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iciHaiti - Cholera : Daily Bulletin #323
10/11/2023 10:01:17

iciHaiti - Cholera : Daily Bulletin #323
October 18, 2023: (latest data available), previous Ministry bulletin October 17 https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-40933-icihaiti-cholera-daily-bulletin-322.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: 70,187 since October 3rd, 2022 +72 in the previous 24 hours +93 in 24 hours
Total new confirmed cases: 3,999* cases +9, previous +2
Total hospitalized cases (suspected and confirmed): 61,968 since October 3rd, 2022 +69 in 24 hours, previous +65 in 24 hours
Total deaths: 990 deaths ((722 institutional deaths (+12) and 268 community deaths (+1**)) +13, previous +16

*By extrapolating the average rate of confirmed cases over the number of suspected cholera cases tested since the start of the epidemic, the number of confirmed cases should actually be more than 23,000.
**Very partial and rare community update due to insecurity in the areas

Distribution of suspected cases, total since October 3rd, 2022:
(partial update of the MSPP)
Less than 1 year: 1,698 cases (+1)
1-4 years: 13,900 cases (+14)
5-9 years: 9,864 cases (+11)
10-14 years: 5,293 cases (+9)
15-19 years old: 3,950 cases (+6)
20-29 years old: 8,812 cases (+10)
30-39 years old: 7,386 cases (+7)
40-49 years old: 5,588 cases (+4)
50-59 years: 4,249 cases (+4)
60-69 years: 3,186 cases (+3)
70-79 years: 1,897 cases (+2)
80 years and over: 783 cases (+1)

Men: 53.11% men (-) Women 46.89% (+)

Positivity rate by age segment:



Number of tests carried out: 11,990 +73 in 72 hours, previous +18 in 24 hours

Positivity rate (average since the start of the epidemic): 33.27%, previous 33.48%

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-40933-icihaiti-cholera-daily-bulletin-322.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.

Also read:
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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