Cuba reports 431 positive cases with Covid-19

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The National Director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba (Minsap), Francisco Durán García, reported this Monday the number of 431 patients confirmed with the Covid-19, after the study of 13 212 samples in the laboratories of molecular biology in the country.

In the press conference, the official added that at the closing of this Sunday, 5715 people were admitted, 1948 were suspects, 965 were under surveillance and 2802 were confirmed active.

At the beginning of the information, he regretted the death of two persons, one of them a 53-year-old Cuban citizen from Gibara municipality, in Holguin province, coming from Spain, and a 56-year-old Cuban citizen from Santiago de Cuba with multiple associated pathologies.

With these confirmed, Cuba accumulates 15 007 persons diagnosed and 1 605 819 samples studied since the beginning of the pandemic last March in the country.

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From the diagnosed cases, 62.9%, that is to say 271 persons, are contact of confirmed cases, 36 are imported (8.3%) and 395 are native although 85 of them, that is to say 66.1%, are linked to international travelers.

In terms of gender, 238 (55.2%) are women and 194 (45.1%) are men. At the time of the study 53.6% of the people, or 231, were asymptomatic.

According to age groups, 44 are under 20 years old, between 20 and 39 years old, 155 patients are located, between 40 and 59 years old there are 152 patients and with 60 years and more there are 80 cases.

Of those diagnosed, 421 are quadriplegics and 10 are foreigners. Most of the imported cases come from the United States (16), Canada (8), Russia (5) and Spain (4).

From the 15,007 people confirmed to date, 2802 have been admitted, 2778 show a stable clinical evolution, 153 deaths have accumulated for a lethality of 1.02%, two people have been evacuated and 28 have returned to their countries.

At the close of this Sunday, 159 medical discharges were given for an accumulated of 12 022 recovered patients and nine people were found in critical condition and 15 in serious condition in the country’s intensive care rooms.

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