21 de octubre de 2021
En Cuba 816 nuevos casos de COVID-19 y cinco fallecidos

Cuba reports 906 new positive cases of COVID-19, two deaths and 993 medical discharges

Cuba reports 906 new cases of with COVID-19, two deaths and 993 medical discharges, according to the information offered at a press conference by Dr. Francisco Durán García, national director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap).

For COVID-19, 18,403 samples were studied, resulting in 906 positive samples.

The country accumulates one million 904 thousand 926 samples carried out and 27 thousand 592 positive (1.45%). The 18,403 samples were taken in molecular biology laboratories.

According to Dr. Francisco Durán, to date there are 20 laboratories in all the country where the samples are processed.

«This allows the processing to occur in the same territory where the sample is taken, which will provide greater speed in obtaining the results,» he said.

A total of 13,017 people are admitted, 4,050 of them suspected, 3,498 under surveillance and 5,469 confirmed.

Out of the 906 confirmed cases  

  • 859 cases (94.8%) are contact with confirmed cases, accumulated 23,011 of the confirmed cases are contact with other positive (83.3%)
  • 16 cases (1.7%) with sources of infection abroad, accumulating 4136 (14.9%)
  • 26 linked to international travelers (2.8%), accumulating 7105 (51.4%)
  • Of the female sex 468 (51.6%), total 13 385 and of the male sex 438 (48.4%), total 14 207.
  • 47.9% of the 906 positive cases were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis. Total 15 408 (56.1%)
  • By age group: Under 20 years, 125 confirmed cases and of these patients in pediatric ages 111.
  • In the group of 20-39 years, 298, of 40-59 years 346 and more than 60 years, 137 cases
  • 890 are autochthonous transmission and 16 are imported

Residence by provinces of the 906 confirmed cases    

Havana (422)  Guantanamo (64)    Santiago de Cuba (144)    Ciego de Ávila (6)    Matanzas (18)    Pinar del Rio (56)    Villa Clara (52)    Artemisa (17)    Mayabeque (26)    Camaguey (36)    Holguin (26)    Granma (1)    Sancti Spíritus (8)    Las Tunas (5)    Isle of Youth(5)

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