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Haiti - COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #275
20/12/2020 10:12:32

Haiti - COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #275
WORLD SITUATION:
Sunday, December 20, 2020, the number of people worldwide infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 76,368,369 cases (+599,987), the day before (+717,366), Number of contaminated countries 191 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32571-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-274.html

Since the start of the pandemic 43,089,291 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+367,651), the day before (+319,416)

Since the start of the pandemic 1,686,873 people have died of Covid-19 around the world (+10,910 in 24 hours), the day before (+13,284)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 31,592,205 (+221,426 in 24 hours), the day before (+384,666)

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:



Relatively stable trend for 4 days.

Average cure rate in the world: 56.42% (+)

Average death rate in the world: 2.21% (=)

TOP 5 countries with the most active cases: (less deaths and recoveries)
1st - USA: 6,796,430 cases, (+39,229 in 24 hours) the day before (+146,613)
2nd - France: 2,255,535 (+16,115 in 24 hours), the day before (+14,250)
3rd - United Kingdom 1,938,548 cases (+26,611 in 24 hours), the day before (+27,942)
4th - Spain: 1,597,934 cases (not available, the day before (+11,666)
5th - Brazil: 637,861 cases (-16,512) in 24 hours), the day before (+30,313)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:
1st - USA: 316,176 deaths (+2.516 in 24 hours), the day before (+2.878)
2nd - Brazil: 186,356 deaths (+706 in 24 hours), the day before (+823)
3rd - India: 145,477 deaths (+341 in 24 hours), the day before (+347)
4th - Mexico: 117,876 deaths (+627 in 24 hours), the day before (+762)
5th - Italy: 68,447 deaths (+553 in 24 hours), the day before (+674)

TOP 5 countries with the highest total number of healings:
1st - USA: 10,545,445 healings (+151,159 in 24h), cure rate 59.72% (+)
2nd - India: 9,580,402 healings (+29,690 in 24h), cure rate 95.51% (+)
3rd - Brazil: 6,388,938 healings (+65,983 in 24h), cure rate 88.57% (-)
4th - Russia: 2,253,826 healings (+20,766 in 24h), cure rate 79.89% (-)
5th - Turkey: 1,779,068 healings (+25,516), cure rate 88.76% (+)

DIASPORA:
USA:
Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 17,658,051 cases (+192,904 in 24 hours), the day before (+252,651)
Healings: 10,545,445 healings (+151,159 in 24 hours), the day before (+103,160)
National Healing Rate: 59.72% (+)
Deaths: 316,176 deaths (+2.516 in 24 hours), the day before (+2.878)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 6,796,430 cases, (+39,229 in 24 hours) the day before (+146,613)

Canada:
Cases since the start of the epidemic: 505,741 cases (+6,459 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,700)
Healings: 416,901 people (+5,913 in 24 hours), the day before (+7,321)
National Healing Rate: 82.43% (+)
Death: 14,171 deaths (+116 in 24 hours), the day before (+115)
National death rate: 2.80% (-)
Active cases: (excluding deaths and recoveries) 74,669 cases (+430 in 24 hours), the day before (-736)

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases



The number of new cases down for 3 days but the peak of the second wave still not confirmed. Quebec continues to lead the provinces with the most confirmed cases (174,839), followed by Ontario (153,614) and Alberta (88,933).

France:
Cases confirmed since the first case: 2,499,467 cases (+17,565 in 24 hours), the day before (+15,674)
Healings: 183,540 people (+906 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,159)
National Healing Rate: 7.346% (-)
Deaths: 60,392 deaths (+544 including 189 in 24 hours in hospitals and +355 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+255 in total)
Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,255,535 (+16,115 in 24 hours), the day before (+14,250)

Latin America and the Caribbean active cases (less deaths and recoveries):
Brazil: 637,861 cases (-16,512) in 24 hours), the day before (+30,313)
Mexico: 224,684 cases (+2,784 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,851)
Argentina: 132,789 cases (-158 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,665)
Colombia: 93,251 cases (+5,219 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,843)
Dominican Republic: 33,398 cases (+251 in 24 hours), the day before (+422)
Panama: 34,312 cases (+1,676 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,060)
Peru: 22,189 cases (-2,191 in 24 hours), the day before (-4,099)
Ecuador: 14,021 cases (+911 in 24 hours), the day before (+744)
Chile: 12,921 cases (+126 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,270)
French Guiana: 10,287 cases (+116 in 24 hours), the day before (+132)
Guadeloupe: 7,593 cases (-9 in 24 hours), the day before (-10)
Martinique: 5,205 cases (not available), the day before (-1)
Jamaica: 3,038 cases (-50 in 24 hours), the day before (-76)
Bahamas: 1,460 (not available), the day before (-6)
Haiti: 1.092 cases (-12 in 24 hours), the day before (+21 in 48 hours)
Cuba: 911 cases (+67 in 24 hours), the day before (-20)

HAITI:
Epidemiological situation:

According to the Ministry of Public Health, 31 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on December 17, 2020 (latest partial data available) for a total of 9,705 cases confirmed throughout the national territory 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 (+ 47 cases on December 15 and 16)

Healings: 8,379 people (+43 in 24 hours), the day before (+26 in 48 hours)

Healing rate: 86.34% (+)

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

Death rate: 2.41% (-)

Active cases: (less deaths and recoveries) 1,092 cases (-12 in 24 hours), the day before (+21 in 48 hours)

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)

Suspected cases investigated since March 19: 40,209 (+319 in 24 hours as of December 17)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 40,195 (+611 in 48 hours as of December 17). 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.

Hospitalized people: 75 people (+28 in 48 hours as of December 16), the day before (+2)

People in intensive care: (information not available)

People currently treated at home: 1,303 people (+465 in 48 hours as of December 16)

Cases confirmed by department:

West: 6.574 (+23)
North: 664 (unchanged)
Artibonite: 584 (unchanged)
Center: 498 (+1)
North-East: 312 (+5)
South-East: 272 (unchanged)
South: 254 (unchanged)
North-West: 229 (+1)
Grand'Anse: 171 (+1)
Nippes: 147 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:
Epidemiological situation:

United States:
Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 17,658,051 cases (+192,904 in 24 hours), the day before (+252,651)
Healings: 10,545,445 healings (+151,159 in 24 hours), the day before (+103,160)
National Healing Rate: 59.72% (+)
Deaths: 316,176 deaths (+2.516 in 24 hours), the day before (+2.878)
National death rate: 1.79% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 6,796,430 cases, (+39,229 in 24 hours) the day before (+146,613)
Tests: 228,389,001 people were tested (+2,431,017 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,434,055)

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases



20% drop in new cases in 24 hours. The US Government has purchased 200 million doses of Moderna vaccine and 100 million doses of Pfizer Vaccine. Moderna is expected to deliver 20 million doses by the end of December, 80 million in the first quarter of 2021 and 100 million doses in the second quarter.

New York State:
Cases since the start of the epidemic: 838,085 cases (+9,919 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,697)
Healings: 94,579 people (+522 in 24 hours), the day before (+639 in 48 hours)
Healing rate: 11.29% (-)
Deaths: 36,318 deaths (+141 in 24 hours), the day before (+125)
Death rate: 4.33% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 707,188 cases (+10,256 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,933)
Tests: 23,120,907 people tested (+191,476 in 24 hours), the day before (+249,385)

State of Massachusetts:
Cases since the start of the epidemic: 319,270 cases (+4,344 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,679)
Healings: 206,843 people healed (weekly update)
Healing rate: 64.79% (-)
Deaths: 11,657 deaths (+47 in 24 hours), the day before (+52)
Death rate: 3.65% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 100,770 cases (+4,297 in 24 hours), the day before (5,627)
Tests: 10,087,980 people tested (+80,214 in 24 hours), the day before (106,034 in 48 hours)

Florida:
Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,193,165 cases (+11,682 cases in 24 hours), the day before (+13,000)
Deaths: 20,473 deaths (+72 in 24 hours), the day before (+96)
Death rate: 1.72% (-)
Tests: 14,518,063 (+123,243 in 24 hours), the day before (+132,680)

Miami Dade (FL):
Cases since the start of the epidemic: 272,098 cases (+2.382 in 24 hours), the day before (+2.461)
Deaths: 4,050 deaths (+16 in 24 hours), the day before (+12)
Death rate: 1.49% (-)

QUEBEC:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (February 27, 2020):
174,839 cases (+2,038 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,897)

Healing: 149,245 people (+1,847 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,866)

Death: 7,715 deaths (+44 in 24 hours), the day before (+36)

Active cases : (excluding death and recovery) 17,879 cases (+147 in 24 hours), the day before (-129)

Hospitals: 1,105 people hospitalized (-6 in 24 hours), the day before (+9)

Intensive care: 142 people (+1 in 24 hours), the day before (+7)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 61,334 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic (+625 in 24 hours), the day before (+609)

TOP 5 of Montreal's most contaminated boroughs:
Warning: Santé Montréal does not update the situation by borough on weekends. The numbers below are the same as our Friday bulletin.

1 - Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 5,308 cases (+41 in 24h), previous (+45)
2 - Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 5,000 cases (+64 in 24h), previous (+47)
3 - Montreal North: 4,680 cases (+61 in 24 hours), previous (+43)
4 - Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 4,669 (+50 in 24h), (+42)
5 - Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve: 4,276 (+33 in 24h), case (+22)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:
1 - Montreal: 61,334 cases (+625 in 24 hours). the day before (+561)
2 - Montérégie: 24,391 cases (+349 in 24 hours), the day before (+234)
3 - Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 15,375 cases (+219 in 24 hours), the day before (+197)
4 - Laval: 14,142 cases (+110 in 24 hours), the day before (+128)
5 - Lanaudière: 13,526 cases (+120 in 24 hours), the day before (+104)

Quebec Province Healing Rate: 85.36% (+)

Death rate: 4.41% (-)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:
159,064 (+1,135 in 24 hours) the day before (+624) 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: 123,284 healings since March 1 (+878 in 24 hours), the day before (+201)

National Healing Rate: 77.51% (=)

Deaths: 2,382 deaths since March 1 (+6 in 24 hours), the day before (+1)

Mortality rate: 1.50% (=)

active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 33,398 cases (+251 in 24 hours), the day before (+422)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 881 out of 2,510 beds, i.e. 35% occupancy (+)
Intensive care beds: 259 out of 464 beds, i.e. 56% occupancy (+)
Beds with assisted ventilation: 120 out of 366 beds, i.e. 33% occupancy (-)

Top 5 of the most infected provinces (active case, less healings and deaths):
1 - National district: 8,513 cases (+134 in 24 hours), the day before (+175)
2 - Santo Domingo: 4,567 cases (+5 in 24 hours), the day before (+47)
3 - Santiago: 2,409 cases (+61 in 48 hours), the day before (+35)
4 - La Vega: 1,478 cases (+16 in 24 hours), the day before (+43)
5 - Espaillat: 1,084 cases (+6 in 24 hours), the day before (+1)

Tests (since the 1st case): 818,104 tests (+6,974 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,550)

FRANCE:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case: 2,499,467 cases (+17,565 in 24 hours), the day before (+15,674)

People hospitalized: 24,819 (-126 in 24 hours), the day before (-204)

Intensive care: 2,718 people (-46 in 24 hours), the day before (-34)

Healings: 183,540 people (+906 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,159)

National Healing Rate: 7.346% (-)

Deaths: 60,392 deaths (+544 including 189 in 24 hours in hospitals and +355 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+255 in total)

Death rate: 2.42% (+)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,255,535 (+16,115 in 24 hours), the day before (+14,250)

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-32571-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-274.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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