The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Francisco Duran, reported that at the close of this Sunday, 6 cases were confirmed positive to COVID-19 for a total of 1,947 people, as well as no deaths.
As of yesterday’s closing, May 24, 445 patients were admitted to hospitals for clinical epidemiological surveillance. Another 1,996 people are being monitored in their homes by Primary Health Care.
For COVID-19, 1,451 samples were studied, resulting in six positive samples. The country accumulated 95,511 samples taken and 1,947 positive samples (2.0%). Therefore, at yesterday’s close, six new cases were confirmed, for an accumulated total of 1,947 in the country.
The six new confirmed cases were Cuban. Of these, five (83.3%) were contacts of confirmed cases and in one (16.7%) the source of infection was not specified.
Of the six diagnosed cases, three (50%) were women and three (50%) were men. The most affected age group was that of 40 to 60 years of age with four cases (66.6%), followed by the under-40 age group with two cases (33.3%). 83.3% (5) of the positive cases were asymptomatic.