May 13 has neither been favorable for Cuba due to the epidemiological situation caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to today’s report by the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), which confirms a new negative record of contagions: 1,277 in a day.
Added to this are the highest rates of people who owe the disease to autochthonous transmission (1,212) as well as the number of contacts of confirmed cases (1,174).
But, the negative records continued with the high number of hospitalized people, now 25,215; 5,453 active cases, and 143 patients in ICUs: 46 in critical condition and 97 in serious condition.
Se confirmaron 1 277 nuevos casos de #COVID19, para un acumulado de 121 838.
6 310 casos activos
6 096 evolución clínica estable
46 pacientes en estado crítico
97 pacientes en estado grave
114 544 pacientes recuperados
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/prsMMako27 pic.twitter.com/Bv6ME0J7Vv
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) May 14, 2021
The deceased, meanwhile, decreased to seven and correspond to four women and three men, aged between 55 and 82 and residing in the provinces of Havana, Camagüey and Matanzas.
The pandemic has already left 785 deaths, with a fatality rate of 0.64%.
There were 65 imported cases, the majority due to Cuban travelers from Russia (58), although some also came from Spain (three), France (two), the United States (one) and China (one).
Likewise, the MINSAP reported that 20 foreigners tested positive for the virus: 13 Congolese, two Russians, as well as citizens from Spain, China, Italy, the Philippines and Angola. Most of them positive due to autochthonous transmission.
Havana, which has the highest incidence rate in the last two weeks: 442.3 per 100,000 inhabitants, yesterday reported the highest amount of cases: 657. And 12 of its municipalities also concentrate 52.6% of transmission in the past 15 days.
The capital is followed by Santiago de Cuba (88), Granma (79), Matanzas (68), Mayabeque (62) and Pinar de Río (60). The Isla de la Juventud special municipality did not register any case.
By age group: 175 had not reached the age of 20, and among them 160 were minors. In addition: 418 classify between 20 and 39 years; 456 between the ages of 40 and 59, and 228 were over 60.
Yesterday 23,137 samples were processed, according to the MINSAP, which reported 1,051 discharges this Thursday, a day in which 52.6% of those diagnosed were asymptomatic.
The virus and its disease, COVID-19, have already left 14,216 infections and 131 deaths in May, averaging 1,093 cases and 10 deaths per day.