Cuba exceeded 10,000 cases of coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, with 131 infections reported this Saturday, a figure that marks a new record of new patients in a day for the Island.
In total, the number of infected amounted to 10,024, while the number of fatalities remained at 137 as there were no deaths from COVID-19 yesterday. In addition, 64 discharges were given, with which the recovered are already 8,976. The evacuees are still two.
Active cases are now 909, of which 898 present a stable clinical evolution, while 11 confirmed patients are treated in intensive therapies, three of them critical and eight serious, according to the most recent report from the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap).
Se confirmaron 131 nuevos casos de #COVID19, para un acumulado de 10 mil 024
909 casos activos
898 con evolución clínica estable
3 pacientes en estado crítico
8 pacientes en estado grave
8 mil 976 pacientes recuperados
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/fLJvnoQnNo pic.twitter.com/zwdxgDDhTx
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) December 19, 2020
The Ministry of Health also reports that 3,723 patients have been admitted for clinical epidemiological surveillance, 353 of them suspected, 1,889 under surveillance and 909 confirmed.
Meanwhile, the 131 new cases were detected after studying 12,052 samples, an equally record figure for the Island in one day. Of these infections, 33 are contacts of confirmed cases, 61 have their source of infection abroad, and in three the source of infection had not been specified.
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