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iciHaiti - Cholera : Daily Bulletin #283
19/09/2023 10:42:06

iciHaiti - Cholera : Daily Bulletin #283
September 3rd, 2023: (latest data available, previous Ministry bulletin August 30 https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-40531-icihaiti-cholera-daily-bulletin-282.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: 63,563 since October 3rd, 2022 +622 in 72 hours, previous +27 (partial)
Total new confirmed cases: 3,856* cases +11, previous +4
Total hospitalized cases (suspected and confirmed): 57,141 since October 3rd, 2022 +718 hospitalizations in 72 hours, previous +31
Total deaths: 860** deaths ((603 institutional deaths (+0) and 252** community deaths (+0)) +0, previous +5

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 72 hours. Very partial community, rare updating…

Distribution of suspected cases, total since October 3rd:
(Update for 3 days, the Ministry not having published data from August 31 to September 2, 2023)
Less than 1 year: 1,601 cases (+7)
1-4 years: 12,720 cases (+159)
5-9 years: 9,147 cases (+18)
10-14 years: 4,802 cases (+74)
15-19 years old: 3,628 cases (+55)
20-29 years old: 8,168 cases (+102)
30-39 years old: 6,834 cases (+64)
40-49 years: 5,175 cases (+45)
50-59 years old: 3,911 cases (+43)
60-69 years: 2,863 cases (+28)
70-79 years: 1,711 cases (+18)
80 years and over: 708 cases (+9)

Men: 53.24% men (-); Women 46.76% (+)

Positivity rate by age segment:



Number of tests carried out: 11,154 +64 in 72 hours, previous +24 in 24 hours

Positivity rate (average since the outbreak of the epidemic): 34.57%, previous 34.67%

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-40531-icihaiti-cholera-daily-bulletin-282.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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