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Haiti - Cholera : Daily Bulletin #280
16/09/2023 10:52:03

Haiti - Cholera : Daily Bulletin #280
August 28, 2023: (latest data available, previous Ministry bulletin August 27 https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-40509-haiti-cholera-daily-bulletin-279.html

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

Total suspected cases: 62,878 since October 3rd, 2022 +43 (partial), previous +45 (partial and incomplete)
Total new confirmed cases: 3,841* cases +6, previous +0
Total hospitalized cases (suspected and confirmed): 56,360 since October 3, 2022 +37 hospitalizations, previous +44
Total deaths: 850** deaths ((598 institutional deaths (+0) and 252** community deaths (+0)) +0, previous +0

*By extrapolating the average rate of confirmed cases tested over the number of suspected cholera cases since the start of the epidemic, the number of confirmed cases should actually be above 21,000
**Not updated for 6 days - Very partial community, rare update…

Distribution of suspected cases, total since October 3rd:
(Partial update from the Ministry)
Less than 1 year: 1,589 cases (+3)
1-4 years: 12,707 cases (+12)
5-9 years: 9,020 cases (+3)
10-14 years: 4,725 cases (+6)
15-19 years old: 3,570 cases (+3)
20-29 years old: 8,055 cases (+2)
30-39 years old: 6,826 cases (+4)
40-49 years: 5,125 cases (+3)
50-59 years old: 3,864 cases (+2)
60-69 years: 2,833 cases (+3)
70-79 years: 1,690 cases (+1)
80 years and over: 698 cases (+1)

Men: 53.30% men (=); Women 46.70% (=) Not updated today

Positivity rate by age segment:



Number of tests carried out: 11,066 +39 in 24 hours, previous +1 in 24 hours

Positivity rate (average since the outbreak of the epidemic): 34.70%, previous 34.77%

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

Previous bulletin: https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-40509-haiti-cholera-daily-bulletin-279.html

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

Definitions:
Suspected cases:
Any person 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 who spends at least 24 hours in a treatment center
Institutional death:
Any suspected or confirmed case who dies in a care center.
Community death:
Any suspected case who dies outside a care 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

HL/ HaitiLibre

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