The cholera in Haiti already killed three thousand people
Haiti, January 7, 2011
The number of deaths of cholera in Haiti increased at three thousand six hundred and fifty one since the beginning of the disease on October 19, 2010.
A newsletter, with statistics through January 1, released by the Ministry of Public Health and Population found that the number of infected by the epidemic rose to 171 thousand.
According to the report, 95 000 were hospitalized of which 92 thousand were discharged from hospital after treatment.
In Artibonite, the most beaten city by the outbreak, the deaths increased to 840, followed by the North, where there were 577 fatalities.
Grand Anse, in the southwest, reported 563 deaths and in the West 536, of which 352 died in the capital.
South and Nippes are the departments with the lowest number of deaths, with 142 and 97, respectively.
Cholera, which affects the entire Haitian territory, also extended to the Dominican Republic, where were registered 148 people affected by this disease.