Cuba reports 24 new cases of Covid-19

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At yesterday’s close, August 2, 508 patients were admitted to hospitals for clinical epidemiological surveillance. Another 4,862 are being monitored in primary health care.

For COVID-19, 3,485 samples were studied, resulting in 24 positive samples. The country accumulated 274,474 samples and 2,670 positive samples (0.97%). Therefore, at yesterday’s close, 24 new cases were confirmed, with an accumulated total of 2,670 in the country.

The 24 diagnosed cases are Cuban. Of the diagnosed cases, 16 (66.6%) were contact with confirmed cases, three (12.5%) without a determined source of infection and five (20.8%) with a source of infection abroad.

Of the 24 confirmed cases, 16 (66.6%) were female and eight (33.3%) were male. The age groups affected were: 40 to 60 years old 13 (54.2%), 20 to 39 years old seven (29.1%), under 20 years old and over 60 years old with one (4.2%) respectively. 54.1% (13) of the positive cases were asymptomatic.

Of the 2,670 patients diagnosed with the disease, 208 (7.8%) remain confirmed, 207 99.5% show stable clinical evolution. There were 87 deaths (none during the day), two evacuated patients and 2,373 recovered patients (89%) (four discharges during the day). One patient was reported to be in critical condition.

 

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