At the close of this Wednesday, Cuba reported 57 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,933 since March; no deceased and 99 medical discharges, Dr. Francisco Duran Garcia, national director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap), reported this Thursday at a press conference.
Duran specified that 1,874 people remain in clinical-epidemiological surveillance: 95 in surveillance, 1,187 suspects and 592 confirmed.
During the day on Tuesday 7,745 samples were studied in all the molecular biology laboratories of the country, for a cumulative of 515,969 tests carried out since the beginning of the pandemic.
57 people were diagnosed with the disease, and the total number of confirmed cases since March 11 amounts to 4,933 (0.96%).
Of the 57 new cases diagnosed
- 56 are Cuban and one is a foreigner residing in Cuba
- 53 were contacts of confirmed cases
- Four have no identified source of infection and 76 accumulate in the last 15 days with no specified source of infection
- 29 of the 57 are male and 28 are female
- 37 of the 57 cases (64.9%) were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis
- 10 cases belong to pediatric ages, from 20-39 years 23 people were diagnosed, 21 from 40-59 years, and three people in the group of 60 years and over.
Residence by provinces and municipalities of the 57 confirmed cases 21 are from Havana: Centro Habana (5), Marianao (2), Regla (1), Diez de Octubre (1), Guanabacoa (3), Arroyo Naranjo (3), Boyeros (1), San Miguel del Padron ( 1), Habana Vieja (2),Playa (2) 35 are from
Ciego de Avila: Ciego de Ávila (17), Moron (1), Baragua (1), Venezuela (9), Majagua (5), Bolivia (1), Florence (1) one from Sancti Spiritus: Yaguajay (1)
(Translated Yeney Perez Corona)