Contramaestre reports 6 new Covid-19 cases, Cuba 816

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Contramaestre reports 6 new new Covid-19 cases, while the whole of Cuba, 816, in the last 24 hours, according to information presented by Dr. Francisco Durán, Director of the Department of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health.

The specialist added that at the end of yesterday, March 24, 20,573 patients were admitted for clinical epidemiological surveillance, 3,818 were suspected, 13,421 were under surveillance and 3,334 were confirmed active.

For Covid-19, 19,812 samples were studied, resulting in 816 positive samples. The country accumulates 2,863,281 samples taken and 69,802 were positive.

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Of the total number of cases (816): 782 were contacts of confirmed cases, 8 with source of infection abroad and 26 with no source of infection specified. Of the 816 diagnosed cases, 431 were female and 385 were male.

Of the 816 positive cases, 49.1% (401) were asymptomatic, with a total of 36,697 cases, representing 52.6% of those confirmed to date.

The 816 diagnosed cases belong to the following age groups: under 20 years: 121; 20 to 39 years: 238; 40 to 59 years: 324; and 60 and over: 133 cases.

Of the 69,802 patients diagnosed with the disease, 3,334 remain hospitalized, of whom 3,270 have a stable clinical course. There were 408 deaths (three during the day), two evacuated, 54 returned to their countries, 827 discharged during the day, and 66,004 patients recovered (94.5%). There are 64 confirmed patients in intensive care, of which 23 are critical and 41 serious.

Distribution in the province of Santiago de Cuba: 56 cases.

Contramaestre: 6 (5 contacts of confirmed cases and 1 without source of infection).
Guamá: 2 (confirmed case contacts).
Mella: 1 (confirmed case contact).
Palma Soriano: 4 (confirmed case contacts).
Santiago de Cuba: 41 (confirmed case contacts).
II Frente: 1 (confirmed case contact).
Songo La Maya: 1 (no source of infection specified).

As of March 23, 190 countries and 29 territories have reported cases of Covid-19, with 125 million 143 thousand 789 confirmed cases (+ 530 thousand 555), 21 million 345 thousand 647 active cases and 2 million 751 thousand 75 deaths (+ 10 thousand 513) for a case fatality rate of 2.20 (=).

In the Americas region, 55 million 459 thousand 855 confirmed cases (+ 204 thousand 1) were reported, 44.31% of the total number of cases reported in the world, with 9 million 211 thousand 522 active cases and 1 million 330 thousand 780 deaths (+ 5 thousand 632) for a case fatality of 2.40 (=).

 

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