At the close of this Tuesday, September 30, Cuba reported 73 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 5 670 diagnosed since March; no deceased and 29 medical discharges, Dr. Francisco Duran Garcia, national director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap), reported this Thursday at a press conference.
Currently 6 669 patients are admitted to hospitals for clinical-epidemiological surveillance: 4 825 under surveillance, 1 220 suspects and 624 confirmed (active cases), of which 572 show a stable clinical evolution. This Wednesday were processed 7 186 samples in molecular biology laboratories throughout the country, from all provinces, of which 73 were positive.
Since March, 621 180 tests have been carried out in Cuba, of which 5 670 (0.91%) have been positive for the coronavirus.
From the 73 cases diagnosed
- 72 are Cuban and one foreigner.
- 72 are contacts of confirmed cases.
- No case without a specified source of infection.
- 66 people accumulate in the last 15 days.
- One with a source of infection abroad.
- 49 male and 24 female.
- 52 people were asymptomatic, for 60.7% since the pandemic began and 70.2% in the last 15 days.
From the 5,670 patients diagnosed with the disease, 624 (11%) remain confirmed, 615, 98% with stable clinical evolution. 122 deaths are reported (none of the day), two evacuated, 29 discharges of the day, 4 922 recovered patients accumulate (87%). Two patients in critical condition and seven in serious condition are reported.
(Translated by Yeney Perez Corona)
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