Cuba reports 1,481 Covid-19 cases

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At the end of yesterday, June 17, 32,806 patients were admitted, 6,589 were suspected, 18,469 were under surveillance and 7,748 were confirmed active, according to authorities of the Ministry of Public Health.

For Covid-19, 27,635 samples were studied, resulting in 1,481 positive samples. The country accumulated 4,734,063 samples and 164,896 were positive.

Of the total number of cases (1,481): 1,362 were contacts of confirmed cases; 26 with source of infection abroad; 93 with no source of infection specified. Of the 1,481 diagnosed cases, 784 were female and 697 were male.

Of the 1,481 positive cases, 38.3% (568) were asymptomatic, making a total of 79,150, representing 48.0% of those confirmed to date.

The 1,481 diagnosed cases belonged to the following age groups: under 20 years of age (232), 20 to 39 years of age (446), 40 to 59 years of age (526) and over 60 years of age (277).

Distribution in the province of Santiago de Cuba: 168 Covid-19 cases.

Contramaestre: 16 (contacts of confirmed cases).
Guamá: 4 (contacts of confirmed cases).
II Frente: 3 (confirmed case contacts).
Mella: 15 (12 confirmed case contacts and 3 without source of infection).
Palma Soriano: 32 (13 confirmed case contacts and 19 without source of infection).
San Luis: 6 (5 contacts of confirmed cases and 1 with no source of infection specified).
Santiago de Cuba: 81 (72 contacts of confirmed cases and 9 with no known source of infection).
Songo La Maya: 7 (5 confirmed case contacts and 2 without source of infection).
Tercer Frente: 4 (contacts of confirmed cases).

Of the 164,896 patients diagnosed with the disease, 7,748 remain hospitalized, of whom 7,598 have a stable clinical course. There were 1,132 deaths (9 during the day), 2 evacuated, 54 returned to their countries, 1,466 discharged during the day, and 155,960 patients recovered (94.6%). There are 150 confirmed patients in intensive care, of which 73 are critical and 77 severe.

As of June 17, 190 countries and 30 territories have reported cases of COVID-19, 177 million 999 thousand 445 confirmed cases (+ 410 thousand 311) with 11 million 630 thousand 650 active cases and 3 million 852 thousand 276 deaths (+ 11 thousand 540) for a case fatality rate of 2.16 (=).

In the Americas region, 71 million 292 thousand 692 confirmed cases (+ 198 thousand 512) were reported, 40.05% of the total number of cases reported in the world, with 7 million 599 thousand 800 active cases and 1 million 865 thousand 804 deaths (+ 5 thousand 539) for a case fatality of 2.62 (=).

 

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