Cuba reports 8394 new Covid-19 cases

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Cuba reports 8394 new cases of Covid-19 at the end of yesterday, September 9, after the study of 59,905 samples in the last 24 hours. Thus, the country accumulates 8,512,380 samples taken and 729,133 positive, according to the Ministry of Public Health through Dr. Francisco Durán, national director of Epidemiology.

According to the specialist, 98,177 patients have been admitted, 55,191 are suspected, 4,042 are under surveillance and 38,944 are confirmed active.

Of the total number of cases (8394): 8321 were contacts of confirmed cases; 27 with source of infection abroad; 46 with no source of infection specified. Of the 8394 diagnosed cases, 4430 were female and 3964 were male.

Of the 8394 positive cases, 3.8% (320) were asymptomatic, making a total of 121,227 cases, representing 16.6% of those confirmed to date.

The 8394 diagnosed cases belong to the following age groups: under 20 years of age (1887); 20 to 39 years of age (2120), 40 to 59 years of age (2590), 60 and over (1797).

Distribution in the province of Santiago de Cuba: 506 Covid-19 cases

Contramaestre: 50 (46 contacts of confirmed cases and 4 without source of infection).
Guamá: 10 (contacts of confirmed cases).
II Front: 122 (contacts of confirmed cases).
III Front: 59 (58 contacts of confirmed cases and 1 without source of infection).
Mella: 23 (22 confirmed case contacts and 1 without source of infection).
Palma Soriano: 49 (32 confirmed case contacts and 17 with no source of infection specified).
San Luis: 26 (25 confirmed case contacts and 1 with no source of infection identified).
Santiago de Cuba: 154 (138 confirmed case contacts, 1 imported and 15 with no source of infection identified).
Songo La Maya: 13 (confirmed case contacts).

Santiago de Cuba province: 5 deaths
Julio Antonio Mella municipality: 3
Santiago de Cuba municipality: 2 (one of them with legal domicile in Baracoa municipality, Guantánamo province).

Of the 729,133 patients diagnosed with the disease, 38,944 remain hospitalized, of whom 38,532 are clinically stable. There are 6,140 deaths (84 during the day), a case fatality rate of 0.84% vs. 2.06% in the world and 2.48% in the Americas; two evacuated, 55 returned to their countries, 8,579 discharged during the day, and 683,992 patients recovered (93.8%). There are 412 confirmed patients in intensive care, 128 of whom are critical and 284 serious.

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