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Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 18, 2020
18/04/2020 11:25:34

Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 18, 2020
GLOBAL SITUATION :
Saturday April 18, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide by the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 2,256,844 confirmed cases (+ 4.22%), or 91,344 new cases more than the day before (95,681): https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30554-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-17-2020.html

Since the start of the pandemic, 571,851 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+ 3.79%), 20,864 more than yesterday (33,056).

Since the start of the pandemic 154,350 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+ 5.93%), which is 8,645 more than yesterday (8,512).

The number of people infected worldwide (excluding deaths and healings) is currently 1,530,643 (+ 4.21%), or 61,835 more than yesterday (54,113).

Since the start of the pandemic, 149,714 deaths (+ 6.13%) have been recorded outside China, or 8,645 more deaths than yesterday (7,223).

Since the start of the pandemic 2,173,060 cases have been confirmed (+ 4.8%) outside China, ie 91,316 more than yesterday (95,327) for a total of 185 countries (unchanged).

TOP 5 of the countries with the most active cases :
1st - USA: 610,028 (+ 4.83%)
2nd - France: 109.252 (+ 0.003%)
3rd - Italy: 106,962 cases (+ 003%)
4th - Spain: 96,040 cases (-5.73%)
5th - United Kingdom: 94,766 cases (+ 5.28%)

TOP 5 of the countries with the most deaths :
1st - USA: 37,079 deaths (+ 11.4%)
2nd - Italy: 22,745 deaths (+ 2.59%)
3rd - Spain: 20.002 deaths (+ 3.56%)
4th - France: 18.703 deaths (+ 4.25%)
5th - United Kingdom 14,607 deaths (+ 6.16%)

DIASPORA :

United States :
610,028 active confirmed cases (+ 4.83%) or 28,125 more than yesterday (25,962) and 37,079 deaths (+ 11.4%) or 3,793 more than yesterday (2,301).

Healings : 59,672 people (+ 6.11%) or 3,436 more than yesterday (3,498).

Tests : 3,574,392 people were tested with the Covid-19 coronavirus throughout the entire American territory (+ 4.5%), ie 153,998 more than the previous day (158,783) including 573,223 in New State -York (+22,644) and 239,982 in Florida (+15,841).

Canada : 20,013 active confirmed cases (+ 4.64%) or 929 more than yesterday (1.749) and 1.356 deaths (+ 10.15%) or 125 more than yesterday (221).

Healings : 10,559 people (+ 8.53%) or 830 more than yesterday (750).

France : 109,252 active confirmed cases (+ 0.003%) or 405 more than yesterday (2,641) and 18,703 deaths (+ 4.25%) or 762 more than yesterday (774).

Healings : 35,009 people (+ 5.02%) or 1.672 more than yesterday (1.867).

Argentina : 1,963 active cases (+ 2.45%)
Bahamas : 36 active cases (-7.69%)
Brazil : 18,024 active cases (+ 20.86%)
Chile : 5,515 active cases (+ 2.07%)
Colombia : 2,652 active cases (+ 4.45%)
Cuba : 700 active cases (+ 5.42%)
Ecuador : 7,191 active cases (+ 2.96%)
French Guinea : 96 cases (unchanged)
Cayman Islands : 60 active cases (unchanged)
Jamaica : 133 active cases (+ 13.68%)
Martinique : 150 cases (-5.0%, death update 8)
Guadeloupe : 137 cases (-5.52%, death update 8)
Mexico : 4,204 active cases (+ 14.0%)
Panama : 3,972 active cases (+ 4.28%)
Peru : 6,648 active cases (-18.0% update cures)
Haiti : 41 active cases (+ 2.5%)
Dominican Republic : 3,658 (+ 9.39%)
Trinidad & Tobago : 86 active cases (unchanged)

NEWS - INFORMATION

HAITI :
Epidemiological situation :
The Ministry of Public Health informs that 1 new case of Covid-19 in Haiti (+ 2.5%) has been confirmed in the North West Department by the National Laboratory, bringing the total to 41 active cases and 44 cases confirmed since the beginning 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(43.2% women and 56.8% men)



Confirmed cases by department :
Artibonite: 4 cases
Center: 1 case
Nippes: 2 cases
North East: 8 cases
North West: 1 case
West: 24 cases
Southeast: 4 cases

Age groups: 0-19 years 4 cases, 20-44 years 19 cases, 45-64 years 15 cases and 65 years and over 6 cases.
Number of suspected cases : 498 (+ 2.68%) or 13 more.

Healings :: 0

Death : 3

Mortality rate : 6.98%

UNITED STATES :
Epidemiological situation :
New York City: 118,459 (+ 6.08%) or 6,790 more than the day before (4,266) and 13,202 deaths (+ 15.0%) or 1,725 ​​more than the day before (578).

Miami Dade (FL): 8,629 cases (+ 5.97%) or 486 more than the day before (235) and 195 deaths (+ 6.56%) or 12 more than the day before (28). Florida: 3,809 people are hospitalized (+ 5.37%), 194 more than the day before (213).

New York State since the start of the epidemic: 235,395 cases (+ 5.23%), or 11,704 more than the day before (8,859) and 17,131 deaths (+ 15.5%), or 2,299 more than the day before (759). 52,424 people are hospitalized (+ 3.9%) or 1,974 more than the day before (4,249)

Mortality rate (New York State) : 7.28%

QUEBEC :
Epidemiological situation :
16,798 cases since the start of the pandemic (+ 5.9%) or 941 more than the day before (997) and 688 deaths (+ 9.21%) or 58 more than the day before (143).

Healings : 3,068 (+ 7.99%) or 227 more than the day before (350).

1,076 hospitalized cases (-2.8%) or 32 less than the day before (+124) including 207 (-0.009%) in intensive care or 2 less since the day before (+9). 3rd day of decline.

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 7,760 active cases (+ 6.58%), or 479 more than the day before (451) and 46.2% of all cases of Province.

TOP 5 of the most contaminated boroughs in Montreal :
1 - Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 775 + 58 cases
2 - Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 535 +54 cases
3 - Villeray – Saint-Michel – Parc-Extension: 467 +38 cases
4 - Montreal North: 490 +47 cases
5 - Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve 430 cases +34 cases

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec :
1 - Montreal: 7,760 +479 cases
2 - Montérégie: 1,920 +113 cases
3 - Laval: 1,772 +152 cases
4 - Lanaudière: 1,207 +67 cases
5 - Mauricie-et-Center-du-Québec: 917 +26 cases.

Mortality rate : 4.10%

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC :
Epidemiological situation :
3,658 active cases (+ 9.39%) or 314 more than the previous day (127).
200 people died since March 1 (+ 2.0%), 4 more than the day before (7).

5 provinces represent 75% of all deaths: Duarte (32%), Santo Domingo (17%) National District (13%), 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: 1,078 + 63 cases
2 - Santo Domingo: 673 +46 cases
3 - Santiago: 528 +52 cases
4 - Duarte: 416 +61 cases
5 - La Vega: 280 +21 cases

773 cases are in hospital isolation (+ 24.0%), ie 150 more than the day before (63) and 2,885 in home quarantine (+ 6.0%), or 164 more than the day before (64).

Healings : 268 (+ 24.6%) or 53 more than the day before (+7).

Mortality rate : 4.85%

FRANCE :
Epidemiological situation :
109,252 active cases (+ 0.003%), i.e. 405 more cases than the previous day (2,641).

31,190 people hospitalized (-0.003%) or 115 less than the day before (-474) including 6,027 in intensive care (-3.54%) or 221 less than the day before (-219) 9th day of decline (in intensive care).

Healings : 34,414 (+ 4.90%) or 1,608 more than the day before (1,336).

Since the start of the epidemic, 18,681 people in total have died (+ 4.12%), ie 740 more than the day before (774) including 7,203 deaths in accommodation establishments for dependent elderly people and medical and social centers (+5.0 %) or 343 more since the day before (336).

Mortality rate : 12.54%

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 confused with other viral infections. Between 15% and 17% of infected people would need medical assistance, whether it be a drug treatment or a short assistance linked to respiratory problems and between 3% and 5% would need a hospitalization to deal with the symptoms caused by Covid-19 in combination with other comorbidity factors.

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-30554-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-17-2020.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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