The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Francisco Duran, reported that at the close of this Wednesday, 22 cases were confirmed positive to COVID-19 for a total of 2,005 infected, and no deaths.
At yesterday’s close, May 28, 569 patients were admitted to hospitals for clinical epidemiological surveillance. Another 1,815 people are being monitored in their homes by the Primary Health Care.
For COVID-19, 1,363 samples were studied, resulting in 22 positive samples. The country accumulated 101,108 samples taken and 2,005 positive samples (2.0%). Therefore, at yesterday’s close, 22 new cases were confirmed, for an accumulated total of 2,005 in the country.
The 22 confirmed cases were Cuban. Of these, 18 (81.8%) were contacts of confirmed cases and in four (18.2%) the source of infection is not specified.
Of the 22 diagnosed cases, 13 (59.1%) were women and nine (40.9%) were men. The most affected age groups were those under 40 years of age, followed by those between 40 and 60 years of age with nine cases each (40.9% respectively). 72.7% (16) of the positive cases were asymptomatic.