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Haiti - COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #303
17/01/2021 09:20:17

Haiti - COVID-19 : Haiti Special Report #303
WORLD SITUATION:
Sunday January 17, 2021, the number of people infected worldwide by the Covid-19 coronavirus since the start of the pandemic (Official source), amounted to 94,544,494 cases (+600,792), the day before (+742,340). Number of contaminated countries 191 (unchanged)

Bulletin of the day before: https: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32790-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-302.html

Since the start of the pandemic 52,039,269 people have been cured of Covid-19 worldwide (+279,698), the day before (+309,979)

Since the start of the pandemic 2,022,854 people have died of Covid-19 around the world (+12,154 in 24 hours), the day before (+14,894)

The number of active cases (less deaths and recoveries) in the world is currently 40,482,371 (+308,940 in 24 hours), the day before (+417,467)

Average cure rate in the world: 55.04% (-)

Average death rate in the world: 2.14% (=)

World: Number of daily confirmed cases:



Vaccination: 39,130,000 doses of vaccine injected as of January 16, 2021 (+3,340,000) latest data available

TOP 5 countries with the most active cases: (less deaths and recoveries)
1st - USA: 9,019,361 cases, (+109,975 in 24 hours), the day before (+97,096)
2nd - France: 2,658,643 (+20,228 in 24 hours), the day before (+19,366
3rd - Spain: 2,048,474 cases (not available), the day before (+39,962)
4th * - United Kingdom 1,749,665 cases (+23,965), the day before (not available)
5th - Brazil: 759,940 cases (+12,769 in 24 hours), the day before (+24,711)

TOP 5 countries with the most deaths:
1st - USA: 395,851 deaths (+3,745 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,928)
2nd - Brazil: 209,296 deaths (+1,050 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,151)
3rd - India: 152,274 deaths (+181 in 24 hours), the day before (+175)
4th - Mexico: 140,241 deaths (+1,219 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,106)
5th * - United Kingdom: 88,590 deaths (+1,142 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,285)

TOP 5 countries with the highest number of healings:
1st - USA: 14,343,644 healings (+114,675 in 24h), cure rate 60.37% (-)
2nd - India: 10,196,885 healings (+17,170 in 24h), cure rate 96.58% (+)
3rd - Brazil: 7,485,823 healings (+47,748 in 24h), cure rate 88.54% (-)
4th - Russia: 2,929,255 healings (+23,283 in 24h), cure rate 82.97% (+)
5th - Turkey: 2,254,052 healings (+8.005), cure rate 94.90% (+)

DIASPORA:
USA:
Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 23,758,856 cases (+228,395 in 24 hours), the day before (+217,360)
Healings: 14,343,644 healings (+114,675 in 24 hours), the day before (+116,850)
National Healing Rate: 60.37% (-)
Deaths: 395,851 deaths (+3,745 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,414)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 9,019,361 cases, (+109,975 in 24 hours), the day before (+97,096)

Canada:
Cases since the start of the epidemic (January 25, 2020): 706,897 cases (+6,359 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,880)
Healings: 614,692 people (+6,370 in 24 hours), the day before (+8,569)
National Healing Rate: 86.96 (+)
Deaths: 17,887 deaths (+144 in 24 hours), the day before (+184)
National death rate: 2.53% (=)
Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 74,318 cases (-155 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,873)

Vaccination: 543,291 doses of vaccine injected since December 14, date of the first injection in Canada, (+83,799 in 24 hours as of January 16, 2021) latest data available

Canada: Number of daily confirmed cases



France:
Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,937,784 cases (+21,406 in 24 hours), the day before (+21,271)
Healings: 209,025 people (+985 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,269)
National Healing Rate: 7.12% (-)
Deaths: 70,116 deaths (+193 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+636 in total)
Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,658,643 (+20,228 in 24 hours), the day before (+19,366)

Latin America and the Caribbean active cases (less deaths and recoveries):
Brazil: 759,940 cases (+12,769 in 24 hours), the day before (+24,711)
Mexico: 277,614 cases (+6,711 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,071)
Colombia: 130,854 cases (+7,000 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,079)
Argentina: 173,580 cases (-2,277 in 24 hours), the day before (-243)
Panama: 54,577 cases (-31 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,324)
Dominican Republic: 46,877 cases (+1,271 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,071)
Peru: 39,297 cases (not available), the day before (+5,401)
Chile: 25,737 cases (-702 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,288)

Ecuador: 22,911 cases (+3,899 in 24 hours), the day before (+837)
French Guiana: 12,667 cases (+247 in 24 hours), the day before (+147)
Guadeloupe: 7,889 cases (-1 in 24 hours), the day before (-3 in 48 hours)
Martinique: 5,807 cases (-400 authorities correction), the day before (+400 in 48 hours)
Cuba: 4,155 cases (+163 in 24 hours), the day before (+302)
Jamaica: 2,099 cases (-101 in 24 hours), the day before (+37)
Haiti: 1,621 cases (+83 in 24 hours), the day before (+44)
Bahamas: 1,332 (not available), the day before (-153 in 48 hours)

HAITI:
Epidemiological situation:
According to the Ministry of Public Health, 100 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti on January 14, 2020 (latest partial data available) for a total of 10,781 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 (+46 cases on January 13)

Healings: 8,920 people (+15 in 24 hours), the day before (+2)

Healing rate: 82.74% (-)

Death: 240 deaths

Death rate: 2.23% (=)

Active cases: (less deaths and cures) 1,621 cases (+83 in 24 hours), the day before (+44)

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: 45,927 cases (+266 in 24 hours, the day before (+376)

Cases tested since the start of the pandemic: 45,894 (+247 in 24 hours as of January 14), the day before (+300). Note that the very low number of people tested does not statistically make it possible to make a representative estimate of the cases of Covid-19 in Haiti.

People hospitalized: 61 as of Jan. 13 (+28 in 24 hours)

People in intensive care: (not available)

Person in isolation: 1,620 as of Jan 13 (+82 in 24 hours)

People currently treated at home: 927 681 on Jan. 13 (+246 in 24 hours)

Cases confirmed by department:

West: 7,529 (+95)
North: 692 (+2)
Artibonite: 606 (+1)
Center: 527 (unchanged)
Northeast: 327 (unchanged)
South-East: 275 (unchanged)
South: 263 (+1)
North-West: 232 (+1)
Grand'Anse: 177 (unchanged)
Nippes: 153 (unchanged)

UNITED STATES:
Epidemiological situation:

United States:
Case since the first case (March 9, 2020): 23,758,856 cases (+228,395 in 24 hours), the day before (+217,360)
Healings: 14,343,644 healings (+114,675 in 24 hours), the day before (+116,850)
National Healing Rate: 60.37% (-)
Deaths: 395,851 deaths (+3,745 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,414)
National death rate: 1.67% (=)
Active cases (less deaths and recoveries): 9,019,361 cases, (+109,975 in 24 hours), the day before (+97,096)
Tests: 277,294,401 people were tested (+1,977,931 in 24 hours) the day before (+2,242,282)

Vaccination: 12,280,000 doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020 date of the first injection in the United States (+1,030,000 as of January 15, 2021) latest available data

USA: Number of daily confirmed cases



New York State:
Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,228,867 cases (+15,945 in 24 hours), the day before (+19,469)
Healings: 114,868 people (+949 in 24 hours), the day before (+940)
Healing rate: 9.35% (-)
Deaths: 40,806 deaths (+169 in 24 hours), the day before (+202)
Death rate: 3.32% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and cures): 1,073,193 cases (+14,827 in 24 hours), the day before (+18,327)
Tests: 28,732,991 people tested (+277,286 in 24 hours), the day before (+324,671)

State of Massachusetts:
Cases since the start of the epidemic (February 1, 2020): 465,726 cases (+5,799 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,525)
Healings: 324,320 people healed (+30,681 update of January 15, 2021 - weekly update)
Healing rate: 69.64% (-)
Deaths: 13,583 deaths (+74 in 24 hours), the day before (+76)
Death rate: 2.92% (-)
Active cases (less deaths and cures): 127,823 cases (+5,725 in 24 hours), the day before (+5,449)
Tests: 12,259,486 people tested (+122,159 in 24 hours), the day before (+100,968)

Florida:
Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 1, 2020): 1,560,186 cases (+12,119 in 24 hours), the day before (+16,875)
Death: 24,004 deaths (+205 in 24 hours), the day before (+186)
Death rate: 1.54% (=)
Tests: 17,546,717 (+122,159 in 24 hours), the day before (+141,762)

Miami Dade (FL):
Cases since the start of the epidemic (March 12, 2020): 341,842 cases (+2,408 in 24 hours), the day before (+2,685)
Death: 4,561 deaths (+33 in 24 hours), the day before (+28)
Death rate: 1.33% (-)

QUEBEC:
Epidemiological situation:
Cases confirmed since the first case (February 27, 2020):
240,970 cases (+2,225 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,918)

Healing: 210,364 people (+2,430 in 24 hours), the day before (+3,193)

Death: 9,005 deaths (+60 in 24 hours), the day before (+60)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 21,601 cases (-272 in 24 hours), the day before (-1,335)

Hospitals: 1,471 people hospitalized (-22 in 24), the day before (-27)

Intensive care: 227 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): 85,739 cases have been confirmed since the start of the epidemic (+958 in 24 hours), previous (+760)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated Montreal boroughs:
Warning: Santé Montréal does not update the situation by borough on weekends. The figures below are from Friday

1 - Côte-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 7,384 cases (+69 in 24 hours), the day before (+76)
2 - Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc Extension: 6,956 cases (+56 in 24 hours), the day before (+54)
3 - Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 6.624 (+85 in 24 hours), the day before (+69)
4 - Montreal North: 6,289 cases (+73 in 24 hours), the day before (+57)
5 - Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles: 5,869 (+77 in 24h), the day before (+44)

TOP 5 of the most contaminated regions of Quebec:
1 - Montreal: 85,739 cases (+958 in 24 hours), the day before (+760)
2 - Montérégie: 34,347 cases (+427 in 24 hours), the day before (+311)
3 - Capitale-Nationale (Quebec): 20,251 cases (+101 in 24 hours), the day before (+130)
4 - Laval: 20,237 cases (+219 in 24 hours), the day before (+126)
5 - Lanaudière: 17,420 cases (+113 in 24 hours), the day before (+89)

Province of Quebec Healing Rate: 87.30% (+)

Death rate: 3.74% (=)

Vaccination: 137,856 doses of vaccine injected since December 14, 2020, date of the first injection (latest data available January 16 - MSSS)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since March 1:
191,339 (+2,370 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,482). 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: 142,030 healings since March 1 (+1,099 in 24 hours), the day before (+407)

National Healing Rate: 74.23% (-)

Death: 2,432 deaths (+0 in 24 hours), the day before (+4)

Death rate: 1.27 (-)

Active cases: (excluding death and recovery) 46,877 cases (+1,271 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,071)

Hospital occupancy rate:

Covid- 19 beds: 1,261 occupied out of 2,729 beds, i.e. 46% occupancy (-)
Intensive care beds: 321 occupied out of 532 beds, i.e. 60% occupancy (+)
Beds with assisted ventilation: 166 occupied out of 388 beds, i.e. 43% occupancy (+)

Top 5 of the most infected provinces (active case, less healings and deaths):
1 - National district: 13,007 cases (+125 in 24 hours), the day before (+430)
2 - Santo Domingo: 6,543 cases (+122 in 24 hours), the day before (+191)
3 - Santiago: 4.509 cases (+248 in 24 hours), the day before (+121)
4 - La Vega: 1,949 cases (+34 in 24 hours), the day before (+14)
5 - Puerto Plata: 1,733 cases (+128 in 24 hours), the day before (+25)

Tests (since the 1st case): 947,423 tests (+8,670 in 24 hours), the day before (+6,164)

FRANCE:
Epidemiological situation:

Cases confirmed since the first case (January 24, 2020): 2,937,784 cases (+21,406 in 24 hours), the day before (+21,271)

Hospitalized people: 24,985 (-24 in 24 hours), the day before (+26)

Intensive care: 2,731 people (+1 in 24 hours), the day before (+14)

Healings: 209,025 people (+985 in 24 hours), the day before (+1,269)

National Healing Rate: 7.12% (-)

Deaths: 70,116 deaths (+193 in hospitals and +0 in EMS / EHPAD), the day before (+636 in total)

National death rate: 2.39% (+)

Active cases: (excluding death and cures) 2,658,643 (+20,228 in 24 hours), the day before (+19,366)

Vaccination: 413,046 doses of vaccine injected since December 27, 2020, date of the first injection in France (+24,316 update on January 14) latest data available

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-32790-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-302.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-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-30901-haiti-flash-state-disbursements-report-to-fight-against-the-covid-19.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30454-haiti-flash-covid-19-first-death-in-haiti.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30165-haiti-flash-first-case-of-covid-19-in-the-dominican-republic.html

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