Cuba Confirmed 1,040 new cases of Covid-19

Cuba confirmed 1,040 new cases of Covid-19 Photo: MINSAP

Havana, Cuba: The national director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba, Dr. Francisco Durán, reported this Thursday nine deaths and 1,040 positive samples for Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, for a cumulative 91,000 448 diagnoses since the beginning of the disease in the nation, Radio Habana Cuba reports.

During his usual press conference, the specialist reported that at midnight yesterday 25,124 patients were admitted, of them 3,914 suspects, 16,460 in epidemiological surveillance and 4,750 confirmed.

Durán explained that the country carried out 22 thousand 418 samples for a cumulative of 3 million 320 thousand 626 samples analyzed.

The epidemiologist announced that, of the 1,040 patients, 519 were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis, 988 have a source of infection in previously confirmed cases, 25 have a source of infection abroad and in 27 people the source of infection is unknown, one thousand 15 are acthoctonous .

Of the total confirmed, 543 are male and 4907 female. Regarding the age groups, 119 patients were diagnosed under 19 years of age and 106 were diagnosed in pediatric ages (6 under one year). There are still active hospitalized 713. In the ages of 19 to 39 years, 380 cases were confirmed, between 40 and 59 years about 395 cases and 146 people older than 60 years.

Residence by province and municipalities of confirmed cases:

Pinar del Río: 5, Artemisa: 13, Havana: 567, Mayabeque: 15, Matanzas: 158, Cienfuegos: 13, Villa Clara: 15, Sancti Spíritus: 56, Ciego de Ávila: 15, Camagüey: 6, Las Tunas: 3, Granma: 72, Holguín: 8, Guantánamo: 8

He specified that, of the 91 thousand 448 patients diagnosed with the disease since the beginning of it, 4 thousand 750 remain admitted, of which 4 thousand 677 with stable clinical evolution. 500 deaths are reported (9 in the last day) for a fatality of 0.55. The two evacuees remain, 54 returnees and 86,142 recovered patients accumulate (1,021 discharges of the day). 30 patients in critical condition and 43 patients in serious condition are reported.

Until April 15, 190 countries and 29 territories with COVID-19 cases are reported, the confirmed cases amount to 139 million 420 thousand 133 (+ 767 thousand 491) with 17 million 888 thousand 748 active cases and 2 million 992 thousand 390 deaths (+ 12 thousand 895) for a fatality of 2.15 (=).

In the region of the Americas region, 59 million 961 thousand 733 confirmed cases are reported (+ 201 thousand 368), 43.00% of the total cases reported in the world, with 9 million 205 thousand 801 active cases and 1 million 448 thousand 959 deaths (+ 6 thousand 148) for a fatality of 2.42 (+ 0.01).

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