Cuba reported 75 new cases of COVID-19 for the second consecutive day, after studying 11,092 samples in the last 24 hours, reported the island’s Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).
At the close of yesterday, 3,959 patients were hospitalized for clinical epidemiological surveillance, of which 767 are suspected of having been infected with SARS-CoV-2 and 623 are active cases of the disease. Of these, 619 have a stable clinical evolution, one is in critical condition and three in serious condition.
In addition, this Wednesday there were no deaths from COVID-19 on the island and 56 discharges were given, with which the number of deaths remains at 136 and that of recovered patients rose to 7,770.
Se confirmaron 75 nuevos casos de #COVID19, para un acumulado de 8 mil 531 en #Cuba
623 casos activos
619 con evolución clínica estable
1 paciente en estado crítico
3 pacientes en estado graves
7 mil 770 pacientes recuperados
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/mSt4ulrBr0 pic.twitter.com/NECWUio4TN
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) December 3, 2020
According to the Ministry of Public Health report, Cuba has processed a total of 1,146,603 samples and has confirmed 8,531 infections since the epidemic of the new coronavirus began on the island.
Of the patients registered this Wednesday, 48 were contacts of confirmed cases, 26 had a source of infection abroad and only in one of the cases the source of infection was not specified.
Of the total of cases, 76% (57) were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis, so the total number of infected patients who did not show symptoms of the disease amounted to 5,407.
By provinces, Havana, with 22 and Pinar del Río, with 15, account for almost half of the new patients confirmed with COVID-19, followed by Villa Clara with seven, and Santiago de Cuba and Artemisa, which registered six cases each.
The rest of the provinces affected this Wednesday by the spread of the virus on the island were Matanzas, Cienfuegos, Sancti Spíritus, Ciego de Ávila, Camagüey, Holguín and Guantánamo.