The National Director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap), Francisco Durán reported this Friday 58 new cases with Covid-19, after the study of 7107 samples in all the laboratories of molecular biology.
The specialist specified that 777 247 samples have been analyzed so far, and 6479 patients have been positive for the new coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic in Cuba.
Likewise, he pointed out that at the closing of this Thursday, 3489 patients were in hospitals and isolation centers, from which 690 were suspects, 2349 remained in surveillance and 450 were confirmed active.
Of those confirmed, 57 are contacts of previously diagnosed cases and in one of them the source of infection is not specified. In terms of sex, 15 are women and 49 men.
At the time of diagnosis 39 people were asymptomatic (62.7%). The most representative group was those under 20 years of age with 22 cases.
According to the distribution by provinces and municipalities, Pinar del Río reports 29 cases (17 Guane, 4 from Pinar del Río, 4 from Consolación del Sur, 2 from Sandino, one from San Juan y Martínez and one from San Luis; from Artemisa 19 cases are reported, all from the municipality of Caimito; from Sancti Spíritus 7 cases, of which five from the provincial capital and two from Cabaiguán and Ciego de Ávila report three patients from the provincial capital.