epa02442360 A woman carrying her son, who presents cholera symptoms, to the Santa Caterina (Sainte Catherine) hospital in Cite Soleil, Port au Prince, Haiti, on 11 of November 2010. EPA/Andres Martínez Casares *** Local Caption *** From October 22 to November 28, MSF teams have treated more than 41,000 people for cholera and cholera-like symptoms in cholera treatment centers (CTCs) established in Port-au-Prince, Artibonite region, north, and northwest of the country.
MSF has established 30 CTCs in the country¿13 in Port-au-Prince¿and teams are seeing 1,200 new cases per day. These facilities have a total hospitalization bed capacity of 3,200, including 1,100 in Port-au-Prince.
In the Artibonite region, where the outbreak began, MSF has treated 20,325 cases. The number of admissions has stabilized. In the Port-au-Prince area, 12,100 cases have been treated, with more than 3,500 cases treated during the week ending on November 28. The week prior, November 14-21, 4,500 cases had been admitted to MSF CTCs in the capital. .
In the North, Cap Haitien and surrounding areas, 5,800 cases have been treated by MSF since the beginning of our intervention, including 1,900 during the week ending on November 28. In the northwest (Port de Paix and surrounding areas), MSF has treated 3,100 cases since the start of the intervention, including at least 1,000 new cases last week, which is down from 1,300 cases reported the week of November 14-21