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Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 19, 2020
19/04/2020 11:23:25

Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 19, 2020
GLOBAL SITUATION :
Sunday, April 19, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 2,338,335 confirmed cases (+ 3.61%), or 81,491 new cases more than the day before (91,344). 3rd day of decline: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30562-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-18-2020.html

Since the start of the pandemic 598,942 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+ 4.74%), 27,091 more than yesterday (20,864).

Since the start of the pandemic 161,030 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+ 4.33%), which is 6,680 more than yesterday (8,645).

The number of people infected worldwide (excluding deaths and healings) is currently 1,578,363 (+ 3.12%), 47,720 more than yesterday (61,835).

Since the start of the pandemic, 156,394 deaths (+ 4.46%) have been recorded outside China, or 6,680 deaths more than yesterday (8,645).

Since the start of the pandemic 2,254,531 cases have been confirmed (+ 3.75%) outside China, which is 81,471 more than yesterday (91,316) for a total of 185 countries (unchanged).

TOP 5 of the countries with the most active cases :
1st - USA: 629.378 (+ 3.17%)
2nd - France: 111,821 (+ 2.35%)
3rd - Italy: 107,771 cases (+ 0.003%)
4th - United Kingdom: 99.402 cases (+ 4.89%) advance by one place
5th - Spain: 98,980 cases (+ 3.0%) fell by one place

TOP 5 of the countries with the most deaths :
1st - USA: 39,090 deaths (+ 5.42%)
2nd - Italy: 23,227 deaths (+ 2.12%)
3rd - Spain: 20,639 deaths (+ 3.18%)
4th - France: 19,349 deaths (+ 3.45%)
5th - United Kingdom 15,498 deaths (+ 6.1%)

DIASPORA :

United States :
629,378 active confirmed cases (+ 3.17%) or 19,350 more than yesterday (28,125) and 39,090 deaths (+ 5.42%) or 2,011 more than yesterday (3,793).

Healings : 66,819 people (+ 11.98%) or 7,147 more than yesterday (3,436).

Tests : 3,723,634 people were tested with the Covid-19 coronavirus on the whole of the American territory (+ 4.18%), that is 149,242 more than the day before (153,998) including 596,532 in the State of New- York (+23.309) and 251.354 in Florida (+11.372). To date 11.4% of the entire American population has been tested.

Canada : 21,650 active confirmed cases (+ 8.18%) or 1,637 more than yesterday (929) and 1,520 deaths (+ 12.09%) or 164 more than yesterday (125).

Healings : 11,216 people (+ 6.22%) or 657 more than yesterday (830).

France : 111,821 active confirmed cases (+ 2.35%) or 2,569 more than yesterday (405) and 19,349 deaths (+ 3.45%) or 646 more than yesterday (762).

Healings : 36,588 people (+ 4.51%) or 1,579 more than yesterday (1,672).

Argentina : 2,022 active cases (+ 3.0%)
Bahamas : 36 active cases (unchanged)
Brazil : 20,527 active cases (+ 13.89%)
Chile : 5,569 active cases (+ 0.009%)
Colombia : 2,764 active cases (+ 4.22%)
Cuba : 727 active cases (+ 3.86%)
Ecuador : 7,558 active cases (+ 5.1%)
French Guinea : 96 cases (unchanged)
Martinique : 151 cases (+ 1 case)
Guadeloupe : 140 cases (+ 2.19%)
Cayman Islands : 60 active cases (unchanged)
Jamaica : 143 active cases (+ 7.52%)
Mexico : 4,220 active cases (+ 0.003%)
Panama : 4,013 active cases (+ 1.03%)
Peru : 7,388 active cases (+ 11.1%)
Haiti : 41 active cases (unchanged)
Dominican Republic : 3,806 (+ 4.0%)
Trinidad & Tobago : 85 active cases (-1 case)

NEWS - INFORMATION

HAITI :
Epidemiological situation :
44 cases confirmed 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, 41 active cases (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

Healings :: 0

Death : 3

Mortality rate : 6.82%

UNITED STATES :
Epidemiological situation :
New York City: 122,370 (+ 3.3%) or 3,911 more than the previous day (6,790) and 13,157 deaths (data not updated).

Miami Dade (FL): 8,847 cases (+ 2.53%) or 218 more than the day before (486) and 198 deaths (+ 1.54%) or 3 more than the day before (12). Florida: 3,908 people are hospitalized (+ 2.6%), 99 more than the day before (194).

New York State: 242,570 cases since the start of the epidemic (+ 3.05%), or 7.175 more than the previous day (11.704) and 17.627 deaths (+ 2.9%), or 496 (News York City not included) than the previous standby (2,299). 54,339 people are hospitalized (+ 3.6%) or 1,915 more than the day before (1,974)

Mortality rate (New York State) : 7.27%

NEWS: Reopening of beaches in Florida :
The Governor of Florida Ron de Santis announced the lifting of certain restrictions and authorized in particular the reopening of the beaches, which caused the rush of many beach lovers, especially in Jacksonville…

QUEBEC :
Epidemiological situation :
17,521 cases since the start of the pandemic (+ 4.3%) or 723 more than the day before (941) and 805 deaths (+ 17.0%) or 117 more than the day before (58).

Healings : 3.315 (+ 8.0%) or 247 more than the day before (227).

1,130 hospitalized cases (+ 5.0%) or 54 more than the day before (-32) of which 258 (+ 24.6%) in intensive care or 51 more since the day before (-2).

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 8,052 active cases (+ 3.76%), 292 more than the previous day (479) and 45.9% of all cases of Province.

TOP 5 of the most contaminated boroughs in Montreal :
1 - Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 799 + 24 cases
2 - Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 594 +59 cases
3 - Montreal North: 527 +37 cases (advance by one place)
4 - Villeray – Saint-Michel – Parc-Extension: 487 +20 cases (down one place)
5 - Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve 459 cases +29 cases

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec :
1 - Montreal: 8,052 +292 cases
2 - Montérégie: 2,052 +132 cases
3 - Laval: 1,897 +125 cases
4 - Lanaudière: 1,244 +37 cases
5 - Mauricie-et-Center-du-Québec: 947 +30 cases.

Mortality rate : 4.59%

NEWS: Extension of the state of Emergency in Montreal
On Saturday, the City of Montreal announced the extension of the state of emergency in effect on its territory until April 22.

NEWS: The border with the USA closed for one more month
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday, faced with Trump’s over-optimism, warned that it will be "still many weeks" before the border between the two countries reopens. Canada and the United States have agreed to extend the travel ban across the border in effect since March 21 by 30 days (until May 21) (except for commercial travel essential) which was due to end on April 21.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC :
Epidemiological situation :
3,806 active cases (+ 4.0%), 148 more than the previous day (314).
217 people died since March 1 (+ 8.5%), 17 more than the day before (4).

5 provinces represent 74% of all deaths: Duarte (30%), Santo Domingo (16%) National District (13%), Santiago (11%) and Puerto Plata (4%)

Top 5 of the most infected provinces :
(Number of cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic)
1 - National district: 1,107 + 29 cases
2 - Santo Domingo: 719 +46 cases
3 - Santiago: 553 +25 cases
4 - Duarte: 439 +23 cases
5 - La Vega: 308 +28 cases

776 cases are in hospital isolation, 3 more than the day before (150) and 3,030 in home quarantine (+ 5.0%), or 145 more than the day before (164).

Healings : 312 (+ 16.4%) or 44 more than the day before (+53). For the fourth consecutive day, the number of healing is greater than that of deaths

Mortality rate : 5.01%

FRANCE :
Epidemiological situation :
111,821 active cases (+ 2.35%) or 2,569 more cases than the previous day (405).

30,515 people hospitalized (-2.1%) or 675 less than the day before (-115) including 5,733 in intensive care (-4.88%) or 294 less than the day before (-221) 10th day of decline (in intensive care).

Healings : 36,588 (+ 6.3%) or 2,174 more than the day before (1,608).

Since the start of the epidemic, 19,349 people in total have died (+ 3.58%), or 668 more than the day before (740) including 7,481 deaths in accommodation establishments for dependent elderly people and medical-social centers (+3.86 %) or 278 more since the day before (343).

Mortality rate : 12.65%

EUROPE :
With 1,136,672 confirmed cases (+ 5.0% since April 17 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30554-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-17-2020.html ) or 54,537 more cases and 100.501 deaths (+ 8.1%) or 7.601 more deaths; Europe is the continent most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic with 48.5% of all global cases and 62.3% of all deaths in the world.

NEWS: Surprising African record :
21,080 confirmed cases on the African continent (in total in 52 countries), 1,078 deaths and 5,116 cures. Most affected countries by region: South Africa 3,034 cases Mauritius (East), 325 cases, Burkina Faso (West) 565, Cameroon (Center) 1,017, Egypt (North) 3,032 cases. While Donalkd Trump casts doubt on the death rate in China of 0.33 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants affirming "This figure is impossible. It is an impossible figure to reach. ”One can wonder what would be the reaction of the American President to the death rate in Africa 4 times lower than that of China (0.08% per 100,000 inhabitants) for a continent populated by 1 billion 200 million Africans (2016)

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 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-30562-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-18-2020.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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