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Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily report May 18, 2020
18/05/2020 11:10:42

Haiti - Covid-19 : Daily report May 18, 2020
GLOBAL SITUATION :
Monday, May 18, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 4,731,987 confirmed cases (+ 1.74% ) +80,868 in 24 hours (the day before: +87,661). Number of countries contaminated 188 (unchanged).

Bulletin from the day before : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30797-haiti-covid-19-daily-report-may-17-2020.html

Since the start of the pandemic 1,739,890 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+ 2.33%) + 39,536 in 24 hours (the day before: +51,079).

Since the start of the pandemic, 315,488 people have died from Covid-19 worldwide (+ 1.28%) + 3.369 (the day before: +3.954).

The number of active cases worldwide (excluding deaths and cures) is currently 2,676,609 (+ 1.44%) +37.963 (the day before: +32,628).

TOP 5 of the countries with the most active cases :
1st - USA: 1,124,913 cases + 14,159 (the day before: + 5,672)
2nd - Russia: 217,747 cases +5.999 (the day before: +5.408)
3rd - United Kingdom: 209,221 cases +3,364 (the day before: +2,980)
4th - Brazil: 130,836 cases +2,659 (the day before +18,490)
5th - France 90.255 cases - 1.653 (the day before: +372)

TOP 5 of the countries with the most deaths :
1st - USA: 89.564 +810 (the day before +1.186)
2nd - United Kingdom 34,546 deaths +170 (the day before: +468)
3rd - Italy: 31.908 deaths +145 (the day before: +153)
4th - France: 28,089 deaths +483 (the day before: +96)
5th - Spain: 27,563 deaths +53 (the day before: +104) (data not updated)

DIASPORA :


United States :
1,124,913 active cases +14,159 (the day before: +5,672) and 89,564 deaths +810 (the day before: +1,186)

Healings : 272,265 people or +3,889.

Tests : 11,499,203 people have been tested with the Covid-19 coronavirus throughout the United States, i.e. +422,024 tests in 24 hours (the day before: +347.994) including 1,413,396 in New York State (+34,679) and 651,792 in Florida (+21,745).

Canada : 33,866 active cases +292 in 24 hours (the day before: +199) and 5,903 deaths +103 in 24 hours (the day before: +120).

Healings : 38,563 people, +731 in 24 hours (the day before +924)

France : 90,255 active cases -1,653 (the day before: +372) and 28,089 deaths +483 (the day before: +96)

Healings : 61,204 people +147 in 24 hours (the day before +618)

Latin America and the Caribbean active cases :
Brazil : 130,836 cases +1,659 in 24 hours
Peru : 61,004 cases +3,258 in 24 hours
Ecuador : 27,013 cases +371 in 24 hours
Chile : 24,118 cases +1,125 in 24 hours
Colombia : 11,249 cases +459 in 24 hours
Mexico : 10,713 cases +462 in 24 hours
Dominican Republic : 6.039 cases -1.917 in 24 hours
Argentina : 5,126 cases +218 in 24 hours
Panama : 3,250 cases + 153 in 24 hours
Haiti : 425 cases +96 in 24 hours (advance of 2 places)
Jamaica : 384 cases -3 in 24 hours
Cuba : 298 cases -25 in 24 hours
Martinique : 98 cases (unchanged)
French Guyana : 153 cases (unchanged)
Guadeloupe : 70 cases (unchanged)
Bahamas : 43 cases (unchanged)
Saint Martin : 36 active cases (unchanged)
Trinidad & Tobago : 1 case (unchanged)

HAITI :
Epidemiological situation :
The Ministry of Public Health informs that 98 new cases have been confirmed, making a total of 456 cases in Haiti (19.7% women and 60.3% men) 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

2 new healings have been reported bringing the total to 21.

The number of active cases in Haiti (excluding death and recovery) now stands at 415 cases (+ 30.0%) or +96 since the last report from the Ministry https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30797-haiti-covid-19-daily-report-may-17-2020.html





Number of suspected cases followed : 1,893 cases (+ 9.23%) or +160 (the day before +64) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30791-haiti-flash-more-than-35-of-new-cases-in-24-hours-in-port-au-prince.html

People hospitalized 253 (+ 6.0%) or +7 (the day before: +14) and 1,257 (+ 3.43%) in quarantine at home +171 (the day before: + 36)

Cases confirmed by department (456) :
West: 353 cases +76
Artibonite: 37 cases +2
North: 16
North East: 12
Southeast: 12 (+3)
Center: 11 (+5)
Nippes: 7
North West: 3
South: 3 (+1)
Grand’Anse: 2

Location of cases (456) :
Artibonite :
Saint Marc : 14 (+2)
Gonaïves : 13
Saint Michel : 4
Verettes : 2
Desdunes : 1
Ennery : 1
Grande Saline 1
Marchand Dessalines 1

Center :
Mirebalais : 7 (+5)
Hinche : 2
Saut-d’Eau 1
Savanette : 1

Grand'Anse :
Jérémie 2

Nippes :
Miragoâne : 4
Fond des Nègres : 2
Paillant 1

North :
Cap Haïtien : 12
Acul du Nord : 2
Plaisance du Nord : 1
Limbé 1

North-East :
Fort Liberté : 8
Ouanaminthe : 2
Trou du Nord : 2

North-West :
Port de Paix : 3

West :
Delmas : 94 (33)
Port-au-Prince : 93 (+13)
Pétion-ville : 78 (+24)
Tabarre : 28 (+3)
Croix-des-Bouquets : 26 (+5)
Carrefour : 15 (+1)
Cité Soleil : 6
Gressier 5 (+4)
Kenskoff : 3 (+2)
Léogâne : 3 (+2)
Archaie : 1
Cabaret 1

South :
Cayes : 1
Chantal : 1
Cavaillon 1 (+1)

South-East :
Jacmel : 7 (+3)
Belle Anse : 2
Côte-de-Fer : 2
La Vallée de Jacmel : 1

Distribution of cases by age group :
0-19 years: 36 cases (+6), 20-44 years: 266 cases (+67), 45-64 years: 119 cases (+23) and 65 years and over: 35 cases (+2).

Distribution of deaths by age group :
0-19 years: 2 cases (unchanged), 20-44 years: 5 cases (unchanged), 45-64 years: 6 cases (+2) and 65 years and over: 7 cases (unchanged).

Healings :: 21

Death : 20

Mortality rate : 4.39%

UNITED STATES :
Epidemiological situation :
United States : 1,124,913 active cases +14,159 (the day before: +5,672) and 89,564 deaths +810 (the day before: +1,186)

New York City : 192,593 cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic +993 (the day before: +1,243) and 20,720 deaths +144 in 24 hours (the day before: +100).

Miami Dade (FL) : 15,658 since the start of the epidemic +292 (the day before: +355) and 561 deaths or +2 in 24 hours (the day before +11).

Florida : 8,478 people hospitalized (+ 1.0%) +85 (the day before: +400).

New York State : 350,121 cases since the start of the epidemic +1,889 (the day before: +581) and +28,232 deaths +183 (the day before +171).

Mortality rate (New York State) : 8.06%

QUEBEC :
Epidemiological situation :
Total number of cases confirmed since the first case 42,920 (+ 1.72%) or +737 (the day before: +763).

Number of active cases (excluding death and recovery) 27,604 (+ 1.33%) +342 (the day before: +262).

Healings : 11,754 (+ 2.58%) or +296 (the day before: +419).

Death : 3,562 (+ 2.27%) or +79 (the day before: +82).

1,766 hospitalized cases or +3 in 24 hours (the day before: -71) including 183 in intensive care +4 (the day before: -12).

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 21,717 cases since the start of the epidemic +577 (the day before: +104) and 50.6% of all cases of Province.

TOP 5 of the most contaminated boroughs in Montreal :
1 - Montreal North: 2,004 cases +25 (the day before +37)
2 - Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 1,782 cases +27 cases (the day before +33)
3 - Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve: 1,779 cases +42 (the day before +41)
4 - Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 1,752 cases +37 (the day before +31)
5 - Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles 1,705 cases +15 (the day before +34)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec :
1 - Montreal: 21,717 cases +577 (the day before +104)
2 - Montérégie: 5.325 cases +95 (the day before +120)
3 - Laval: 4,676 cases +80 (the day before +80)
4 - Lanaudière: 3.359 cases +107 (the day before +87)
5 - Laurentides: 2,260 cases +69 (the day before +36)

Mortality rate : 8.30%

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC :
Epidemiological situation :
Total number of cases confirmed since the first case (March 1, 2020 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30165-haiti-flash-first-case-of-covid-19-in-the-dominican-republic.html ): 12,314 cases

Number of active cases (excluding death and recovery) 6.039 -1.917 (the day before: +198).

Healings : 5.847 ** (+ 4.75%) or +2.121 healings (the day before +169)
The Minister of Public Health, Rafael Sánchez Cárdenas, explained that this important increase results from the delay of the provincial and regional directions to inform the directorate of the epidemiology of the cured patients of Covid-19.

Death : 428 deaths since March 1: 0 (the day before: +4).

2,002 people hospitalized either +111 (the day before: +6) and 4,037 people in quarantine (home treatment) or -2028 (the day before: +192). 145 people +10 are in intensive care).

Top 5 of the most infected provinces ** :
1 - National district: 3,143 cases +36
2 - Santo Domingo: 2,811 cases +51
3 - Santiago: 1,244 cases +12
4 - La Vega: 785 cases +11
5 - Duarte: 762 cases +3
** Number of cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic.

Test : 53,280 or +921 (the day before: +2,251)

Mortality rate : 3.48%

NEWS: Relaxation of the curfew in the Dominican Republic :
President Danilo Medina extends the state of emergency throughout the territory of the Dominican Republic from May 18 and for 15 days. Presidency spokesman Roberto Rodríguez Marchena clarified that the curfew is maintained until June 1 as follows: Monday to Saturday from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. and Sundays from 5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. instead of 5 p.m. 5 a.m. every day

NEWS: Towards the start of the recovery of economic activities in DR :
Sunday evening in a speech to the Nation, President Danilo Medina presented a plan for the gradual recovery of economic activities in the Dominican Republic in 4 phases, the first of which which begins on Wednesday May 20 will allow micro, small, medium and large businesses to resume their activities under conditions specific to each of these categories.

FRANCE :
Epidemiological situation :
Number of cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic 179,693 cases +63 in 24 hours (the day before: +636)

Number of active cases (excluding death and recovery) 90,255 cases -1,653 (the day before: +372).

19,302 people hospitalized or -70 (the day before: -429) including 2,047 in intensive care -44 (the day before: -71).

Healings : 61,204 people +147 in 24 hours (the day before +618)

Since the start of the epidemic 28,089 people have died +483 in 24 hours (the day before: +96) including 10,642 deaths in accommodation establishments for dependent elderly people.

Mortality rate : 15.64%

Tests : 342,475 have been carried out since March 9, 2020, i.e. +4.272 in 24 hours https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30715-haiti-covid-19-daily-bulletin-may-7-2020.html . 11.4% of the tests were positive for Covid-19.

Scientific News :
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;

Yesterday's report : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30797-haiti-covid-19-daily-report-may-17-2020.html

See also
https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-30680-icihaiti-social-distribution-of-food-and-masks-in-5-haitian-islands.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30679-haiti-notice-mask-wearing-mandatory-in-public-places.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30573-haiti-ovid-19-the-distribution-of-5-million-masks-has-started.htm
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30571-haiti-flash-the-state-of-emergency-renewed-for-1-month.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30454-haiti-flash-covid-19-first-death-in-haiti.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-30311-haiti-flash-president-moise-declares-a-state-of-health-emergency-text-of-the-order.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30310-haiti-flash-2-cases-of-covid-19-confirmed-in-the-country.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-30165-haiti-flash-first-case-of-covid-19-in-the-dominican-republic.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30143-haiti-flash-health-alert-of-the-ministry-of-health-on-the-coronavirus.html

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