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Haiti - FLASH : 323 new cases and 16 deaths in 48 hours
21/06/2021 06:46:24

Haiti - FLASH : 323 new cases and 16 deaths in 48 hours
According to the Ministry of Public Health, 132 new cases and 12 deaths (7 Dept. West: 7, North: 2, Center: 1, South: 1, Grand'Anse: 1) in 24 hours of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti as of June 16, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 17,371 cases and 385 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Note that this is the highest number of deaths recorded in 24 hours since the first case of Covid in Haiti.

3rd wave :
As of June 16, 2021 the total of the 3rd wave (50 days) was 4,048 3,916 confirmed cases (+ 1.37%) and 120 deaths (+ 11.1%).

For reference in April 2021 before the start of the 3rd wave of Covid the toll for the month stood at 267 new cases and 9 deaths..

Cases confirmed by department :
West: 12,479 (+77)
North: 10,012 (+3)
Center: 900 (+15)
Artibonite: 813
North-East: 484
South-East: 403 (+5)
South: 438 (+31)
North-West: 311
Grand'Anse: 343 (+1)
Nippes: 188

Situation 2021 : In the Department of the West, the main affected municipalities are: Delmas 1,488 cases (+23), Petion ville 1,331 cases (+9), Port-au-Prince 784 cases (+ 10), Tabarre 650 cases (+6), Croix-des-Bouquets 578 cases (+10) and Carrefour 307 (+1)

Haiti: Total active cases since the start of the pandemic :



Distribution of confirmed cases by age :
0-9 years: 408 (+5)
10-19 years: 757 (+4)
20-29 years: 3,180 (+16)
30-39 years: 4,720 (+25)
40-49 years: 3,192 (+23)
50-59 years: 2,199 (+20)
60-69 years: 1,626 (+20)
70-79 years: 895 (+12)
80 years and over: 394 (+7)

Cumulative deaths by department :
West: 200 (+7)
North: 53 (+2)
Center: 26 (+1)
Artibonite: 40
North-East: 8
South-East: 10
South: 11 (+1)
North-West: 15
Grand'Anse: 14 (+1)
Nipples: 8

Cumulative deaths since the start of the pandemic :



Distribution of deaths by age :
0-9 years: 11 (+1
10-19 years: 5
20-29 years: 18
30-39 years: 28
40-49 years: 45
50-59 years: 73 (+3)
60-69 years: 76 (+2)
70-79 years: 73 (+3)
80 years and over: 56 (+3)

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-34026-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-457.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34012-haiti-flash-191-new-cases-and-4-deaths-in-24-hours.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34003-haiti-flash-no-vaccines-in-the-country-before-july.html

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