 9.0%)
5th - United Kingdom 12,894 deaths (+ 6.31%)

DIASPORA :

United States :
555,941 active confirmed cases (+ 4.21%) or 22,448 more than yesterday (18,856) and 30,985 deaths (+ 18.91%) or 4,928 more than yesterday (2,408).

Healings : 52,738 people (+ 5.55%) or 2,772 more than yesterday (5,658).

Tests : 3,261,611 people were tested with the Covid-19 coronavirus throughout the entire American territory (i.e. 141,230) more than the previous day, including 526,012 in New York State (+26,869) and 213,896 in Florida (+8,574).

Canada : 18,264 active confirmed cases (+ 1.89%) or 339 more than yesterday (783) and 1,010 deaths (+ 11.85%) or 107 more than yesterday (123).

Healings : 8,979 people (+ 9.0%) or 744 more than yesterday (477).

France : 106,206 active confirmed cases (+ 2.54%) or 2,633 more than yesterday (8,683) and 17,167 deaths (+ 9.0%) or 1,417 more than yesterday (764).

Healings : 31,470 people (+ 8.0%) or 2,349 more than yesterday (1,120).

Argentina : 1,863 active cases (+ 4.72%)
Bahamas : 39 active cases (+ 11.4%)
Brazil : 13,126 active cases (+ 2.98%)
Chile : 5,242 active cases (+ 1.22%)
Colombia : 2,522 active cases (+ 0.9%)
Cuba : 639 active cases (+ 4.24%)
Ecuador : 6,690 active cases (+ 2.3%)
French Guinea : 86 cases (Unchanged)
Cayman Islands : 60 active cases (+13.21)
Jamaica : 99 active cases (+ 25.3%)
Martinique : 158 cases (+ 15.3%)
Guadeloupe : 145 cases (+5.84)
Mexico : 3,273 active cases (+ 20.42%)
Panama : 3,573 active cases (+ 4.87%)
Peru : 8,113 active cases (+ 12.6%)
Haiti : 38 active cases (+ 2.7%)
Dominican Republic : 3,217 (+ 9.38%)
Trinidad & Tobago : 86 active cases (-2.2%)

NEWS - INFORMATION

HAITI :
Epidemiological situation :
The Ministry of Public Health and Population informs that a new case of Covid-19 in Haiti has been confirmed in the Department of the West by the National Laboratory, bringing the total to 41 confirmed cases including 38 active cases (+ 2.5%) since the start of the epidemic (March 19, 2020) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30319-haiti-health-origin-of-the-first-2-cases-of-covid-19-in-haiti.html (44% women and 56% men)

Case confirmed by department :
Artibonite: 4 cases
Center: 1 case
Nippes: 2 cases
North East: 7 cases
North West: 1 case
West: 22 cases
Southeast: 4 cases

0-19 years: 4 cases; 20-44 years: 16 cases; 45-64 years: 15 cases and 65 and over 6 cases

Number of suspicious cases : 453 (+ 3.19%) or 14 more.

Healings :: 0

Death : 3

Mortality rate : 7.32 (-018%)

UNITED STATES :
Epidemiological situation :
New York City: 107.403 cases (+ 4.73%) or 4.853 more than the day before (3.146) and 10.899 deaths (+ 37.87%) or 2.994 more than the day before (556).

Miami Dade (FL): 7,908 cases (+ 4.26%) or 323 more than the day before (237) and 155 deaths (+ 24.0%) or 30 more than the day before (16). Florida: 3,402 people are hospitalized (+ 19.9%), ie 199 more than the day before.

New York State since the start of the epidemic: 214,832 cases (+ 5.63%) or 11,455 more than the day before (7,231) and 14,073 deaths (+ 29.8%) or 3,231 more than the day before (784). 46,201 people are hospitalized (+ 8.17%) or 3,489 more than the day before (hospitalization on April 14, April 15 update not available)

Mortality rate : 6.55% (+ 1.22%)

Trump thinks the peak is over :
Wednesday April 15 during his daily press conference Donald Trump said "The battle continues but the data suggests that across the country we have passed the peak of new cases [...] These encouraging advances have placed us in a very solid to finalize directives for the States to reopen the country [...] we will speak with the governors, we will have information on certain openings [...] We will reopen States, some much earlier than others. Some may even reopen before the May 1 deadline, "adding that he would present the main guidelines for reviving the US economy on Thursday.

Covid-19: USA curve as of April 16, 2020 :



QUEBEC :
Epidemiological situation :
14,860 cases since the start of the pandemic (+ 4.3%) or 612 more than the day before (691) and 487 deaths (+ 11.9%) or 52 more than the day before (75).

Healings : 2,491 (+ 16.0%) or 345 more than the day before (164).

984 hospitalized cases (+ 5.13%) or 48 more than the day before (57) of which 218 (-5.2%) in intensive care or 12 less since the day before (+4).

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec, where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 6,830 active cases (+ 3.05%), 202 more than the day before (235) and 45.9% of all case of the Province.

TOP 5 of the most contaminated boroughs in Montreal :
1 - Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 671 + 30 cases
2 - Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 417 +25 cases
3 - Villeray – Saint-Michel – Parc-Extension: 390 +23 cases
4 - Montreal North: 404 +47 cases
5 - Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve 359 cases (enters the Top 5)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec :
1 - Montreal: 6830 +202 cases
2 - Montérégie: 1.686 +121 cases
3 - Laval: 1.455 +97 cases
4 - Lanaudière: 1,026 +80 cases
5 - Mauricie-et-Center-du-Québec: 862 +32 cases.

Mortality rate : 3.28% (+ 0.23%)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC :
Epidemiological situation :
3,217 active cases (+ 13.35%) or 379 more than the previous day (103).
189 people died since March 1 (+ 3.28%), 6 more than the day before (10).

5 provinces represent 74% of all deaths: Duarte (33%), Santo Domingo (16%) National District (12%), Santiago (8%) and Hermanas Mirabal (5%)

Top 5 of the most infected provinces :
(Number of cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic)
1 - National district: 1,003 + 44 cases
2 - Santo Domingo: 621 +57 cases
3 - Santiago: 463 +24 cases
4 - Duarte: 350 +35 cases
5 - La Vega: 222 +13 cases

560 cases are in hospital isolation (+ 22.0%), ie 101 more than the day before (22) and 2,657 in quarantine at home (+ 7.05%), or 175 more than the day before (81).

Healings : 208 (+ 28.4%) or 46 more than the day before (10).

Mortality rate : 5.23% (- 0.34%)

FRANCE :
Epidemiological situation :
106,206 active cases (+ 9.15%) or 2,633 more than the previous day (8,693).

31,779 people hospitalized (-1.1%) or 352 less than the day before (+18) including 6,467 in intensive care (-3.9%) or 263 less than the day before (91) 7th day of decline (in intensive care).

Healings : 31,470 (+ 8.0%) or 2,350 more than the day before (1,120).

Since the start of the epidemic, 17,167 people in total have died (+ 9.0%), or 1,417 more than the previous day, including 6,524 deaths in accommodation establishments for dependent elderly people and medical and social centers (+ 19.2%). 1.054 more since the day before (91).

Mortality rate : 12.77% (+ 0.78%)

Latest scientific information :
Based on the latest information from the scientific community: between 80% and 85% of those who contract Covid-19 have no symptoms, or some very mild and often mistaken for other viral infections. Between 15% and 17% of infected people would need medical assistance, whether it is a drug treatment or a short assistance linked to respiratory problems and between 3% and 5% would need a hospitalization to face the symptoms caused by coviud-19 in combination with other comorbidity factors.

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-30537-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-15-2020.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30481-haiti-flash-2nd-death-of-covid-19.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30454-haiti-flash-covid-19-first-death-in-haiti.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30461-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-6-2020.html
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-30405-haiti-covid-19-moise-promises-food-to-1-million-families-and-cash-to-15-million-others.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30401-haiti-covid-19-president-moise-announces-a-package-of-economic-relief.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30411-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-march-31-2020.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-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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