Cuban health authorities reported 639 coronavirus infections at the end of this Friday, the lowest number of new daily cases so far in March. However, with them, the island surpassed 60,000 confirmed cases (60,558) since the beginning of the pandemic.
In addition, on the last day, a person died from COVID-19, while 909 discharges were registered, bringing the number of fatalities to 366 and the number of recovered to 55,761, according to official statistics.
Thus, the number of active cases stood at 4,375, of which 4,299 have a stable clinical evolution. 76 patients remain in intensive care: 29 in critical condition and 47 in serious condition, according to the most recent report of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).
Se confirmaron 639 nuevos casos de #COVID19, para un acumulado de 60558.
4375 casos activos
4299 evolución clínica estable
29 pacientes en estado crítico
47 pacientes en estado grave
366 fallecidos (1 en el día)
55761 pacientes recuperados
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/EInLEKy03K pic.twitter.com/w5mLKj9AQ1
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) March 13, 2021
As for the 639 new infections, 633 are autochthonous—of them, 616 contacts of previously confirmed cases—and only six imported. Just over half (322) were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis.
By sex, 310 of the new patients are female and 329 are male; while by age group 97 are under 20 years old (84 are pediatric), 200 are between 20 and 39 years old, 241 are between 40 and 59 years old, and 101 are over 60.
By provinces, Havana once again led the way, with 317 infections, followed by Granma (62) and Pinar del Río (57). Santiago de Cuba (35), Mayabeque (33) and Camagüey (31).
Finally, in Cuba 24,801 patients are hospitalized, of which 4,535 are suspects, 15,891 are under surveillance and 4,375 have already been confirmed.