Contramaestre reports 2 new cases of Covid-19, according to information provided on Cuban TV by Dr. Francisco Durán, national director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, when he announced that Cuba has three deaths and 807 positive samples in the last 24 hours, for an accumulated total of 53,3081 diagnoses since the beginning of the disease in the country.
The specialist informed that at the end of yesterday, 20,001 patients had been admitted, of which 3,424 were suspected, 12,002 were under epidemiological surveillance and 4,575 were confirmed.
Durán explained that the country had taken 18,077 samples the day before for a total of 2,446,444 samples analyzed.
The epidemiologist announced that, of the 807 patients, 339 were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis, 762 have a source of infection in previously confirmed cases, 2 have a source of infection abroad and the source of infection is unknown in 43 people. There were 805 autochthonous patients.
Of the total number of confirmed cases, 391 were male and 416 were female. In terms of age groups, 147 patients were diagnosed under 19 years of age and 727 pediatric patients were hospitalized. In the 19 to 39 years age group, 237 cases were confirmed, 293 cases between 40 and 59 years of age and 130 people over 60 years of age.
Of the 53,308 patients diagnosed with the disease since its onset, 4,575 have been confirmed as hospitalized, 4,512 of them with stable clinical evolution. A total of 336 deaths have been reported (3 on the last day) for a case fatality rate of 0.63. Two evacuees, 54 returnees and 48,341 patients recovered (715 discharged during the day). Thirty patients in critical condition and 33 patients in serious condition are reported.
Distribution in the province Santiago de Cuba: 37 cases
Contramaestre: 2 (contacts of confirmed cases).
Palma Soriano: 2 (confirmed case contacts).
Santiago de Cuba: 33 (confirmed case contacts).
As of March 3, February, 190 countries have reported cases of COVID-19, with 115 million 429,428 infections and 2 million 563,037 deaths, for a case fatality rate of 2.22.
In the Americas, 51 million 801 thousand 936 confirmed cases and 1 million 235 thousand 248 deaths were reported, for a case fatality rate of 2.38.