Havana, Cuba: The national director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba, Dr. Francisco Durán, reported this Monday 11 deaths and 1,349 positive samples for Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, for a cumulative of 159 thousand 057 diagnoses since the beginning of the disease in the nation, Radio Habana Cuba reports.
During his usual press conference, the specialist reported that at the close of yesterday 31,361 patients were admitted, of them 5,823 suspects, 18,490 in epidemiological surveillance and 7 thousand 48 confirmed assets.
Durán explained that the country carried out 22 thousand 93 samples the day before for a cumulative of 4 million 638 thousand 018 samples analyzed.
The epidemiologist announced that, of the 1,349 patients, 615 were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis, 1,231 have a source of infection in previously confirmed cases, 43 have a source of infection abroad and in 75 people the source of contagion is unknown and one thousand 306 are natives.
Regarding the age groups, 238 children under 19 years of age were diagnosed, and 208 in pediatric ages (8 under one year of age). One thousand 53 of them remain hospitalized. In the ages of 19 to 39 years, 437 cases were confirmed, between 40 and 59 years about 455 cases and 219 people older than 60 years.
He specified that, of the 159 thousand 057 patients diagnosed with the disease since the beginning of it, 7 thousand 048 remain admitted, of which 6 thousand 898 with stable clinical evolution. One thousand 98 deaths are reported (11 in the last day) for a fatality of 0.69. The two evacuees remain, 54 returnees and 150 thousand 855 recovered patients accumulate (one thousand 96 discharges of the day). 54 critically ill patients and 96 critically ill patients are reported.