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Haiti reports first coronavirus death

06 Apr 2020, 11:18 GMT+10

Port-au-Prince[Haiti], April 6 (ANI): Haiti on Sunday reported its first novel coronavirus death on Sunday with a 55-year old man with underlying problems succumbing to the infection.

The country has only reported 21 confirmed cases of a novel coronavirus, according to the statement.

A 2019 report by the Education Consortium for Acute Care in Haiti (REACH), indicates that the tiny Caribbean country has only 124 ICU beds and a capacity of 62 ventilators in its ICU wards across the country for a population of 10 million, as reported CNNGiven the size of the country, Haiti has been facing massive electricity shortages, electricity is important for keeping ventilators and other hospitals running. (ANI)

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