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Haiti - Cholera : Cité Soleil and Port-au-Prince, strong increase in suspected cases in 24 hours
21/10/2022 10:12:47

Haiti - Cholera : Cité Soleil and Port-au-Prince, strong increase in suspected cases in 24 hours
Situation and progression of cholera in Haiti as of October 17, 2022 according to data from the Department of Epidemiology, Laboratories and Research of the Ministry of Public Health (latest data available) :

October 16: (First confirmed case October 2, 2022)
Total suspected cases since October 2 (including the national penitentiary): 996 cases + 13.5% in 24 hours (previous: 877 suspected cases)
Anyone with acute watery, profuse diarrhea with or without vomiting and dehydration

Total confirmed cases since October 2 (including the national penitentiary): 111 cases +42% in 48 hours (previous: 78 confirmed cases since October 2)
Any suspect or probable case with a positive culture for “Vibrio cholerae”

Total suspected cases currently hospitalized: 248 cases (not updated, previous: 248 hospitalized)

Total institutional deaths since October 2 (including the national penitentiary): 35 deaths +2.9% in 24 hours (previous: 34 deaths)

Distribution of suspected cases:
Less than 1 year: 13 cases (=)
1-4 years: 186 cases (+)
5-9 years: 115 cases (+)
10-14 years: 49 cases (+)
15-19 years old: 42 cases (+)
20-29 years old: 92 cases (+)
30-39 years old: 75 cases (+)
40-49 years old: 61 cases (+)
50-59 years old: 48 cases (+)
60-69 years: 19 cases (=)
70-79 years old: 18 cases (+)
80 years and over: 7 cases (+)

55.72% men
44.28% women

Samples received since October 2: 566 +14.80% in 48 hours (previous: 493 samples)
Tests carried out: 566,493 +14.80% in 48 hours (previous: 493 samples)
Positivity rate: 19.61% (+)

Distribution of suspected cases:
Artibonite Department:
Grand Saline: 1 case + ()
Saint-Marc: 3 cases (+200% in 24 hours)
Verettes: 1 case (=)
Saint-Michel: 1 case (=)
Gros Morne: 1 case (=)
Desdunes: 1 case (=)

Centre Department:
Mirebalais: 13 cases (=)
Saut-d’Eau: 1 case (=)

Nippes Department:
Small Hole: 2 cases (+)

West Department:
Cité Soleil: 357 cases (+21.4% in 24 hours)
Port-au-Prince: 277 cases (+25.33% in 24 hours)
Delmas: 36 cases (+0% in 24 hours)
Pétion-ville: 13 cases (-1 Ministry correction)
Tabarre: 8 cases (+0% in 24 hours)
Croix-des-Bouquets: 7 cases (+0% in 24 hours)
Crossroads: 3 Cases (+0% in 24 hours)

Previous bulletin : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37931-haiti-cholera-32-jump-in-hospitalizations-in-24-hours.html

See also :
https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-37816-icihaiti-cholera-entry-ban-on-cooked-food-from-haiti-on-the-dajabon-market.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37807-haiti-flash-cholera-the-who-is-sounding-the-alarm.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37803-haiti-flash-already-7-dead-from-cholera-and-dozens-of-suspected-cases.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37795-haiti-flash-cholera-back-in-haiti-fear-of-epidemic-the-un-ready-to-intervene.html

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