Cuba Today Diagnoses 9,320 New Patients with Covid-19

Cuba today diagnoses 9,320 new patients with Covid-19.
Cuba today diagnoses 9,320 new patients with Covid-19. Photo: MINSAP

Cuba diagnosis Havana, Cuba: The Cuban Ministry of Public Health publishes on its website that at the close of yesterday, August 22, 109,296 patients were admitted, 55,027 suspects, 4,368 under surveillance and confirmed active 49,901.

For COVID-19, a total of 47,223 samples were made, resulting in 9,320 positive. The country accumulates 7 million 538 thousand 108 samples carried out and 592 thousand 619 positive.

Of the total cases (9,320): 9,278 were contacts of confirmed cases; 10 with a source of infection abroad; 32 without a specified source of infection. Of the 9,320 cases diagnosed, 4,976 were female and 4,344 male.

4.82% (449) of the 9,320 positive cases were asymptomatic, accumulating a total of 115,244, which represents 19.4% of those confirmed to date.

The 9,320 diagnosed cases belong to the age groups: under 20 years old (1958), 20 to 39 years old (2585), 40 to 59 years old (2883) and over 60 years old (1894).

Residence by province of the confirmed cases:

Pinar del Río: 2042, Artemisa: 295, Havana: 900, Mayabeque: 436, Matanzas: 165, Cienfuegos: 1397, Villa Clara: 476, Sancti Spíritus: 697, Ciego de Ávila: 216, Camagüey: 599, Las Tunas: 412, Granma: 241, Holguín: 560, Santiago de Cuba: 428 and Guantánamo: 456.

Of the 592 thousand 619 patients diagnosed with the disease, 49 thousand 901 remain hospitalized, of them 49 thousand 407 with stable clinical evolution. There are 4 618 deaths (74 in the day), a fatality of 0.78% vs 2.09% in the world and 2.53% in the Americas; two evacuees, 55 returned to their countries, on the day there were 7,832 discharges, 538,043 recovered patients accumulate (90.8%). 494 confirmed patients are cared for in intensive care, 119 of them critical and 375 severe.

On the day, 74 deceased patients were reported.

Until August 22, 190 countries and 32 territories with COVID-19 cases are reported, amounting to 212 million 583 thousand 357 confirmed cases (+437 thousand 566) with 17 million 942 thousand 187 active cases and 4 million 444 thousand 384 deaths (+ 7 thousand 769) for a lethality of 2.09% (=).

In the Americas region, 82 million 830 thousand 192 confirmed cases (+ 71 thousand 542) are reported, 38.96% of the total cases reported in the world, with 9 million 313 thousand 216 active cases and 2 million 94 thousand 958 deceased (+ 1,340) for a fatality of 2.53% (=).

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