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Haiti - COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #276
21/12/2020 10:53:10

Haiti - COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #276
WORLD SITUATION:
Monday, December 21, 2020, the number of people worldwide infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 76,895,589 cases (+527,220), the day before (+599,987), Number of contaminated countries 191 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32577-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-275.html

Since the start of the pandemic 43,337,583 people have been cured of Covid-19 around the world (+248,292), the day before (+367,651)

Since the start of the pandemic 1,694,715 people have died from Covid-19 around the world (+8,847 in 24 hours), the day before (+10,910)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 31,863,291 (+271,086 in 24 hours), the day before (+221,426)

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:



3rd day of drop in cases and significant drop in deaths in 24 hours.

Average cure rate in the world: 56.36% (+)

Average death rate in the world: 2.20% (-)

TOP 5 countries with the most active cases: (less deaths and recoveries)
1st - USA: 6,905,087 cases, (+108,657 in 24 hours) the day before (+39,229)
2nd - France: 2,267,968 (+12,433 in 24 hours), the day before (+16,115)
3rd - United Kingdom 1,938,548 cases (+35,735 in 24 hours), the day before (+26,611)
4th - Spain: 1,597,934 cases (not available), the day before (not available)
5th - Brazil: 643,319 cases (+5,458) in 24 hours), the day before (-16,512)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:
1st - USA: 317,670 deaths (+1,494 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,516)
2nd - Brazil: 186,764 deaths (+408 in 24 hours), the day before (+706)
3rd - India: 145,810 deaths (+333 in 24 hours), the day before (+341)
4th - Mexico: 118,202 deaths (+326 in 24 hours), the day before (+627)
5th - Italy: 68,799 deaths (+352 in 24 hours), the day before (+553)

TOP 5 countries with the highest total number of healings:
1st - USA: 183,775 people (+235 in 24 hours), cure rate 59.52% (-)
2nd - India: 9,580,402 healings (+25,709 in 24 hours), cure rate 95.53% (+)
3rd - Brazil: 6,388,938 healings (+19,579 in 24h), cure rate 88.53% (-)
4th - Russia: 2,253,826 healings (+19,684 in 24h), cure rate 79.77% (-)
5th - Turkey: 1,779,068 healings (+21,218), cure rate 88.92% (+)

DIASPORA:
USA:
Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 17,844,839 cases (+186,788 in 24 hours), the day before (+192,904)
Heals: 10,622,082 healings (+76,637 in 24 hours), the day before (+151,159)
National Healing Rate: 59.52% (-)
Deaths: 317,670 deaths (+1,494 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,516)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 6,905,087 cases, (+108,657 in 24 hours) the day before (+39,229)

Canada:
Cases since the start of the epidemic: 511,748 cases (+6,007 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,459)
Healings: 422,175 people (+5,274 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,913)
National Healing Rate: 82.50% (+)
Death: 14,245 deaths (+74 in 24 hours), the day before (+116)
National death rate: 2.78% (-)
Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 75,328 cases (+659 in 24 hours), the day before (+430)

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases



With the number of new cases down for 4 days, Canada hopes to have reached the peak of wave 2 which has yet to be confirmed. Quebec records its 2nd consecutive day with more than 2,000 new cases. Montreal remains the epicenter of the epidemic in Quebec with 34.5% of all cases in the province.

France:
Cases confirmed since the first case: 2,512,266 cases (+12,799 in 24 hours), the day before (+17,565)
Healings: 183,775 people (+235 in 24 hours), the day before (+906)
National Healing Rate: 7.32% (-)
Deaths: 60,523 deaths (+131 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+544 in total)
Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,267,968 (+12,433 in 24 hours), the day before (+16,115)

Latin America and the Caribbean active cases (less deaths and recoveries):
Brazil: 643,319 cases (+5,458) in 24 hours), the day before (-16,512)
Mexico: 224,341 cases (-343 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,784)
Argentina: 131,126 cases (-1,663 in 24 hours), the day before (-158)
Colombia: 93,415 cases (+164 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,219)
Panama: 35,265 cases (+953 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,676) advance by one place
Dominican Republic: 33,736 cases (+328 in 24 hours), the day before (+251)
Peru: 26,570 cases (-4,381 in 24 hours), the day before (-2,191)
Ecuador: 14,358 cases (+337 in 24 hours), the day before (+911)
Chile: 13,436 cases (+515 in 24 hours), the day before (+126)
French Guiana: 10,375 cases (+88 in 24 hours), the day before (+116)
Guadeloupe: 7,651 cases (+58 in 24 hours), the day before (-9)
Martinique: 5,238 cases (+33 in 48 hours), the day before (not available)
Jamaica: 2,972 cases (-66 in 24 hours), the day before (-50)
Bahamas: 1,474 (+14 in 48 hours), the day before (not available)
Haiti: 1,135 cases (+43 in 24 hours), the day before (-12)
Cuba: 950 cases (+39 in 24 hours), the day before (+67)

HAITI:
Epidemiological situation:

According to the Ministry of Public Health, 58 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on December 18, 2020 (latest partial data available) for a total of 9,763 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 (+ 31 cases on December 17)

Healings: 8,394 people (+15 in 24 hours), the day before (+43)

Healing rate: 85.98% (-)

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

Death rate: 2.40% (-)

Active cases: (less deaths and recoveries) 1,135 cases (+43 in 24 hours), the day before (-12)

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: 40,580 (+371 in 24 hours as of December 18)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 40,567 (+371 in 24 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.

Hospital quarantine: 56 people (-19 in 24 hours on December 17), the day before (+2)

People in intensive care: (information not available)

Quarantine to Sunday: 1,016 people (-287 as of December 16)

Cases confirmed by department:

West: 6.621 (+47)
North: 664 (unchanged)
Artibonite: 585 (+1)
Center: 500 (+2)
Northeast: 312 (unchanged)
South-East: 272 (unchanged)
South: 261 (+7)
Northwest: 229 (unchanged)
Grand'Anse: 171 (unchanged)
Nippes: 148 (+1)

UNITED STATES:
Epidemiological situation:

United States:
Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 17,844,839 cases (+186,788 in 24 hours), the day before (+192,904)
Heals: 10,622,082 healings (+76,637 in 24 hours), the day before (+151,159)
National Healing Rate: 59.52% (-)
Deaths: 317,670 deaths (+1,494 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,516)
National death rate: 1.78% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 6,905,087 cases, (+108,657 in 24 hours) the day before (+39,229)
Tests: 230,118,657 people were tested (+1,729,656 in 24 hours) the day before (+2,431,017)

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases



Day 2 of decrease in the number of new cases, as well as a decrease in deaths in the last 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: 848,042 cases (+9.957 in 24 hours), the day before (+9.919)
Healings: 94,579 people (not available), the day before (+522 in 48 hours)
Healing rate: 11.15% (-)
Deaths: 36,431 deaths (+113 in 24 hours), the day before (+141)
Death rate: 4.30% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 717,032 cases (+9,844 in 24 hours), the day before (+10,256)
Tests: 23,318,158 people tested (+197,251 in 24 hours), the day before (+191,476)

State of Massachusetts:
Cases since the start of the epidemic: 323,531 cases (+4,261 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,344)
Healings: 206,843 people healed (weekly update)
Healing rate: 63.90% (-)
Deaths: 11,717 deaths (+60 in 24 hours), the day before (+47)
Death rate: 3.62% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and cures): 104,971 cases (+4,201 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,297)
Tests: 10,178,769 people tested (+90,789 in 24 hours), the day before (+80,214 in 48 hours)

Florida:
Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,201,566 cases (+8,401 cases in 24 hours), the day before (+11,682)
Deaths: 20,568 deaths (+95 in 24 hours), the day before (+72)
Death rate: 1.71% (-)
Tests: 14,611,374 (+93,331 in 24 hours), the day before (+123,243)

Miami Dade (FL):
Cases since the start of the epidemic: 274,117 cases (+2,019 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,382)
Death: 4,066 deaths (+16 in 24 hours), the day before (+16)
Death rate: 1.48% (-)

QUEBEC:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (February 27, 2020):
176,985 cases (+2,146 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,038)

Healing: 151,044 people (+1,799 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,847)

Deaths: 7,736 deaths (+21 in 24 hours), the day before (+44)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 19,202 cases (+1,326 in 24 hours), the day before (+147)

Hospitals: 1,110 people hospitalized (+5 in 24 hours), the day before (-6)

Intensive care: 146 people (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+1)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 61,120 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic (+783 in 24 hours), the day before (+625)

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 newsletter.

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: 62,120 cases (+ 783 in 24 hours). the day before (+625)
2 - Montérégie: 24,722 cases (+331 in 24 hours), the day before (+349)
3 - Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 15,522 cases (+147 in 24 hours), the day before (+219)
4 - Laval: 14,263 cases (+121 in 24 hours), the day before (+110)
5 - Lanaudière: 13,663 cases (+137 in 24 hours), the day before (+120)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 85.34% (-)

Death rate: 4.37% (-)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:
160.386 (+1.322 in 24 hours) the day before (+1.135) 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: 124,278 healings since March 1 (+994 in 24 hours), the day before (+878)

National Healing Rate: 77.49% (-)

Deaths: 2,384 deaths since March 1 (+2 in 24 hours), the day before (+6)

Death rate: 1.49% (-)

active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 33,736 cases (+328 in 24 hours), the day before (+251)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 892 out of 2,508 beds, i.e. 36% occupancy (+)
Intensive care beds: 247 out of 464 beds, i.e. 53% occupancy (+)
Beds with assisted ventilation: 122 out of 365 beds, i.e. 33% occupancy (+)

Top 5 of the most infected provinces (active case, less healings and deaths):
1 - National district: 8,634 cases (+121 in 24 hours), the day before (+134)
2 - Santo Domingo: 4,589 cases (+22 in 24 hours), the day before (+5)
3 - Santiago: 2,490 cases (+81 in 48 hours), the day before (+61)
4 - La Vega: 1,485 cases (+7 in 24 hours), the day before (+16)
5 - Espaillat: 1,083 cases (+7 in 24 hours), the day before (+6)

Tests (since the 1st case): 826,029 tests (+7.925 in 24 hours), the day before (+6.974)

FRANCE:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case: 2,512,266 cases (+12,799 in 24 hours), the day before (+17,565)

People hospitalized: 24,961 (+142 in 24 hours), the day before (-126)

Intensive care: 2,745 people (+27 in 24 hours), the day before (-46)

Healings: 183,775 people (+235 in 24 hours), the day before (+906)

National Healing Rate: 7.32% (-)

Deaths: 60,523 deaths (+131 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+544 in total)

Death rate: 2.41% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,267,968 (+12,433 in 24 hours), the day before (+16,115)

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-32577-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-275.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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