The Haitian government has announced the cancellation of the third and what would have been the last day of Haiti's carnival celebration after the horrible accident yesterday which had left 16 people dead  and another 78 gravely injured, after one of the musical floats hit a high voltage electrical cable. 

The Haitian government, during a press conference said that all carnival activities were cancelled and that a silence march will be held instead today at 5PM at the champ de mars, where the carnival was being celebrated. 
It has also been announced at this press conference that a 3 days of mourning will be observed before the state funeral that the victims will receive.

The Minister of communication has also released the official numbers of casualties. 16 deaths and 78 injured.