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Haiti - COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #280
25/12/2020 07:22:23

Haiti - COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #280
WORLD SITUATION:
Friday, December 25, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide by the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 79,461,042 cases (+650,431), the day before (+733,403), Number of contaminated countries 191 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32612-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-279.html

Since the start of the pandemic 44,774,892 people have been cured of Covid-19 around the world (+399,141), the day before (+317,727)

Since the start of the pandemic 1,743,760 people have died from Covid-19 around the world (+12,569 in 24 hours), the day before (+12,820)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 32,942,390 (+238,721 in 24 hours), the day before (+402,856)

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:



The progress of the Covid-19 slowed down, decreasing in the last 24 hours. The world is still in a plateau phase.

Average cure rate in the world: 56.35% (+)

Average death rate in the world: 2.19% (-)

TOP 5 countries with the most active cases: (less deaths and recoveries)
1st - USA: 7,106,175 cases, (+68,348 in 24 hours) the day before (+69,141)
2nd - France: 2,325,571 (+19,977 in 24 hours), the day before (+13,439)
3rd - United Kingdom 2,120,591 cases (+38,475 in 24 hours), the day before (+38,325)
4th - Spain: 1,654,751 cases (+12,536 cases in 24 hours), the day before (+12,208)
5th - Brazil: 721,246 cases (+57,666 in 24 hours) in 24 hours), the day before (+34,359)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:
1st - USA: 329,097 deaths (+2,880 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,385)
2nd - Brazil: 189,982 deaths (+762 in 24 hours), the day before (+388)
3rd - India: 147,092 deaths (+336 in 24 hours), the day before (+312)
4th - Mexico: 121,172 deaths (+861 in 24 hours), the day before (+816)
5th - Italy: 70,900 deaths (+505 in 24 hours), the day before (+553)

TOP 5 countries with the highest total number of healings:
1st - USA: 11,219,123 healings (+117,257 in 24 hours), cure rate 60.14% (+)
2nd - India: 9,717,834 healings (+24,661 in 24h), cure rate 95.77% (+)
3rd - Brazil: 6,512,717 healings (not available), cure rate 88.42% (-)
4th - Russia: 2,374,589 healings (+26,889 in 24h), cure rate 80.13% (+)
5th - Turkey: 1,935,292 healings (+33,985), cure rate 91.13% (-)

DIASPORA:
USA:
Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 18,654,395 cases (+188,485 in 24 hours), the day before (+229,295)
Healings: 11,219,123 healings (+117,257 in 24 hours), the day before (+156,769)
National Healing Rate: 60.14% (+)
Deaths: 329,097 deaths (+2,880 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,385)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 7,106,175 cases, (+68,348 in 24 hours) the day before (+69,141)

Canada:
Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 538,183 cases (+5,677 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,921)
Healings: 448,119 people (+3,953 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,708)
National Healing Rate: 83.27% (-)
Deaths: 14,745 deaths (+129 in 24 hours), the day before (+172)
National death rate: 2.74% (=)
Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 75,319 cases (+1,595 in 24 hours), the day before (+41)

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases



Canada seems to have reached the peak of the 2nd wave. Quebec 2,349 cases in 24 new records, the Covid is spreading rapidly and remains above 2,000 cases per day for a week. 7,229 Quebecers have already been vaccinated

France:
Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,566,421 cases (+21,634 in 24 hours), the day before (+14,929)
Healings: 188,608 people (+1,367 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,214)
National Healing Rate: 7.35% (+)
Deaths: 62,242 deaths (+290 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+276 in total)
Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,325,571 (+19,977 in 24h), the day before (+13,439)

Latin America and the Caribbean active cases (less deaths and recoveries):
Brazil: 663,580 cases (not available) in 24 hours), the day before (+34,359)
Mexico: 226,136 cases (+1,616 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,891)
Argentina: 145,011 cases (+7,737 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,975)
Colombia: 100,996 cases (+1,512 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,196)
Panama: 39,914 cases (+1,457 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,315)
Dominican Republic: 34,518 cases (+388 in 24 hours), the day before (+313)
Peru: 24,594 cases (-2,159 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,633)
Ecuador: 12,415 cases (+911 in 24 hours), the day before (+707)
Chile: 14,392 cases (+1,500 in 24 hours), the day before (-235)
French Guiana: 10,530 cases (+38 in 24 hours), the day before (+60)
Guadeloupe: 7,637 cases (-2 in 24h), the day before (-4 in 48h)
Martinique: 5,233 cases (-1 in 48 hours), the day before (not available)
Jamaica: 2,648 cases (-69 in 24 hours), the day before (-83)
Bahamas: 1,453 (not available), the day before (+16 in 48 hours)
Haiti: 1,154 cases (-13 in 48 hours), the day before (+29)
Cuba: 1,200 cases (+146 in 24 hours), the day before (+28)

HAITI:
Epidemiological situation:
According to the Ministry of Public Health, 41 new cases of Covid-19 would have been confirmed in Haiti on December 21 and 22, 2020 (latest partial data available) for a total of 9,846 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 (+ 34 cases on December 20)

Healings: 8,457 people (+54 in 48 hours), the day before (+5)

Healing rate: 85.89% (+)

Deaths: 235 deaths, (unchanged since December 22).

Death rate: 2.39% (-)

Active cases: (less deaths and cures) 1,154 cases (-13 in 48 hours), the day before (+29)

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: 41,222 (+235 in 48 hours as of December 19)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 40,974 (not available, figure from December 20)). 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: not available

People in intensive care: (information not available)

People currently treated at home: not available

Cases confirmed by department:
West: 6,690 (+30)
North: 668 (+4)
Artibonite: 590 (+4)
Center: 503 (+3)
Northeast: 313 (unchanged)
South-East: 272 (unchanged)
South: 261 (unchanged)
Northwest: 229 (unchanged)
Grand'Anse: 172 (unchanged)
Nippes: 148 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:
Epidemiological situation:

United States:
Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 18,654,395 cases (+188,485 in 24 hours), the day before (+229,295)
Healings: 11,219,123 healings (+117,257 in 24 hours), the day before (+156,769)
National Healing Rate: 60.14% (+)
Deaths: 329,097 deaths (+2,880 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,385)
National death rate: 1.76% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 7,106,175 cases, (+68,348 in 24 hours) the day before (+69,141)
Tests: 237,496,535 people were tested (+1,874,962 in 24 hours) the day before (+1,742,930)

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases



The peak of the 3rd wave could have been reached. The US government purchased an additional 100 million doses of vaccine from Pfizer, bringing the total number to 400 million doses including Moderna (50% each). The US hopes to vaccinate nearly 200 million Americans by June 2021.

New York State:
Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 891,270 cases (+12,568 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,937)
Healings: 97,600 people (+743 in 24 hours), the day before (+672)
Healing rate: 10.95% (-)
Deaths: 37,028 deaths (+150 in 24 hours), the day before (+152)
Death rate: 4.15% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and cures): 756,642 cases (+11,673 in 24 hours), the day before (+11,113)
Tests: 24,070,193 people tested (+226,296 in 24 hours), the day before (+204,361)

State of Massachusetts:
Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 341,925 cases (+5,937 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,814)
Healings: 229,910 people healed (23,067 in one week) (weekly update)
Healing rate: 67.24% (+)
Deaths: 11,963 deaths (+76 in 24 hours), the day before (+83)
Death rate: 3.50% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and cures): 100,052 cases (-17,206 in 24 hours), the day before (+4,731)
Tests: 10,514,045 people tested (+114,476 in 24 hours), the day before (+97,655 in 48 hours)

Florida:
Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,247,546 cases (+13,147 cases in 24 hours), the day before (+11,384)
Deaths: 20,995 deaths (+121 in 24 hours), the day before (+120)
Death rate: 1.68% (-)
Tests: 15,093,456 (+151,586 in 24 hours), the day before (+108,462)

Miami Dade (FL):
Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 283,285 cases (+2,303 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,243)
Death: 4,108 deaths (+12 in 72 hours), the day before (not available)
Mortality rate: 1.45% (-)

QUEBEC:

Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (February 27, 2020):
185,872 cases (+2,349 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,247)

Healing: 158,201 people (+1,926 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,602)

Deaths: 7,913 deaths (+46 in 24 hours), the day before (+73)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 19.758 cases (+377 in 24 hours), the day before (+572)

Hospitals: 1,052 people hospitalized (+15 in 24 hours), the day before (+12)

Intensive care: 146 people (+4 in 24 hours), the day before (+5)

In Montreal, epicenter of the pandemic in Quebec where the largest Haitian community is located (nearly 150,000 members): 65,412 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic (+892 in 24 hours), the day before (+799)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:
Warning: Santé Montréal has not updated the situation by borough. The numbers below are the same as our newsletter the day before.

1 - Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 5,619 cases (+60 in 24 hours), the day before (+97)
2 - Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 5,308 cases (+79 in 24 hours), the day before (+76)
3 - Montreal North: 4,929 cases (+52 in 24 hours), the day before (+47)
4 - Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 4.923 (+55 in 24 hours), the day before (+62)
5 - Mercier – Hochelaga-Maisonneuve: 4,481 cases (+45 in 24 hours), the day before (+160)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:
1 - Montreal: 65,412 cases (+892 in 24 hours). the day before (+799)
2 - Montérégie: 25,946 cases (+324 in 24 hours), the day before (+337)
3 - Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 16,318 cases (+223 in 24 hours), the day before (+519)
4 - Laval: 15,152 cases (+215 in 24 hours), the day before (+162)
5 - Lanaudière: 14,215 cases (+141 in 24 hours), the day before (+116)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 85.11% (-)

Number of people vaccinated: 7,229 (+1,891 in 24 hours)

Death rate: 4.26% (-)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:
163,654 (+1,158 in 24 hours) the day before (+566) 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: 126,732 healings since March 1 (+767 in 24 hours), the day before (+250)

National Healing Rate: 77.44% (-)

Death: 2,404 deaths since March 1 (+3 in 24 hours), the day before (+3)

Death rate: 1.47% (-)

active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 34,518 cases (+388 in 24 hours), the day before (+313)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 881 out of 2,507 beds, i.e. 35% occupancy (+)
Intensive care beds: 242 out of 453 beds, i.e. 53% occupancy (=)
Beds with assisted ventilation: 129 out of 367 beds, i.e. 35% occupancy (=)

Top 5 of the most infected provinces (active case, less healings and deaths):
1 - National district: 9,072 cases (+237 in 24 hours), the day before (+132)
2 - Santo Domingo: 4,665 cases (+48 in 24 hours), the day before (+72)
3 - Santiago: 2,718 cases (+67 in 48 hours), the day before (+136)
4 - La Vega: 1,493 cases (+9 in 24 hours), the day before (-7)
5 - Espaillat: 1,102 cases (not available), the day before (not available)

Tests (since the 1st case): 843,393 tests (+4.609 in 24 hours), the day before (+3.353)

FRANCE:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,566,421 cases (+21,634 in 24 hours), the day before (+14,929)

Hospitalized people: 24,607 (-245 in 24 hours), the day before (-80)

Intensive care: 2,743 people (-58 in 24 hours), the day before (-18)

Healings: 188,608 people (+1,367 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,214)

National Healing Rate: 7.35% (+)

Deaths: 62,242 deaths (+290 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+276 in total)

National death rate: 2.43% (=)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,325,571 (+19,977 in 24h), the day before (+13,439)

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-32612-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-279.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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