Coronavirus infections on the last day of May discreetly decreased to 1,057, while there were seven deaths from COVID-19, according to the report issued today by the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).
However, the records at the end of the fifth month of 2021 have been the worst of the pandemic for the island, with an average of 1,151 cases and 10 deaths per day, with a total of 35,701 cases and 311 deaths in that period.
As to the last 24 hours, there were 1,021 people who owe the infection to autochthonous transmission, 983 were contacts of confirmed cases, while there were 36 “imported” cases, mostly by Cuban travelers from Russia (28), Uruguay (two), Panama (two), United States (two), Spain (two) and Peru (one).
Se confirmaron 1 057 nuevos casos de #COVID19, para un acumulado de 143 323.
5 963 casos activos
5 818 evolución clínica estable
54 pacientes en estado crítico
91 pacientes en estado grave
136 339 pacientes recuperados
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/cOZ7MAvrGw pic.twitter.com/KiLHbenm7I
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) June 1, 2021
After the processing of 20,474 samples, the MINSAP also reported two foreigners whose contagion is due to autochthonous transmission.
The territories that registered the highest number of infections on Monday were Havana (491), Santiago de Cuba (124), Mayabeque (59) and Holguín (54). The Isla de la Juventud special municipality, on the other hand, reported the lowest figure: one case this time.
By age group, those over 60 years of age accounted for 19.8% of cases, with 206. The other vulnerable group, under 20 years of age, totaled 169, of which 160 were of pediatric age.
In addition, 341 were between the ages of 20 and 39; and 338 were between 40 and 59 years old.
The seven deceased, with whom the death toll now stands at 965, correspond to four men and three women aged between 56 and 79 years and residing in the provinces of Havana, Mayabeque, Camagüey and Ciego de Ávila.
Cuba has an incidence rate of 153.2 per 100,000 inhabitants and the 12 municipalities that concentrate 32.8% of transmission in the last 15 days are in Havana (nine), Mayabeque (three) and Pinar del Río (one).
The Pinar del Río municipality of Sandino, although its indices decreased, has the worst rate at this point: 687.9 per 100,000 inhabitants.
Yesterday, when the number of admissions was 26,032 people and active cases fell to 5,963, the MINSAP reported 1,123 discharges, with which 136,339 patients have already recovered.
Meanwhile, the ICUs reported 145 patients, 54 in critical condition and 91 in serious condition.
In general, 41.1% of those diagnosed yesterday were asymptomatic.