Cuba experienced a further increase in SARS-CoV-2 virus contagions this Sunday, after the already worrying results from Saturday. Health authorities report 37 new cases, 26 of them from Havana; 11 had the source of contagion abroad.
The Havana cases are distributed in the municipalities of La Lisa, where a new transmission event is reported, 10 de Octubre, Marianao, Arroyo Naranjo, San Miguel del Padrón, Centro Habana, Habana del Este and Cerro.
The 10 cases of Artemisa correspond to Bauta and one of the individuals whose source of contagion occurred abroad corresponds to the Isla de la Juventud.
All are Cuban and 26 are contacts of confirmed cases; 20 are men and 17 women; 29 were asymptomatic at the time of their diagnosis.
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) July 27, 2020
By age groups, the most affected were: from 40 to 59 years, with 20 cases; under 20, with seven, and from 20 to 39, as well as over 60, with five each.
No seriously or critically ill cases were reported. There were also no deaths during the day due to COVID-19.
At midnight yesterday, 397 people were under primary healthcare surveillance.
A total of 3,212 samples were studied yesterday, with which the country has processed a total of 250,415 tests, of which 2,532 have been positive for the new coronavirus.