Cuba confirmed 1,561 new cases of Covid-19

Cuba confirmed 1,561 new cases of Covid-19.
Cuba confirmed 1,561 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 Monday 11 deaths and 1,561 positive samples for Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, for an accumulated of 169 thousand 365 diagnoses since the beginning of the disease in the nation.

During his usual press conference, the specialist reported that at the close of yesterday 33 thousand 764 patients were admitted, of them 7 thousand 238 suspects, 18 thousand 162 in epidemiological surveillance and 8 thousand 364 confirmed assets.

Durán explained that the country carried out 29 thousand 281 samples the day before for an accumulated of 4 million 825 thousand 077 samples analyzed.

The epidemiologist announced that, of the 1,561 patients, 551 were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis, 1,434 have a source of infection in previously confirmed cases, 50 have a source of infection abroad and in 77 people the source of contagion is unknown and one thousand 511 natives.

Of the total confirmed, 736 are male and 825 female. Regarding the age groups, 307 under 19 years of age were diagnosed, and 273 in pediatric ages (15 under one year). There are 1,313 hospitalized assets. In the ages 19 to 39 years, 506 cases were confirmed, between 40 and 59 years about 511 cases and 237 people over 60 years of age.

Total of confirmed cases by province:

Pinar del Río: 124, Artemisa: 80, Havana: 320, Mayabeque: 128, Matanzas: 173, Cienfuegos: 55, Villa Clara: 42, Sancti Spíritus: 45, Ciego de Ávila: 96, Camagüey: 7, Las Tunas: 39, Granma: 64, Holguín: 93, Santiago de Cuba: 208, Guantánamo: 87

The specialist specified that, of the 169 thousand 365 patients diagnosed with the disease since the beginning of it, 8 thousand 364 remain admitted, of which 8 thousand 203 with stable clinical evolution. 1,170 deaths are reported (11 in the last day). The two evacuees remain, 54 returnees and 159,775 recovered patients accumulate (1,287 discharges of the day). 58 patients in critical condition and 103 patients in serious condition are reported.

Until June 20, 190 countries and 30 territories with COVID-19 cases are reported, the confirmed cases amount to 179 million 146 thousand 288 (+ 376 thousand 164) with 11 million 568 thousand 420 active cases and 3 million 879 thousand 310 deaths (+ 9,176) for a fatality of 2.17 (+ 0.01). In the Americas region, 71 million 827 thousand 788 confirmed cases (+ 161 thousand 161) are reported, 40.09% of the total cases reported in the world, with 7 million 622 thousand 835 active cases and 1 million 879 thousand 962 deceased (+ 4 thousand 439) for a fatality of 2.62 (=).

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