The SARS-CoV-2 virus produced four deaths and 736 infections in Cuba this Tuesday, the majority (731) due to autochthonous transmission, according to information provided today by the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).
Havana continues registering most of the daily infections (451), followed this time by Granma (73) and Santiago de Cuba (51).
On the contrary, Ciego de Ávila and the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud, with their four and one infections, respectively, reported the lowest numbers of people with COVID-19.
During the day, there were only five imported cases after the processing of 18,177 samples in the country. 44.8% of the total were asymptomatic.
Se confirmaron 736 nuevos casos de #COVID19, para un acumulado de 68986
3348 casos activos
3281 evolución clínica estable
26 pacientes en estado crítico
41 pacientes en estado grave
405 fallecidos (4 en el día)
65177 pacientes recuperados
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/AHVPnLBtTZ pic.twitter.com/ue1Ck0J7Wp
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) March 24, 2021
By incidence rate in the last two weeks, the capital, Pinar del Río and Granma head the indicator. 11 municipalities in Havana and one in Mayabeque concentrated 43.4% of the transmission in this period. Old Havana displaced Melena del Sur and is now the municipality with the highest transmission of the virus.
The reported deceased were from the provinces of Havana and Cienfuegos; three men and one woman, aged between 77 and 90 years.
The pandemic has already left 405 deaths in Cuba, 81 of them so far in March, as well as a total of 18,396 infections of the 68,986 registered since March 2020.
Of the total number of patients due to the pandemic, 707 were contacts of confirmed cases and, by age groups, the breakdown is presented as follows: 103 under 20 years of age; 225 between 20 and 39; 250 between 40 and 59; and 158 over 60.
Until midnight, 20,302 patients were hospitalized, 3,348 were active cases and 67 were in intensive care: 26 in critical condition and 41 in serious condition.
This Tuesday, March 23, the MINSAP reported 745 discharges.