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Haiti - FLASH : 1 new case every 8 minutes...
24/06/2021 05:46:11

Haiti - FLASH : 1 new case every 8 minutes...
According to the Ministry of Public Health, 192 new cases and 5 deaths in 24 hours (3 Dept. West: 2 in the North) of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Haiti as of 19 June 2021 (latest partial data available) for a total of 17,902 cases and 398 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 (+ 4.2%) and 134 deaths (+ 3.8%).

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: 12,794 (+106)
North: 1.019 (+2)
Center: 912
Artibonite: 864 (+35)
North-East: 516 (+17)
South-East: 415 (+1)
South: 462 (+2)
North-West: 327 (+6)
Grand'Anse: 391 (+20)
Nippes: 202 (+3)

Situation 2021 : In the Department of the West, the main affected communes are : Delmas 1,564 cases (+28), Petion ville 1,407 cases (+18), Port-au-Prince 840 cases (+23 ), Tabarre 670 cases (+6), Croix-des-Bouquets 608 cases (+9) and Carrefour 335 cases (+10)

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



Distribution of confirmed cases by age :
0-9 years: 416 (+4)
10-19 years: 770 (+4)
20-29 years: 3,274 (+31)
30-39 years: 4,827 (+37)
40-49 years: 3,291 (+43)
50-59 years: 2,286 (+29)
60-69 years: 1.685 (+25)
70-79 years: 933 (+8)
80 years and over: 420 (+11)

Cumulative deaths by department :
West: 208 (+3)
North: 55 (+2)
Center: 27
Artibonite: 42
North-East: 8
South: 11
South-East: 10
North-West: 15
Grand'Anse: 14
Nipples: 8

Haiti : Number of Daily Deaths :



Distribution of deaths by age :
0-9 years: 12
10-19 years: 5
20-29 years: 18
30-39 years: 28
40-49 years: 46
50-59 years: 76 (+2)
60-69 years: 77
70-79 years: 79 (2)
80 years and over: 57 (+1)

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-34050-haiti-covid-19-haiti-special-report-460.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34036-haiti-flash-the-3rd-wave-has-already-killed-129-people.html

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