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Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 21, 2020
21/04/2020 11:26:04

Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 21, 2020
GLOBAL SITUATION :
Tuesday April 21, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide by the coronavirus Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 2,492,963 confirmed (+ 3.38%), that is to say 81,410 new cases more than the day before (73,218). Figures from the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30576-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-20-2020.html

Since the start of the pandemic, 656,010 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+ 4.29%), 26,982 more than yesterday (30,086).

Since the start of the pandemic, 171,152 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+ 3.56%), which is 5,879 more than yesterday (4,243).

The number of people infected worldwide (excluding deaths and recoveries) is currently 1,665,801 (+ 2.46%), 48,549 more than yesterday (38,889).

Since the start of the pandemic 166,516 deaths (+ 3.62%) have been recorded outside China, which is 5.814 more deaths than yesterday (4.308).

Since the start of the pandemic 2,409,114 cases have been confirmed (+ 3.5%) outside China, which is 81,378 more than yesterday (73,205) for a total of 185 countries (unchanged).

TOP 5 of the countries with the most active cases :
1st - USA: 672,069 cases (+24,049)
2nd - France: 114,657 cases (+2,051)
3rd - United Kingdom: 108,860 cases (+4,219) one place ahead
4th - Italy: 108,237 cases (-20) decrease by one place
5th - Spain: 100.382 cases (+1.203)

TOP 5 of the countries with the most deaths :
1st - USA: 42,364 deaths (+1,681)
2nd - Italy: 24,114 deaths (+454)
3rd - Spain: 21,282 deaths (+829)
4th - France: 20,294 deaths (+550)
5th - United Kingdom 16,550 deaths (+455)

DIASPORA :

United States :
672,069 active confirmed cases (+ 3.71%) or 24,049 more than yesterday (18,642) and 42,364 deaths (+ 4.08%) or 3,274 more than yesterday (1,593).

Healings : 73,527 people (+ 3.59%) or 2,547 more than yesterday (4,161).

Tests : 4,026,572 people were tested with the Covid-19 coronavirus on the whole of the American territory (+ 3.72%), that is 144,570 more than the day before (158,368) including 633,861 in the State of New- York (+16.306) and 271.769 in Florida (+11.045).

Canada : 23,433 active confirmed cases (+ 3.86%) or 871 more than yesterday (912) and 1.753 deaths (+ 7.88%) or 128 more than yesterday (105).

Healings : 12,747 people (+ 7.55%) or 895 more than yesterday (636).

France : 114,657 active confirmed cases (+ 1.8%) or 2,051 more than yesterday (785) and 20,294 deaths (+ 2.79%) or 550 more than yesterday (395).

Healings : 38,046 people (+ 2.3%), or 858 more than yesterday (600).

Argentina : 2,152 active cases (+54)
Bahamas : 40 active cases (unchanged)
Brazil : 15,235 active cases (+1,353)
Chile : 5,692 active cases (+75)
Colombia : 2,984 active cases (+82)
Cuba : 766 active cases (+20)
Ecuador : 8,471 active cases (+538)
French Guinea : 96 cases (-1)
Martinique : 149 cases (-2)
Guadeloupe : 140 cases (unchanged)
Cayman Islands : 65 active cases (+4)
Jamaica : 164 active cases (+47)
Mexico : 5,433 active cases (+485)
Panama : 4,318 active cases (+142)
Peru : 8,912 active cases (+495)
Haiti : 54 active cases (+10)
Dominican Republic : 4,313 active cases (+222)
Trinidad & Tobago : 80 active cases (-5)

NEWS - INFORMATION

HAITI :
Epidemiological situation :
21.5% jump in 24 hours :
The Ministry of Public Health informs that 10 new cases of Covid-19 in Haiti have been confirmed: 9 in the Department of the West and 1 in the Southeast, that is 54 active cases (+ 21.28%) on a total of 57 cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic (March 19, 2020) https://www.haitilibre.com/article-30319-haiti-sante-origine-des-2-premiers-cas-de-covid-19 -en-haiti.html (36.8% women and 53.2% men). 81 people are in hospital isolation and 260 in quarantine at home.



Confirmed cases by department :
Artibonite: 4 cases
Center: 1 case
Nippes: 2 cases
North East: 8 cases
North West: 1 case
West: 36 cases + 9
Southeast: 5 cases + 1

Distribution by age group: 0-19 years 4 cases, 20-44 years 27 cases, 45-64 years 19 cases and 65 years and over 7 cases.

Location of cases :
Delmas: 14 cases (+3 compared to the previous day)
City petion: 12 cases (+1)
Fort Liberté: 6 cases
Saint Michael: 4 cases
Tabarre: 7 cases (+4)
Port-au-Prince: 2 cases
Trou du Nord: 2 cases
Croix-des-Bouquets: 1 case
Jacmel: 2 cases
Port of Peace: 1 case
Mirebalais: 1 case
Miragoâne: 1 case
Jacmel Valley: 1 case
Iron coast: 2 cases (+1)
Fond des Nègres: 1 case

Number of suspected cases : 618 (+ 24.1%) or 120 more in 48 hours.

Healings :: 0

Death : 3

Mortality rate : 5.26%

NEWS: Covid-negative certification is no longer required
The Haitian Government announces that the recent certification of a negative Covid-19 result is no longer required for a Haitian citizen wishing to return to the country as previously required under the conditions https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30564-haiti-flash-drastic-conditions-to-return-to-the-country.html . Our compatriots can board a plane without this certificate because the Government understands that it is difficult and expensive to take this test (200 to 300 dollars). In addition, the Government specifies that it does not have the means to charter planes and that the State cannot offer any assistance to Haitians returning to the country.

UNITED STATES :
Epidemiological situation :
New York City : 126.631 (+ 1.92%) or 2.382 more than the day before (1.879) and 14.604 deaths (+ 10.6%) or 153 more than the day before (1.294).

Miami Dade (FL) : 9.434 cases (+ 3.14%) or 287 more than the day before (300) and 223 deaths (+ 4.55%) or 16 more than the day before (9) . Florida: 4,172 people are hospitalized (+ 4.9%), 195 more than the day before (69).

New York State : 253,311 cases since the start of the epidemic (+ 1.97%), or 4.894 more than the day before (5.847) death data not available. 57,103 people are hospitalized (+ 2.48%) or 1,380 more than the day before (1,384)

Mortality rate (New York State) : 7.36%

NEWS: Trump to temporarily increase immigration to the US :
President Donald Trump has tweeted that he will temporarily suspend immigration to the United States "In light of the attack on the Invisible Enemy, and the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT citizens Americans, I'm going to sign a presidential decree to temporarily suspend immigration to the United States."

According to the New York Times, Trump could suspend the issuance of green cards, and work visas. Workers who have already obtained visas may be denied access to the United States, although exceptions are contemplated for highly specialized jobs.

QUEBEC :
Epidemiological situation :
19,319 cases since the start of the pandemic (+ 5.24%) or 962 more than the day before (836) and 939 deaths (+ 8.94%) or 62 more than the day before (72).

Healings : 3,847 (+ 8.2%) or 292 more than the day before (240).

1,169 hospitalized cases (+ 6.08%) or 67 more than the day before (-28) of which 198 (+ 8.2 %%) in intensive care or 15 more since the day before (-75).

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec, where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 8,964 active cases (+ 6.0%), 507 more than the previous day (405) and 46.4% of all cases of Province.

TOP 5 of the most contaminated boroughs in Montreal :
Not available

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec :
1 - Montreal: 8,964 +507 cases
2 - Montérégie: 2,366 +224 cases
3 - Laval: 2,095 +66 cases
4 - Lanaudière: 1,406 +61 cases
5 - Mauricie-et-Center-du-Québec: 989 +28 cases.

Mortality rate : 4.86%

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC :
Epidemiological situation :
4,313 active cases (+ 5.43%), 222 more than the previous day (285).
235 people died since March 1 (+ 3.98%), 9 more than the day before (9).

Top 5 of the most infected provinces :
(Number of cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic)
1 - National district: 1,281 + 83 cases
2 - Santo Domingo: 871 +64 cases
3 - Santiago: 635 + 41cas
4 - Duarte: 486 +25 cases
5 - La Vega: 351 +21 cases

946 people are in hospital isolation, 84 more than the day before (86) and 3,367 in quarantine at home, or 138 more than the day before (199).

Healings : 416 (+ 16.35%) or 53 more than the day before (+51). For the 6th consecutive day, the number of healing is greater than that of deaths

Mortality rate : 4.73%

FRANCE :
Epidemiological situation :
114,657 cases, 2,051 more than the day before (785).

30,462 people are hospitalized either -24 compared to the day before (-29) including 5,584 in intensive care or -60 compared to the previous day (-89) (12th day of decrease in cases in intensive care).

Healings : 38,046 or 858 more than the day before (600).

Since the start of the epidemic, 20,257 people in total have died (+ 2.6%), or 513 more than the day before (395) including 7,752 deaths in accommodation establishments for dependent elderly people and medical-social centers, or 163 of more since the day before (168).

Mortality rate : 12.97%

Tests : 126,918 tests have been carried out since March 9, 2020, 22.4% of which were positive at Covid. 19.

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-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-30576-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-20-2020.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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