In Cuba: 292 Positive Samples for Covid-19

Closing part of January 17 at 12:00 at night. Photo: Minsap.

Cuba: At midnight yesterday, January 17, 9,640 patients were admitted for clinical epidemiological surveillance, 4,300 suspects, 901 under surveillance and 4,439 confirmed, the official website of MINSAP reports.

For COVID-19, 11,387 samples were studied, resulting in 292 positive samples. The country accumulates one million 701 thousand 134 samples made and 18 thousand 443 positive.

Of the total number of cases (292): 266 were contacts of confirmed cases; 18 with a source of infection abroad; on day 8 without a specified source of infection. Of the 292 diagnosed cases, 153 were female and 139 male.

64.4% (188) of the 292 positive cases were asymptomatic, accumulating a total of 11,277, which represents 61.1% of those confirmed to date.

Of the total cases of the day, 56 (19.2%) are linked to international travelers, accumulating 6,270 which represents 61.5% of the total autochthonous cases since November 15.

The 292 diagnosed cases belong to the age groups: under 20 years old 37, from 20 to 39 years old 105, from 40 to 59 years old 111, 60 and over 39.

Residence by province and municipalities of confirmed cases:

Pinar del Río: 5 cases

• Viñales: 3 (contacts of confirmed case)

• Pinar del Río: 2 (contacts of confirmed case)

Artemisa: 9 cases

• Alquízar: 1 (contact of confirmed case)

• Artemisa: 4 (confirmed case contacts)

• Bauta: 1 (confirmed case contact)

• San Antonio de los Baños: 1 (contact of confirmed case)

• San Cristóbal: 1 (contact of confirmed case)

• Güira de Melena: 1 (contact of confirmed case)

Havana: 80 cases

• October 10: 8 (7 contacts of confirmed case and 1 imported)

• Arroyo Naranjo: 3 (contacts of confirmed case)

• Boyeros: 6 (5 contacts of confirmed case and 1 imported)

• Centro Habana: 9 (contacts of confirmed case)

• Cerro: 4 (contacts of confirmed case)

• Cotorro: 5 (2 contacts of confirmed case and 3 imported)

• Guanabacoa: 4 (3 contacts of confirmed case and 1 imported)

• Habana del Este: 8 (contacts of confirmed case)

• Habana Vieja: 2 (contacts of confirmed case)

• La Lisa: 4 (contacts of confirmed case)

• Marianao: 5 (contacts of confirmed case)

• Playa: 8 (6 confirmed case contacts and 2 imported)

• Plaza de la Revolución: 10 (contacts of confirmed case)

• San Miguel del Padrón: 4 (3 contacts of a confirmed case and 1 imported)

Mayabeque: 14 cases

• Güines: 2 (without specified source of infection)

• Jaruco: 6 (contacts of confirmed case)

• Quivicán: 4 (contacts of confirmed case)

• San José de las Lajas: 1 (contact of confirmed case)

• Santa Cruz del Norte: 1 (contact of confirmed case)

Matanzas 43 cases

• Cárdenas: 12 (10 contacts of confirmed cases and 2 imported)

• Ciénaga de Zapata: 1 (imported)

• Colon: 3 (contacts of confirmed cases)

• Jovellanos: 3 (contacts of confirmed cases)

• Los Arabos: 5 (contacts of confirmed cases)

• Matanzas: 15 (contacts of confirmed cases)

• Pedro Betancourt: 4 (contacts of confirmed cases)

Cienfuegos: 5 cases

• Cienfuegos: 5 (4 contacts of confirmed cases and 1 imported)

Villa Clara: 4 cases

• Placetas: 1 (confirmed case contact)

• Manicaragua: 1 (contact of confirmed case)

• Santo Domingo: 1 (contact of confirmed case)

• Santa Clara: 1 (no source of infection specified)

Ciego de Ávila: 9 cases

• Ciego de Ávila: 1 (without specified source of infection)

• Majagua: 1 (contact of confirmed case)

• Morón: 7 (3 contacts of confirmed cases, 3 imported and 1 without a specified source of infection)

Camaguey: 3 cases

• Camagüey: 2 (1 contact of confirmed case and 1 imported)

• Minas: 1 (contact of confirmed case)

Las Tunas: 1 case

• Las Tunas: 1 (imported)

Holguín: 14 cases

• Holguín: 12 (11 contacts of confirmed cases and 1 without a specified source of infection)

• Moa: 1 (confirmed case contact)

• Frank País: 1 (no source of infection specified)

Santiago de Cuba: 2 cases

• Santiago de Cuba: 2 (contacts of confirmed cases)

Guantanamo: 103 cases

• El Salvador: 2 (contacts of confirmed cases)

• Guantánamo: 96 (95 contacts of confirmed cases and 1 without a specified source of infection)

• Niceto Pérez: 3 (contacts of confirmed cases)

• San Antonio del Sur: 2 (contacts of confirmed cases).

Of the 18,443 patients diagnosed with the disease, 4,439, 4,393 with stable clinical evolution remain hospitalized. 173 deaths are reported (three in the day), two evacuated, 32 returned to their countries, 254 discharges of the day, 13,797 recovered patients accumulate (74.8%). 46 confirmed patients are cared for in intensive care, 11 of them critical and 35 seriously ill.

Until January 17, 189 countries with COVID-19 cases are reported, amounting to 95 million 459 thousand 943 confirmed cases (+ 691 thousand 476) with 21 million 875 thousand 512 active cases and 2 million 39 thousand 83 deaths (+ 12 1,080) for a fatality of 2.13.

In the region of the Americas region, 42 million 553 thousand 835 confirmed cases are reported (+ 423 thousand 436), 44.57% of the total cases reported in the world, with 11 million 562 thousand 409 active cases and 975 thousand 204 deaths (+ 7,887) for a lethality of 2.29.

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