Twelve flights to Haiti have been recorded so far in October by the watchdog group Witness at the Border, marking a steep increase from previous months when there were on average between one and two flights every four weeks.
Back in April, public health experts projected 1,000 deaths per day would occur by May in Haiti, whose population stands at more than 11 million. But the numbers recorded by the government have not come anywhere near these levels.
The United States has donated 37 new ventilators to Haiti in the battle against the novel coronavirus, Haiti health officials said.
By Maria Revelles, Francois Pierre-Louis Jr., PhD, and FlorcieTyrell In Haiti, COVID-19 is adding to the woes of a population already suffering from increasing…