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Haiti - Cholera : Daily Bulletin #269
28/08/2023 10:17:56

Haiti - Cholera : Daily Bulletin #269
August 17, 2023: (latest available data, previous Ministry bulletin August 16 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-40360-haiti-cholera-daily-bulletin-268.html

Data calculated since the first confirmed case (October 3rd, 2022) according to data from the Department of Epidemiology, Laboratories and Research of the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP).

Total suspected cases: 61,355 since October 3rd, 2022 +4 (partial), previous +26 (partial)
Total new confirmed cases: 3,783* cases +0, previous +1
Total hospitalized cases (suspected and confirmed): 55,151 since October 3rd, 2022 +4 hospitalizations, previous +25
Total deaths: 826 deaths ((578 institutional (+0) and 248** community (+0)) +0, previous +0

* Not updated to date - By extrapolating the average rate of confirmed cases tested on the number of suspected cholera cases since the start of the epidemic, the number of confirmed cases should really be around 22,000
**Institutional not updated for 10 days. Very partial community, rare update...

Distribution of suspected cases, total since October 3rd:
(Very partial and incomplete update by the MSPP for this day)
Less than 1 year: 1,536 cases (+0) not updated for 2 days
1-4 years: 12,406 cases (+1)
5-9 years: 8,814 cases (+0)
10-14 years old: 4,624 cases (+0)
15-19 years old: 3,471 cases (+2)
20-29 years old: 7,895 cases (+0)
30-39 years old: 6,702 cases (+0)
40-49 years old: 5,015 cases (+0)
50-59 years old: 3,770 cases (+1)
60-69 years old: 2,756 cases (+0)
70-79 years old: 1,645 cases (+0)
80 years and over: 680 cases (+0)

Men: 53.37% men (=); Women 46.63% (=), Not updated

Positivity rate by age segment:



Number of tests carried out: 10,731* +0 in 24 hours, previous +3

Positivity rate (average since the rate of the epidemic): 35.25%, previous 35.25%

*not updated by the National Laboratory for 24 hours

Departments with confirmed cases:
Artibonite, Centre, Grand’Anse, North, North West, Nippes, North East, West, South and South East

Previous bulletin: https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-40360-haiti-cholera-daily-bulletin-268.html

List of Treatment Centers for acute diarrhea (including Cholera): https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-37939-icihaiti-flash-list-of-acute-diarrhea-treatment-centers-including-cholera.html

Definitions:
Suspected cases:
Anyone with acute watery, profuse diarrhea with or without vomiting and dehydration
Confirmed case:
Any suspected case with a positive culture for “Vibrio cholerae” or presenting an epidemiological link with a confirmed case of cholera
Hospitalized case:
Any suspected or confirmed case that spends at least 24 hours in a care centre
Institutional death:
Any suspected or confirmed case who dies in a treatment center.
Community death:
Any suspected case that dies outside of a caring institution.

See also :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-38148-haiti-humanitarian-the-un-and-its-partners-launch-a-flash-appeal-of-$1456m-for-haiti.html
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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