The Cuban Ministry of Public Health today reported 65 new cases with Covid-19 (the highest number in the last three months) for a cumulative total of 2,953, and the number of deaths continued at 88.
Francisco Durán, director of Epidemiology at that entity, noted at the daily press conference on the impact of the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus that there was another day without deaths, the fifth in a row.
He pointed out that of the last people affected by the disease (27 women and 38 men), 64 are Cuban and one foreigner, and 51 were asymptomatic, making a total of 1,689 with this dangerous characteristic.
Of the total, he added, 38 were contacts of previously confirmed cases, in seven of them the source of infection was not determined, and 20 were infected abroad.
According to the doctor, 838 patients were admitted to hospitals for clinical and epidemiological surveillance the day before, and another 11,64 people are being followed at home by the Primary Health Care system.
Also, yesterday, 4,262 cases were studied to determine the Covid-19, caused by SARS-Cov-2, and 297,331 samples were taken for that purpose.
On the other hand, Durán emphasized that of the patients diagnosed with the disease, 405 present a stable clinical evolution, there are 2,451 medical discharges, two evacuated to their countries of origin, and seven in serious condition.