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Haiti - Covid-19 : New increase of 10% of cases in 24 hours, 52 deaths in 26 days
01/06/2021 06:03:51

Haiti - Covid-19 : New increase of 10% of cases in 24 hours, 52 deaths in 26 days
The latest data made available by the Ministry of Public Health dated May 26, 2021 mentions 112 new cases (+ 9.8%) and 6 new deaths (+200%) in 24 hours for a total of 14,465 confirmed cases and 317 deaths since the start of the pandemic. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33853-haiti-covid-19-10-increase-in-the-number-of-cases-in-24-hours.html

This brings the number of new cases to 1,395 and to 52 deaths for the first 26 days of May 2021 (latest data made available by the Ministry).

Cases confirmed by department :
West: 10.383 (+75)
North: 903 (+6)
Center: 778 (+12)
Artibonite: 744 (+3)
Northeast: 389 (unchanged)
South-East: 332 (+2)
South: 314 (+8)
Northwest: 299 (unchanged)
Grand'Anse: 256 (+6)
Nippes: 167 (unchanged)

Haiti: Cumulative cases since the start of the pandemic :



Distribution of confirmed cases by age :
0-9 years: 355
10-19 years: 627
20-29 years: 2.781
30-39 years: 4,001
40-49 years: 2.679
50-59 years: 1,786
60-69 years: 1,305
70-79 years: 708
80 years and over: 323

Cumulative deaths by department :
West: 153 (+3)
North: 46 (+3)
Center: 22 (+1)
Artibonite: 40
North-East: 6
South-East: 10
South: 6
North-West: 15
Grand'Anse: 13
Nipples: 6

Distribution of deaths by age :
0-9 years: 10
10-19 years: 5
20-29 years: 17
30-39 years: 20
40-49 years: 41 (+1)
50-59 years: 55
60-69 years: 62 (+3)
70-79 years: 62
80 years and over: 45 (+2)

Suspected case of COVID-19 :
Anyone with a fever greater than or equal to 37.5 degrees Celsius, 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.

In children : all the signs mentioned above plus a deterioration in the general condition, diarrhea or isolated fever, especially in children under 3 months, should be referred to a doctor.

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.

See also :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33859-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-437.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33853-haiti-covid-19-10-increase-in-the-number-of-cases-in-24-hours.html

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