Cuba Confirms 66 New Positive Samples for Covid-19

Cuba confirms 66 new positive samples for Covid-19.
Cuba confirms 66 new positive samples for Covid-19. Photo: MINSAP.

Havana: At midnight yesterday, September 29, 7,150 patients were admitted to hospitals for clinical epidemiological surveillance, of them: 5,301 under surveillance, 1,269 suspected and 580 confirmed, the official website of the MINSAP publishes.

For COVID-19 7,550 samples were studied, resulting in 66 positive samples. The country accumulates 613 thousand 994 samples carried out and 5 thousand 597 positive (0.91%).

Of the 66 diagnosed cases, 65 are Cubans and a temporary foreigner resident in the country. Of the 66 confirmed cases, 65 are autochthonous and one imported. 61 were contacts of confirmed cases, four with no specified source of infection and one with a source of infection abroad.

Of the 66 confirmed cases, 54 are male and 12 are female. 77.3% (51) of the positive cases were asymptomatic.

Residence of previously confirmed cases:

• Havana (10 cases): Havana Center (2), 10 de Octubre (1), Regla (1), Habana Vieja (1), Cerro (1), San Miguel del Padrón (1), Habana del Este (1 ), La Lisa (1), Plaza de la Revolución (1).

• Matanzas (1): Cárdenas (1).

• Sancti Spíritus (14): Sancti Spíritus (7), Trinidad (3), Yaguajay (3), Taguasco (1).

• Ciego de Ávila (40 cases): Ciego de Ávila (37), Venezuela (2), Baraguá (1)

• Granma (1 case): Jiguaní (1) imported

Of the 5 thousand 597 patients diagnosed with the disease, 580 (10.3%) remain confirmed, 572, 98.6% with stable clinical evolution. 122 deaths are reported (none of the day), two evacuated, 27 discharges of the day, 4,893 recovered patients accumulate (87.4%). Two patients in critical condition and six patients in serious condition are reported.

Until September 29, 185 countries with COVID-19 cases are reported, the confirmed cases amount to 33 million 423 thousand 517 (+ 245 thousand 472) and one million 002 thousand 678 deaths (+ 3 thousand 894) for a fatality of 2 , 99% (-0.02).

The region of the Americas reports 16 million 566 thousand 344 confirmed cases (+ 81 thousand 036), 49.56% of the total cases reported in the world, with 553 thousand 817 deaths (+ thousand 596) for a fatality of 3.47 %.

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