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Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 20, 2020
20/04/2020 11:36:36

Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 20, 2020
GLOBAL SITUATION :
Monday, April 20, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 2,411,553 confirmed cases (+ 3.13%), or 73,218 new cases more than the day before (81,491). 4th day where the number of daily cases decreasing : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30569-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-19-2020.html

Since the start of the pandemic 629,028 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+ 5.02%), 30,086 more than yesterday (27,091).

Since the start of the pandemic 165,273 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+ 2.63%), which is 4,243 more than yesterday (6,680).

The number of people infected worldwide (excluding deaths and recoveries) is currently 1,617,252 (+ 2.46%), 38,889 more than yesterday (47,720).

Since the start of the pandemic 160,702 deaths (+ 2.75%) have been recorded outside China, or 4,308 more deaths than yesterday (6,680).

Since the start of the pandemic 2,327,736 cases have been confirmed (+ 3.25%) outside China, ie 73,205 more than yesterday (81,471) for a total of 185 countries (unchanged).

TOP 5 of the countries with the most active cases :
1st - USA: 648,020 cases (+18,642)
2nd - France: 112,606 cases (+785)
3rd - Italy: 108,257 cases (+486)
4th - United Kingdom: 104,641 cases (+4,661)
5th - Spain: 99,179 cases (+190

TOP 5 of the countries with the most deaths :
1st - USA: 40,683 deaths (+1,593)
2nd - Italy: 23,660 deaths (+433)
3rd - Spain: 20,453 deaths (-186)
4th - France: 19,744 deaths (+395)
5th - United Kingdom 16,095 deaths (+597)

DIASPORA :

United States :
648,020 active confirmed cases (+ 2.96%) or 18,642 more than yesterday (19,350) and 39,090 deaths (+ 4.08%) or 1,593 more than yesterday (2,011).

Healings : 70,980 people (+ 6.23%) or 4,161 more than yesterday (7,147).

Tests : 3,882,002 people were tested with the Covid-19 coronavirus on the whole of the American territory (+ 4.25%), that is 158,368 more than the day before (149,241) including 617,555 in the State of New- York (+21.023) and 260.724 in Florida (+9.370).

Canada : 22,562 active confirmed cases (+ 4.21%) or 912 more than yesterday (1.637) and 1.625 deaths (+ 6.91%) or 105 more than yesterday (164). 4th day of the number of confirmed daily cases.

Healings : 11,852 people (+ 5.67%), or 636 more than yesterday (657).

France : 112,606 active confirmed cases (+ 0.007%) or 785 more than yesterday (2,569) and 19,744 deaths (+ 2.04%) or 395 more than yesterday (646).

Healings : 37,188 people (+ 1.64%) or 600 more than yesterday (1,579).

Argentina : 2,098 active cases (+76)
Bahamas : 40 active cases (+4)
Brazil : 13,882 active cases (-6,645 update healing)
Chile : 5,617 active cases (+48)
Colombia : 2,902 active cases (+138)
Cuba : 746 active cases (+19)
Ecuador : 7,933 active cases (+375)
French Guinea : 97 cases (+1)
Martinique : 151 cases (unchanged)
Guadeloupe : 140 cases (unchanged)
Cayman Islands : 61 active cases (+1)
Jamaica : 164 active cases (+21)
Mexico : 4,948 active cases (+728)
Panama : 4,176 active cases (+163)
Peru : 8,417 active cases (+1,029)
Haiti : 44 active cases (+3)
Dominican Republic : 4,091 active cases (+285)
Trinidad & Tobago : 85 active cases (unchanged)

NEWS - INFORMATION

HAITI :
Epidemiological situation :
12.5% ​​increase in cases in the West Department :
The Ministry of Public Health informs that 3 new cases of Covid-19 in Haiti have been confirmed in the West Department by the National Laboratory, bringing the total to 44 active cases (+ 7.32%) or 47 cases confirmed since 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 ( 40.4% women and 59.6% men).

Age group of new victims: 1 case (20-44 years), 1 case (45-64 years) and one case 65 years and over

Confirmed cases by department :
Artibonite: 4 cases
Center: 1 case
Nippes: 2 cases
North East: 8 cases
North West: 1 case
West: 27 cases
Southeast: 4 cases

Distribution by age group: 0-19 years 4 cases, 20-44 years 20 cases, 45-64 years 16 cases and 65 years and over 7 cases.

Location of cases :
Delmas: 11 cases
Pétion-ville : 11 cases
Fort Liberté: 6 cases
Saint Michael: 4 cases
Tabarre: 3 cases
Port-au-Prince: 2 cases
Trou du Nord: 2 cases
Jacmel: 2 cases
Port of Peace: 1 case
Mirebalais: 1 case
Miragoâne: 1 case
Vallée de Jacmel: 1 case
Côte de fer: 1 case
Fond des Nègres: 1 case

Number of suspected cases : information not available

Healings :: 0

Death : 3

Mortality rate : 6.38%

NEWS: The distribution of masks has started in Haiti :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30573-haiti-covid-19-the-distribution-of-5-million-masks-has-started.html

NEWS: state of health emergency extended by one month :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30571-haiti-flash-the-state-of-emergency-renewed-for-1-month.html

UNITED STATES :
Epidemiological situation :
New York City : 124.249 (+ 1.54%) or 1.879 more than the day before (3.911) and 14.451 deaths (+ 9.84%) or 1.294 more than the day before.

Miami Dade (FL) : 9,147 cases (+ 3.39%) or 300 more than the day before (218) and 207 deaths (+ 4.55%) or 9 more than the day before (3) . Florida: 3,977 people are hospitalized (+ 1.77%) or 69 more than the day before (99).

New York State : 248,417 cases since the start of the epidemic (+ 2.41%), 5.847 more than the day before (7.175) and 20.177 deaths (+ 11.1%), or 1.965 more than the standby (2,299). 55,723 people are hospitalized (+ 2.55%) or 1,384 more than the day before (1,915)

Mortality rate (New York State) : 7.37%

NEWS: New York State First downward trend :
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo (20 million people) announced on Sunday that for the first time “[…] all the data indicates that we are in a downward phase” adding “The pursuit of this decline will depend on what we do […] we must not jeopardize the progress made. "

QUEBEC :
Epidemiological situation :
18,357 cases since the start of the pandemic (+ 4.77%) or 836 more than the day before (723) and 877 deaths (+ 8.94%) or 72 more than the day before (117).

Healings : 3,555 (+ 7.24%), 240 more than the day before (247).

1,102 hospitalized cases (-2.48%) or 28 less than the day before (54) including 183 (-29.0%) in intensive care or 75 less since the day before (51).

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec, where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 8,457 active cases (+ 5.0%), 405 more than the day before (292) and 46.0% of all cases of Province.

TOP 5 of the most contaminated boroughs in Montreal :
1 - Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 839 + 40 cases
2 - Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 663 +69 cases
3 - Montreal North: 577 +50 cases
4 - Villeray – Saint-Michel – Parc-Extension: 529 +42
5 - Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve 488 +29 cases

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec :
1 - Montreal: 8,457 +405 cases
2 - Montérégie: 2.142 +90 cases
3 - Laval: 2029 +132 cases
4 - Lanaudière: 1,345 + 101cas
5 - Mauricie-et-Center-du-Québec: 961 +14 cases.

Mortality rate : 4.78%

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC :
Epidemiological situation :
4,091 active cases (+ 7.49%) or 285 more than the previous day (148).
226 people have died since March 1 (+ 4.15%), 9 more than the day before (17).

5 provinces represent 74% of all deaths: Duarte (30%), Santo Domingo (15%) National District (13%), Santiago (12%) and Puerto Plata (4%)

Top 5 of the most infected provinces :
(Number of cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic)
1 - National district: 1,198 + 91 cases
2 - Santo Domingo: 807 +88 cases
3 - Santiago: 594 + 41cas
4 - Duarte: 461 +22 cases
5 - La Vega: 330 +22 cases

862 people are in hospital isolation, 86 more than the day before (3) and 3,229 in quarantine at home, or 199 more than the day before (145).

Healings : 363 (+ 16.35%) or 51 more than the day before (+44). For the 5th consecutive day, the number of healing is greater than that of deaths

Mortality rate : 4.83%

FRANCE :
Epidemiological situation :
112,606 active cases, 785 more than the previous day.

30,486 people are hospitalized either -29 compared to the day before (-675) including 5,644 in intensive care or -89 compared to the previous day (-294) 11th day of decline (in intensive care).

Healings : 37,188, 600 more than the day before (2,174).

Since the start of the epidemic, a total of 19,744 people have died (+ 2.04%), or 395 more than the day before (668) including 7,649 deaths in accommodation establishments for dependent elderly people and medical and social centers (+2.25 %) or 168 more since the day before (278).

Mortality rate : 12.81%

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.

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-30573-haiti-covid-19-the-distribution-of-5-million-masks-has-started.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30571-haiti-flash-the-state-of-emergency-renewed-for-1-month.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30569-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-19-2020.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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