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Haiti - FLASH : The 3rd wave has already killed 129 people
22/06/2021 06:25:15

Haiti - FLASH : The 3rd wave has already killed 129 people
According to the Ministry of Public Health, 339 new cases and 8 deaths in 48 hours (5 Dept. West: 2 in Artibonite, 1 in the Center) of Covid-19 were confirmed in Haiti as of June 18, 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 17,710 cases and 393 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

3rd wave:
As of June 17, 2021 the total of the 3rd wave (beginning of May 10, 2021) amounts to 4,531 confirmed cases (+ 5.7%) and 129 deaths (+ 2.5%).

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

Cases confirmed by department :
West: 12,688 (+209)
North: 1.017 (+5)
Center: 912 (+12)
Artibonite: 829 (+16)
North-East: 499 (+15)
South-East: 415 (+11)
South: 460 (+22)
North-West: 321 (+10)
Grand'Anse: 371 (+28)
Nippes: 199 (+11)

Situation 2021 : In the Department of the West, the main affected municipalities are: Delmas 1,536 cases (+49), Petion ville 1,389 cases (+58), Port-au-Prince 817 cases (+33 ), Tabarre 664 cases (+16), Croix-des-Bouquets 599 cases (+21) and Carrefour 325 cases (+18)

Haiti : Number of active cases since the start of the pandemic (less deaths and recoveries):



Distribution of confirmed cases by age :
0-9 years: 412 (+4)
10-19 years: 766 (+9)
20-29 years: 3,243 (+63)
30-39 years: 4,790 (+70)
40-49 years: 3,248 (+56)
50-59 years: 2,257 (+58)
60-69 years: 1,660 (+34)
70-79 years: 925 (+30)
80 years and over: 409 (+16)

Cumulative deaths by department :
West: 201 (+5)
North: 53
Center: 26 (+1)
Artibonite: 42 (+2)
North-East: 8
South-East: 10
South: 11
North West :
Grand'Anse: 14
Nipples: 8

Haiti: Cumulative deaths since the start of the pandemic :



Distribution of deaths by age :
0-9 years: 12 (+1)
10-19 years: 5
20-29 years: 18
30-39 years: 28
40-49 years: 46 (+1)
50-59 years: 74 (+1)
60-69 years: 77 (+1)
70-79 years: 77 (+4)
80 years and over: 56

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 of 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-34034-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-458.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34028-haiti-flash-323-new-cases-and-16-deaths-in-48-hours.html

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