Cuba Reports 71 New Positive Cases to Covid-19.

Cuba reports 71 new positive cases to Covid-19.
Cuba reports 71 new positive cases to Covid-19. Photo: MINSAP.

Havana: At midnight yesterday, September 17, 1,830 patients were admitted to hospitals for clinical epidemiological surveillance, of them: 74 under surveillance, 1,114 suspected and 642 confirmed, reports the official website of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health.

For COVID-19, 8,405 samples were studied, resulting in 71 positive samples. The country accumulates 524 thousand 374 samples carried out and 5 thousand 004 positive (0.95%).

The 71 diagnosed cases are Cuban, 63 were contacts of confirmed cases, three without a specified source of infection and five with a source of infection abroad, 36 of the cases are male and 35 are female. 63.4% (45) were asymptomatic.

Distribution by municipalities of the 71 confirmed cases:

Distribution by municipalities of the 66 confirmed autocthonous cases:

• Mayabeque (1 Case): Nueva Paz (1)

• Havana (33 Cases): Diez de Octubre (6), Arroyo Naranjo (6), Boyeros (6), Centro Habana (3), La Lisa (3), Cerro (3), Playa (2), Guanabacoa ( 1), Regla (1), Cotorro (1), San Miguel Del Padrón (1).

• Matanzas (7 Cases): Cárdenas (7)

• Sancti Spíritus (6 Cases): Yaguajay (5), Jatibonico (1)

• Ciego De Ávila (19 Cases): Ciego De Ávila (18), Venezuela (1)

Distribution by municipalities of the 5 confirmed imported cases

• Pinar Del Río (1): San Juan y Martínez (1)

• Havana (1): Habana del Este (1)

• Ciego De Ávila (1): Morón (1)

• Camagüey (1): Camagüey (1)

• Granma (1): Jiguaní (1)

Of the 5 thousand 004 patients diagnosed with the disease, 642 (13%) remain confirmed, 623 97% with stable clinical evolution. 111 deaths are reported (two of the day), two evacuated, 19 discharges of the day, 4,249 recovered patients accumulate (85%), five in critical condition and 14 in serious condition.

Until September 17, 185 countries with COVID-19 cases are reported, the confirmed cases (+291 thousand 092) and 941 thousand 291 deaths (+5 thousand 524) amount to 29 million 902 thousand 487 for a fatality of 3.14 %.

In the region of the Americas, 15 million 245 thousand 252 confirmed cases (+103 thousand 939) are reported, 50.98% of the total cases reported in the world, with 522 thousand 420 deaths (+2 thousand 881) for a fatality of 3.42%.

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