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Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 22, 2020
22/04/2020 12:00:47

Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily bulletin April 22, 2020
GLOBAL SITUATION :
Wednesday, April 22, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), stands at 2,573,143 confirmed (+ 3.22%), or 80,180 new cases more than the day before (81,410). Figures from the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30584-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-21-2020.html

Since the start of the pandemic, 692,333 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+ 5.54%), 36.323 more than yesterday (26.982).

Since the start of the pandemic, 178,096 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+ 3.56%), which is 6,944 more than yesterday (5,879).

The number of people infected worldwide (excluding deaths and recoveries) is currently 1,702,814 (+ 2.22%), 37,013 more than yesterday (48,549).

Since the start of the pandemic 173,460 deaths (+ 4.17%) have been recorded outside China, or 6,944 deaths more than yesterday (5,814).

Since the start of the pandemic 2,495,066 cases have been confirmed (+ 3.5%) outside China, that is 85,952 more than yesterday (81,378) for a total of 185 countries (unchanged).

TOP 5 of the countries with the most active cases :
1st - USA: 704,558 cases (+32,489) the day before: +24,049
2nd - France: 117,324 cases (+2,667) the day before: +2,051
3rd - United Kingdom: 112,166 cases (+3,929) the day before: +4,219
4th - Italy: 107.709 cases (-528) the hurdy-gurdy -20
5th - Spain: 100,757 cases (+ 365) the day before: +1,203

TOP 5 of the countries with the most deaths :
1st - USA: 45.075 deaths (+2.711) the day before +1.681
2nd - Italy: 24,648 deaths (+534) the old +454
3rd - Spain: 21,717 deaths (+435) the day before: +829
4th - France: 20,829 deaths (+535) the day before: +550)
5th - United Kingdom 17,378 deaths (+828) the day before: +455

DIASPORA :

United States :
704,558 active confirmed cases (+ 4.8%) or 32,489 more than yesterday (24,049) and 45,075 deaths (+ 6.4%) or 2,711 more than yesterday (1,681).

Healings : 75,673 people (+ 2.9%) or 2,146 more than yesterday (2,547).

Tests : 4,163,464 people were tested with the Covid-19 coronavirus on the entire American territory (+ 3.4%), ie 136,892 more than the day before (144,570) including 649,325 in the State of New- York (+15.464) and 282.340 in Florida (+10.571).

Canada : 24,300 active confirmed cases (+ 3.7%) or 867 more than yesterday (871) and 1,915 deaths (+ 9.24%) or 162 more than yesterday (128).

Healings : 13,190 people (+ 3.48%) or 443 more than yesterday (895).

France : 117,324 active confirmed cases (+ 2.33%) or 2,667 more than yesterday (2,051) and 20,829 deaths (+ 2.64%) or 535 more than yesterday (550).

Healings : 39,842 people (+ 2.3%) or 1,796 more than yesterday (858).

Argentina : 2,153 active cases (+1)
Bahamas : 44 active cases (+4)
Brazil : 16,282 active cases (+1,047)
Chile : 5,716 active cases (+24)
Colombia : 3,149 active cases (+165)
Cuba : 790 active cases (+24)
Ecuador : 8,671 active cases (+200)
French Guinea : 96 cases (unchanged)
Martinique : 150 cases (+1)
Guadeloupe : 136 cases (-4)
Saint Martin : 36 cases
Jamaica : 200 active cases (+36)
Mexico : 6,017 active cases (+584)
Panama : 4,449 active cases (+131)
Peru : 10,371 active cases (+1,459)
Haiti : 52 active cases (-2)
Dominican Republic : 4,336 active cases (+23)
Trinidad & Tobago : 79 active cases (-1)

NEWS - INFORMATION

HAITI :
Epidemiological situation :
1 new case, 2 cures and a 4th death :
The Ministry of Public Health informs that 1 new case of Covid-19 in Haiti has been confirmed in the West Department (Croix-des-Bouquets) bringing the total to 58 cases 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

In addition, the Ministry confirmed a 4th death of a person carrying the Covid-19 coronavirus, it is a 40 year old man who suffered from hypertension and a serious respiratory problem https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30586-haiti-flash-4th-death-of-covid-19.html

Good news, the Ministry has confirmed that 2 people with Covid-19 are cured https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30587-haiti-flash-covid-19-2-people-healed.html the 2 first healing since the beginning of the epidemic.

The number of active cases in Haiti excluding death and recovery now stands at 52 (-1.85%), 2 less than the previous day.

81 people are currently in hospital isolation and 270 (+ 3.8%) or 10 cases more than the day before (260) are under quarantine at home. 38% of people infected with Covid-19 are women and 62% are men).

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

Distribution by age group: 0-19 years 4 cases, 20-44 years 28 cases, 45-64 years 19 cases and 65 years and over 7 cases.

Location of cases :
Delmas: 14 cases
City petion: 12 cases
Tabarre: 7 cases
Fort Liberté: 6 cases
Saint Michael: 4 cases
Iron Coast: 2 cases
Jacmel: 2 cases
Port-au-Prince: 2 cases
Croix-des-Bouquets: 2 cases +1
Trou du Nord: 2 cases
Fond des Nègres: 1 case
The Jacmel Valley: 1 case
Miragoâne: 1 case
Mirebalais: 1 case
Port of Peace: 1 case

Number of suspected cases followed : 642 (+ 3.88%) or 24 more.

Healings :: 2

Death : 4

Mortality rate : 6.90%

UNITED STATES :
Epidemiological situation :
New York City : 129.303 (+ 1.92%) or 2.672 more than the day before (2.382) and 14.887 deaths (+ 1.9%) or 283 more than the day before (153).

Miami Dade (FL) : 9,823 cases (+ 4.12%), 389 more than the previous day (287) and 223 deaths (data not updated). Florida: 4,401 people are hospitalized (+ 4.9%), 229 more than the day before (195).

New York State : 258,589 cases since the start of the epidemic (+ 2.08%), 5,278 more than the previous day (4,894) and 1,329 deaths. 57,103 people are hospitalized (data not updated)

Mortality rate (New York State) : 7.39%

NEWS: February 6, 2020 date of the first death in the USA, caused by the Covid-19
The Santa Clara County medical examiner said that autopsies by the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) determined that the first two victims of Covid-19 on American soil died at their home in California respectively on February 6 and 17, 2020. Before this information, it was considered that the first victim of Covid-19 died on February 26, in Washington State.

QUEBEC :
Epidemiological situation :
20,126 cases since the start of the pandemic (+ 4.18%) or 807 more than the day before (962) and 1,041 deaths (+ 10.86%) or 102 more than the day before (62).

Healings : 4,048 (+ 8.2%), i.e. 201 more than the day before (292).

1,224 hospitalized cases (+ 4.7%), 55 more than the day before (67), of which 201 (+ 1.5%) in intensive care, or 3 more since the day before (15).

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 9,348 active cases (+ 4.28%), 384 more than the previous day (507) and 46.4% of all cases of Province.

TOP 5 of the most contaminated boroughs in Montreal :
1 - Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 907 + 68 cases
2 - Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 753 + 90cas
3 - Montreal North: 722 +145 cases
4 - Villeray – Saint-Michel – Parc-Extension: 602 +73
5 - Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve 542 +54 cases

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec :
1 - Montreal: 9.348 +384 cases
2 - Montérégie: 2,511 + 145 cases
3 - Laval: 2,199 +104 cases
4 - Lanaudière: 1,462 +56 cases
5 - Mauricie-et-Center-du-Québec: 1,015 +26 cases

Mortality rate : 5.19%

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC :
Epidemiological situation :
4,313 active cases 23 more than the day before (222).
235 people died since March 1 (+ 3.98%), 9 more than the day before.

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 + 41 cas
4 - Duarte: 486 (+25)
5 - La Vega: 351 +21 cases

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

Healings : 416 (+ 14.6%) or 53 more than the day before (+53). For the 7th consecutive day, the number of healing is greater than that of deaths

Mortality rate : 4.86%

FRANCE :
Epidemiological situation :
117,324 confirmed active cases (+ 2.33%), ie 2,667 more than yesterday (2,051)

20,829 deaths (+ 2.64%) or 535 more than yesterday (550).

29,984 people are hospitalized either -478 compared to the day before (-24) including 5,334 in intensive care or -250 compared to the previous day (-60) (13th day of decrease in cases in intensive care).

Healings : 39,842 or 1,796 more than the day before (858).

Since the start of the epidemic, 20,829 people in total have died (+ 2.64%), or 535 more than the day before (550) including 7,896 deaths in accommodation establishments for dependent elderly people and medical-social centers, or 144 of more since the day before (163).

Mortality rate : 13.08%

Tests : 136,615 tests have been carried out since March 9, 2020, 21.6% were positive at Covid. 19. +9,697 more tests than the day before

NEWS world: WFP fears humanitarian catastrophe after the pandemic
The World Food Program (WFP), a UN agency, fears that due to the considerable economic impact of Covid-19 on the world economy, the number of people threatened by famine will double in the world and that after the pandemic the world is likely to find itself faced with a "humanitarian catastrophe".

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-30584-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-april-21-2020.html
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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