The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Francisco Duran, reported that by the end of this Friday, 20 positive cases to COVID-19 were confirmed for a total of 2,25 people, as well as one death.
At the close of yesterday, May 29, 448 patients were admitted to hospitals for clinical epidemiological surveillance. Another 1,617 people are being monitored in their homes by Primary Health Care.
For COVID-19, 2,015 samples were studied, resulting in 20 positive samples. The country accumulated 103,123 samples taken and 2,025 positive samples (2.0%). Therefore, at yesterday’s close, 20 new cases were confirmed, for an accumulated total of 2,025 in the country.
The 20 confirmed cases were Cuban. Of these, 20 (100%) were contacts of confirmed cases.
Of the 20 diagnosed cases, 17 (85%) were women and three (15%) were men. The age groups most affected were 40 to 60 years old with 12 cases (60%) followed by those under 40 years old with 6 (30%). Eighty percent (16) of the positive cases were asymptomatic.