Cuba reports 487 new Covid-19 cases

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The National Director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba, Dr. Francisco Durán, reported this Tuesday two deaths and 487 positive samples to Covid19 during the last 24 hours for an accumulated of 15 thousand 494 diagnoses since the beginning of the disease.

During his usual press conference, the specialist informed that at the end of yesterday, 6,212 patients were admitted, 2,131 of them were suspected, 3,57 confirmed and 1,24 in epidemiological surveillance.

He explained that the day before, the country made 14 thousand 350 samples for an accumulated of 1 million 6209 thousand 164 analyzed samples.

Cuba shows major Covid-19 source from abroad

He announced the 406 epidemic with source of infection in cases already confirmed, 44 with source abroad and in 37 persons the source of infection is unknown.

Of the total number of confirmed cases, 227 are male and 260 are female. As for the age groups, under 19 years old 50 patients were diagnosed and in pediatric ages, 241 are still hospitalized (1 infant and 3 adolescents reported as severe) and 1,600 have recovered. In ages 19 to 39 years old 180 cases were confirmed, between 40 and 59 years old about 185 cases and 72 people over 63 years old.

He pointed out that out of the 15,494 patients diagnosed with the disease since its beginning, 3,57 have been confirmed, 3,32 of them with stable clinical evolution. It is reported 155 deaths (two in the last day). The two evacuated persons are kept, 28 returned and 12 thousand 252 patients recovered (230 discharged on the day). It is reported 8 patients in critical condition and 17 patients in severe condition.

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