Haiti records more than 300 COVID-19 cases over a three day period

May 27, 2020

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, May 27, CMC – Haiti has recorded more than 100 new cases and two deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours, pushing the total number of cases to 1, 174.

The Ministry of Public Health said that the 111 new cases meant that over the past three days Haiti had recorded more than 300 new cases of the virus.

As had been the case on previous occasions, the Ministry of Public Health said that the majority of the new cases were men, with 61 percent of them being infected over the past 24 hours.

The Ministry said that there were also two new deaths on the western section of the capital, bringing the island-wide total to 33 since the first case of the virus was recorded there on March 19.

It said that the number of active cases is now 1.119, an increase of 109 over the last figures and that the number of suspected cases is 3,475, an increase of 147 cases over the previous day.

The Ministry of Public Health has urged persons to continue to follow the guidelines aimed at curbing the spread of the virus, adding that 294 people remain hospitalised.

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