Cuba did not report deaths from the SARS-CoV-2 virus this Sunday, something that had happened for the last time on January 8. The infections detected, however, reached 1,066 and with them, there are already 80,610 cases in almost thirteen months of confronting the pandemic.
The Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) in its daily report today specifies that 1,047 individuals’ infections are due to autochthonous transmission, 1,031 were contacts of confirmed cases and there were 19 imported cases.
Se confirmaron 1066 nuevos casos de #COVID19, para un acumulado de 80610
4991 casos activos
4920 evolución clínica estable
32 pacientes en estado crítico
39 pacientes en estado grave
436 fallecidos (0 en el día)
75127 pacientes recuperados
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/Ts7dKLNL2V pic.twitter.com/czCz3hJ0GP
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) April 5, 2021
Cuban travelers from Russia, Colombia, the United States, Germany and Spain had an impact on this aspect. In addition, five foreigners were detected with COVID-19 this day.
By territories, the highest numbers correspond to Havana (556), Granma (124), Matanzas (118) and Santa Clara (78). On the contrary, Holguín (eight), Las Tunas (six) and the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud (one) showed the lowest figures.
Jagüey Grande (Matanzas) joined the 12 municipalities that concentrate 50% of the transmission in the last two weeks. Another is Bayamo, the capital of Granma. Ten correspond to Havana, where the municipality with the highest transmission in this period is located: Old Havana.
Regarding age groups, patients under 20 again showed a high number: 173 cases on the day, of which 162 were in pediatric ages and, among these, 13 under one year and six under six months old. This group also records a spike in active patients: 781.
Between 20 and 39 years old, 366 COVID-19 positive cases were diagnosed; 358 were between 40 and 59 years old, and 169 were over 60.
As of midnight, 26,198 patients were under surveillance and there were 4,991 confirmed active cases. 71 patients remained in ICUs, 32 in critical condition and 39 in serious condition.
This Sunday there were 891 discharges and, according to the MINSAP, 21,200 PCR samples were processed.
The death toll from the pandemic remains at 436.