Cuba reports 1403 new Covid-19 cases

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Cuba reports 1403 new cases of Covid-19 at the end of yesterday, June 15, after the study of 19,791 samples, so the country accumulates a total of 4,677,671 samples taken and 161,997 positive, according to Dr. Francisco Durán, national director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health.

The specialist informed in his usual presentation on Cuban TV that 31,386 patients have been admitted, 5,946 are suspected, 17,815 are under surveillance and 7,625 are confirmed active.

Of the total number of cases (1,403): 1,270 were contacts of confirmed cases; 73 with source of infection abroad; 60 with no source of infection specified. Of the 1403 diagnosed cases, 740 were female and 663 were male.

Of the 1403 positive cases, 40.5% (568) were asymptomatic, making a total of 78,168 cases, representing 48.2% of those confirmed to date.

The 1,403 diagnosed cases belong to the following age groups: under 20 years of age (223), 20 to 39 years of age (452), 40 to 59 years of age (474) and over 60 (254).

Distribution in the province of Santiago de Cuba: 205 Covid-19 cases.

Contramaestre: 20 (19 contacts of confirmed cases and 1 imported).
Guamá: 5 (4 contacts of confirmed cases and 1 without source of infection specified).
II Frente: 1 (confirmed case contact).
Mella: 20 (confirmed case contacts).
Palma Soriano: 15 (12 confirmed case contacts and 3 without source of infection).
San Luis: 7 (confirmed case contacts).
Santiago de Cuba: 131 (126 confirmed case contacts and 5 without source of infection).
Songo La Maya: 5 (confirmed case contacts).
Tercer Frente: 1 (confirmed case contact).

Of the 161,997 patients diagnosed with the disease, 7,625 remain hospitalized, of whom 7,440 are clinically stable. There were 1,118 deaths (12 during the day), 2 evacuated, 54 returned to their countries, 1,184 discharged during the day, and 153,198 patients recovered (94.6%). There are 155 confirmed patients in intensive care, 67 of them critical and 88 serious.

As of June 15, 190 countries and 30 territories have reported cases of COVID-19, 177 million 211 thousand 539 confirmed cases (+ 309 thousand 501) with 11 million 764 thousand 91 active cases and 3 million 832 thousand 584 deaths (+ 10 thousand 66) for a case fatality rate of 2.16 (=).

In the Americas region, 70 million 913 thousand 38 confirmed cases (+ 127 thousand 539) were reported, 40.01% of the total number of cases reported in the world, with 7 million 648 thousand 526 active cases and 1 million 854 thousand 843 deaths (+ 3 thousand 230) for a case fatality rate of 2.62 (=).

 

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