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Haiti - COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #270
15/12/2020 10:40:35

Haiti - COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #270
WORLD SITUATION:
Tuesday, December 15, 2020, the number of people worldwide infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 72,912,822 cases (+609,679), the day before (540,377), Number of contaminated countries 191 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32530-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-269.html

Since the start of the pandemic 47,282,941 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (not available), the day before (390,281)

Since the start of the pandemic 1,621,838 people have died from Covid-19 around the world (+8,578 in 24 hours), the day before (7,123)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) worldwide is currently 24,008,043 (not available), the day before (142,973)

Average healing rate in the world: 65.40% (+) not updated

Average death rate in the world: 2.22% (-)

TOP 5 countries with the most active cases: (less deaths and recoveries)
1st - USA: 9,921,064 cases (not available), the day before (+136,906)
2nd - France: 2,182,929 (+2,014 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,131)
3rd - United Kingdom 1,806,319 (+20,109 in 24 hours), the day before (+18,189)
4th - Spain: 1,553,495 (+20,920 in 48 hours), the day before (not available)
5th - India: 339,820 cases (-12,766 in 24 hours), the day before (-3,960)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:
1st - USA: 300,482 deaths (+1,305 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,340)
2nd - Brazil: 181,835 deaths (+433 in 24 hours), the day before (+279)
3rd - India: 143,709 deaths (+354 in 24 hours), the day before (+336)
4th - Mexico: 114,298 deaths (+345 in 24 hours), the day before (+249)
5th - Italy: 65,011 deaths (+491 in 24 hours), the day before (enters the TOP 5)

TOP 5 countries with the highest total number of healings:
1st - India: 9,422,636 healings (+34,477 in 24h), cure rate 95.12% (+)
2nd - USA: 6,298,082 people (not available), cure rate 38.74% (-)
3rd - Brazil: 6,158,049 healings (+19,700 in 24h), cure rate 88.90% (-)
4th - Russia: 2,129,806 healings (+24,392 in 24h), cure rate 79.39% (-)
5th - Turkey: 1,631,944 healings (+28,164), cure rate 87.44% (+)

DIASPORA:
USA:
Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 16,519,628 cases (+262,874 in 24 hours), the day before (+189,723)
Healings: 6,298,082 people (not available), the day before (+51,477)
National Healing Rate: 38.74% (-)
Deaths: 300,482 deaths (+1,305 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,340)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 9,921,064 cases (not available), the day before (+136,906)

Canada:
Cases since the start of the epidemic: 472,820 cases (+8,377 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,916)
Healings: 385,021 people (+6,368 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,755)
National Healing Rate: 81.43% (-)
Deaths: 13,570 deaths (+119 in 24 hours), the day before (+84)
National death rate: 2.87% (-)
Active cases: (excluding death and healing) 74,229 cases (+1,890 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,077)

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases



Significant increase in cases in recent 24 hours (+ 41%). The first inoculations of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine began on Monday in the cities of Quebec, Montreal and Toronto

France:
Cases confirmed since the first case: 2,418,827 cases (+3,063 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,533)
Healings: 177,616 people (+652 in 24 hours), the day before (+252)
National Healing Rate: 7.34% (+)
Deaths: 58,282 deaths (+397 in 24 hours including 0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+150 in total)
Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,182,929 (+2,014 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,131)

Latin America and the Caribbean active cases (less deaths and recoveries):
Brazil: 587,261 cases (+5,060) in 24 hours), the day before (-38,516)
Mexico: 213,922 cases (-3,488 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,643)
Argentina: 122,061 cases (-16 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,697)
Colombia: 73,852 cases (+1,967 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,104)
Dominican Republic: 31,813 cases (-37 in 24 hours), the day before (+241)
Panama: 27,903 (+357 in 24 hours), the day before (+933)
Peru: 29.944 cases (+3.897 in 24 hours), the day before (-2.01)
Chile: 11,361 cases (+160 in 24 hours), the day before (+352)
Ecuador: 10,354 cases (+70 in 24 hours), the day before (-3,178)
French Guiana: 9,881 cases (+54 in 24 hours), the day before (-1)
Guadeloupe: 7,592 cases (not available), the day before (-2 in 48 hours)
Martinique: 5,184 cases (-1 in 48 hours), the day before (not available)
Jamaica: 3,421 cases (-62 in 24 hours), the day before (-55)
Bahamas: 1,441 (+14 in 24 hours), the day before (-15)
Haiti: 1,074 cases (+17 in 24 hours), the day before (+41)

Cuba: 871 (+19 in 24 hours), the day before (+6)

HAITI:
Epidemiological situation:
According to the Ministry of Public Health, 23 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Haiti ls December 12, 2020 (latest partial data available) for a total of 9,588 confirmed cases across the country since the first case (March 19, 2020 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30319-haiti-health-origin-of-the-first-2-cases-of-covid-19-in-haiti.html ). Previous update (+56 cases on December 11)

Healings: 8,280 people (+6 in 24 hours), the day before (+15)

Healing rate: 86.36% (-)

Deaths: 234 deaths, (unchanged since December 10).

Death rate: 2.44% (-)

Active cases: (less deaths and cures) 1,074 cases (+17 in 24 hours), the day before (+41)

Imported cases: 152 cases since the reopening of airports and +43 since the last report dated July 9 (109) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31348-haiti-flash-152-cases-imported-since-the-reopening-of-airports.html (Since then, this information is no longer made available)

Suspicious cases investigated since March 19: 38,949 (+64 in 24 hours), the day before (+401)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 38,935 (+69 in 24 hours as of December 12). Note that the very low number of people tested (screening) does not statistically make it possible to make a representative estimate of the cases of Covid-19 in Haiti.

People hospitalized: 46 people (+2 in 24 hours on December 11), the day before (-13)

People in intensive care: (information not available)

People currently treated at home: 741,811 people (-70 in 24 hours as of December 11)

Cases confirmed by department (in 24 hours):

West: 6.475 (+23)
North: 663 (unchanged)
Artibonite: 582 (unchanged)
Center: 493 (unchanged)
Northeast: 307 (unchanged)
South-East: 271 (unchanged)
South: 253 (unchanged)
Northwest: 227 (unchanged)
Grand'Anse: 170 (unchanged)
Nippes: 147 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:
Epidemiological situation:

United States:
Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 16,519,628 cases (+262,874 in 24 hours), the day before (+189,723)
Healings: 6,298,082 people (not available), the day before (+51,477)
National Healing Rate: 38.74% (-)
Deaths: 300,482 deaths (+1,305 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,340)
National death rate: 1.82% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 9,921,064 cases (not available), the day before (+136,906)
Tests: 219,287,328 people were tested (+2,172,942 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,715,181)

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases



States passes the 300,000 dead mark, the number of new cases is trending downward. The United States began distributing Pfizer / BioNTech vaccines on Monday and began administering them to Americans

New York State:
Cases since the start of the epidemic: 784,204 cases (+9,044 in 24 hours), the day before (+10,194)
Healings: 91,366 people (not available), the day before (+619)
Healing rate: 11.79% (-)
Death: 35,557 deaths (not available), the day before (+146)
Death rate: 4.59% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 657,281 cases (not available), the day before (+9,429)
Tests: 22,122,139 people tested (+159,844 in 24 hours), the day before (+205,250)

State of Massachusetts:
Cases since the start of the epidemic: 294,231 cases (+3.653 in 24 hours), the day before (+4.853)
Healings: 187,221 people healed (weekly update)
Healing rate: 63.63% (-)
Deaths: 11,388 deaths (+39 in 24 hours), the day before (+42)
Death rate: 3.87% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and cures): 95,622 cases (+3,614 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,811)
Tests: 9,623,697 people tested (+56,122 in 24 hours), the day before (+90,256)

Florida:
Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,134,383 cases (+8,452 cases in 24 hours), the day before (+8.958)
Death: 20,003 deaths (+137 in 24 hours), the day before (+81)
Death rate: 1.76% (=)
Tests: 13,936,200 (+90,729 in 24 hours), the day before (+103,473)

Miami Dade (FL):
Cases since the start of the epidemic: 260,138 cases (+2.281 in 24 hours), the day before (+2.395)
Death: 4,002 deaths (+21 in 24 hours), the day before (+16)
Mortality rate: 1.54% (=)

QUEBEC:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (February 27, 2020):
165,535 cases (+1,620 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,994)

Healing: 141,345 people (+1,495 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,580)

Death: 7,533 deaths (+25 in 24 hours), the day before (+33)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 16,657 cases (+100 in 24 hours), the day before (+387)

Hospitals: 890 people hospitalized (+10 in 24 hours), the day before (+20)

Intensive care: 122 people (-1 in 24 hours), the day before (-6)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 58,373 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemie (+552 in 24 hours), the day before (+748)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:
1 - Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 5,101 cases (+220 Saturday to Monday the 14th)
2 - Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 4,781 cases (+155 Saturday to Monday the 14th)
3 - Montreal North: 4,508 cases (+165 Saturday to Monday the 14th)
4 - Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 4.448 (+114 Saturday to Monday the 14th)
5 - Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve: 4,162 cases (+88 Saturday to Monday 14)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:
1 - Montreal: 58,373 cases (+552 in 24 hours). the day before (+748)
2 - Montérégie: 23,038 cases (+182 in 24 hours), the day before (+196)
3 - Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 14,405 cases (+198 in 24 hours), the day before (+235)
4 - Laval: 13,367 cases (+141 in 24 hours), the day before (+158)
5 - Lanaudière: 12,929 cases (+137 in 24 hours), the day before (+121)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 85.39% (+)

Death rate: 4.55% (-)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:
155,184 (+492 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,107) First case (March 1, 2020) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30165-haiti-flash-first-case-of-covid-19-in-the-dominican-republic.html

Healings: 121,007 healings since March 1 (+526 in 24 hours), the day before (+739)

National Healing Rate: 77.98% (=)

Deaths: 2,364 deaths since March 1 (+3 in 24 hours), the day before (+1)

Mortality rate: 1.52% (-)

active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 31,813 cases (-37 in 24 hours), the day before (+241)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 863 out of 2,786 beds, i.e. 31% occupancy (+)
Intensive care beds: 234 out of 465 beds, i.e. 50% occupancy (+)
Beds with assisted ventilation: 126 out of 381 beds, i.e. 33% occupancy (-)

Top 5 of the most infected provinces (active case, less healings and deaths):
1 - National district: 7,821 cases (+46 in 24 hours), the day before (+38)
2 - Santo Domingo: 4,477 cases (-29 in 24 hours), the day before (-46)
3 - Santiago: 2,104 cases (not available), the day before (+49)
4 - La Vega: 1,382 cases (+5 in 24 hours), the day before (+62)
4 - Espaillat: 1,070 cases (-4 in 24 hours), the day before (+1)

Tests (since the 1st case): 793,563 tests (+2,824 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,113)

FRANCE:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case: 2,418,827 cases (+3,063 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,533)

Hospitalized people: 25,449 (+242 in 24 hours), the day before (+259)

Intensive care: 2,896 people (+35 in 24 hours), the day before (+10)

Healings: 177,616 people (+652 in 24 hours), the day before (+252)

National Healing Rate: 7.34% (+)

Deaths: 58,282 deaths (+397 in 24 hours including 0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+150 in total)

Death rate: 2.41% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,182,929 (+2,014 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,131)

Scientific News :

NEWS: COVID-19, new definitions in Haiti
Suspected COVI-19 case :
Anyone with a fever greater than or equal to 38 degrees Celsius, or a recent history of fever (within the past 14 days), with or without cough with or without breathing difficulties, aches, unexplained headache.
Or
Anyone with sudden changes in taste (dysguesia or ageusia) or smell (hyposmia or anosmia) without associated rhinitis.
Or
Anyone art a clinician (doctor or nurse) which suspects the Covid-19.
In children: all the above-mentioned signs and/or deterioration in general condition, diarrhea or isolated fever, especially in children under 3 months old.

Confirmed case of COVID-19 :
Any suspected Covid-19 case for which a test detects the presence of SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acids regardless of signs and symptoms. All Confirmed Covid-19 Cases should be placed in institutional or residential segregation.

Recovered or declared restored case of Covid-19 :
A Covid-19 case is declared "recovered" or "reinstated" in the following situations:
Symptomatic (sick) people tested positive: at least 10 days since the disappearance of the signs of the disease with or without a new negative test (repeat of the test if possible).

Or

Asymptomatic people (not sick) tested positive: 10 days without the appearance of any sign of disease with or without a new negative test (repeat of the test if possible).

Death due to Covid-19 :
Death occurring in a confirmed case (by test or by epidemiological link) or by post mortem confirmation in the absence of any other obvious cause of death unrelated to the Covid-19 coronavirus.

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 tips to protect yourself and avoid spreading as much as possible, if Covid-19 is introduced 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 contact with someone with influenza-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 if you have not washed your hands;
  • Avoid people gathering.

Yesterday report :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32530-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-269.html

See also :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31426-haiti-flash-evaluation-of-traditional-haitian-remedies-against-covid-19.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31143-haiti-flash-the-number-of-covid-19-cases-increased-by-more-than-600-in-one-month.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31113-haiti-flash-reopening-of-the-international-airport-official-date.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31055-haiti-flash-new-protocol-for-the-return-of-stranded-haitians-in-france.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30966-haiti-covid-19-medecin-sans-frontiere-sounds-the-alarm.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30901-haiti-flash-state-disbursements-report-to-fight-against-the-covid-19.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30843-haiti-flash-presidential-decree-setting-the-general-rules-for-protecting-the-population-from-covid-19.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30827-haiti-covid-19-the-state-of-health-emergency-extended-by-2-months.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-30454-haiti-flash-covid-19-first-death-in-haiti.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-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

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