19 de enero de 2022

Cuba reports 92 new cases of COVID-19, two deaths and 52 medical discharges

At the close of Wednesday, September 9, Cuba reported 92 new cases of COVID-19, for a cumulative of 4 551 since last March; 52 medical discharges and two deaths, Dr. Francisco Duran Garcia, national director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap), reported this Thursday at a press conference.

The specialist said that 1614 patients are admitted to hospitals for clinical-epidemiological surveillance: 61 under surveillance, 889 suspects and 664 confirmed.

He said that 7 569 samples were studied in the molecular biology laboratories of the country and 92 of them were positive.

The country accumulates 462,293 tests carried out; of which 4,551 have been positive. Of the 92 new cases diagnosed:

  •   91 are Cubans and one is a foreigner living in Cuba
  •   82 were contacts of confirmed cases
  •    In nine the source of infection is not specified and one has a source of infection abroad
  • 41 are male and 51 female
  •    54 of the 92 were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis
  •     14 of the diagnosed cases are under 20 years of age
  •   28 people in the group of 20-39 years of age,
  • 35 of 40-59 years and 15 over 60 years.
  • The 92 cases diagnosed belong to the provinces of Havana (50 cases), Ciego de Avila (27 cases), Sancti Spiritus (2), Artemisa (10 cases), Mayabeque (2 cases) and Santiago de Cuba (1 imported case).

(Translated by Yeney Perez Corona)

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