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Haiti - COVID-19 : FLASH, 171 new cases in 48 hours, strong increase in deaths
24/05/2021 11:17:42

Haiti - COVID-19 : FLASH, 171 new cases in 48 hours, strong increase in deaths
The last published report from the Ministry of Public Health dated May 20, 2021 reports 63 new cases and 5 new deaths (4 in the West, 1 in Nippes) in 24 hours (13,906 confirmed cases and 288 deaths since the start of the pandemic). This brings to 802 the number of new cases since the beginning of May 2021. Note that the number of registered deaths is up sharply +34 deaths in 20 days

Cases confirmed by department :
West: 9.901 (+52)
North: 861 (+2)
Center: 732 (unchanged)
Artibonite: 713 (+1)
North-East: 386 (+1)
South-East: 308 (unchanged)
South: 305 (+3)
Northwest: 292 (unchanged)
Grand'Anse: 243 (+1)
Nippes: 165 (+3)

Distribution of confirmed cases by age :
0-9 years: 346
10-19 years: 610
20-29 years: 2,675
30-39 years: 3,830
40-49 years: 2,555
50-59 years: 1,692
60-69 years: 1,229
70-79 years: 665
80 years and over: 304

Cumulative deaths by department :
West: 137
North: 39
Center: 20
Artibonite: 39
North-East: 6
South-East: 9
South: 6
North-West: 13
Grand'Anse: 13
Nipples: 6

Distribution of deaths by age :
0-9 years: 9
10-19 years: 5
20-29 years: 15
30-39 years: 20
40-49 years: 39
50-59 years: 50
60-69 years: 57
70-79 years: 54
80 years and over: 39

Suspected case of COVI-19 :
All people with a fever of 37.5 degrees Celsius or greater, or with a recent history of fever (within the last 14 days), with or without cough with or without breathing difficulties, body aches, chest pain and unexplained headache . Anyone with a sudden change in taste (dysguesia or ageusia) or smell (hyposmia or anosmia) without associated rhinitis should consult a doctor.
In children: all the signs mentioned above plus an alteration of the general condition, diarrhea or isolated fever, especially in children under 3 months.

Recommendations :
The Ministry of Health recommends to the population, the scrupulous respect of barrier gestures in general the systematic washing of hands, the respect of the physical distance 1.50m between people and the compulsory wearing of the mask in public places and in particular:

  • Always cough or sneeze into your sleeves or elbow, never into the other's face or hands;
  • Use paper tissues to wipe your hands or face and then throw them in the trash and wash your hands afterwards;
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap or alcoholic water. It is also possible to use a "sanitizer";
  • Avoid contact with anyone with flu-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 gatherings of people.


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