Cuba reached 1,250 active cases of COVID-19 and 140 deaths from the disease, after 183 new infections and one death were reported at the close of this Thursday.
Thus, a total of 10,900 patients have already been detected since March on the island, while those recovered amounted to 9,503, with today’s 125 discharges.
A total of 2,943 patients related to COVID-19 are hospitalized, of them 682 suspects and 1,011 under surveillance, in addition to the 1,250 confirmed. Of these, 1,263 present a stable clinical evolution, while six are in critical condition and eight are in serious condition, according to the most recent report from the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).
Se confirmaron 183 nuevos casos de #COVID19, para un acumulado de 10 mil 900
1250 casos activos
1236 con evolución clínica estable
6 pacientes en estado crítico
8 pacientes en estado grave
9 mil 503 pacientes recuperados
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/YiB1OxEPvB pic.twitter.com/IL4k9XWtly
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) December 25, 2020
As for the 183 new cases, these were detected after studying 12,471 PCR samples. Of these, 173 are Cubans and 10 are foreigners, while 90 have their source of infection outside the country and 93 are autochthonous: 91 contacts of confirmed cases and two with no known source of infection.
65.0% (119) of the 183 positive cases were asymptomatic, while by age groups they were distributed as follows: 13 under 20 years, 55 between 20 to 39 years, 88 between 40 to 59 years and 27 over 60.
Finally, all the Cuban provinces registered new infections, except for the Special Municipality of Isla de la Juventud. Havana with 89, Villa Clara with 20, and Santiago de Cuba with 18 were the most affected territories.