102 people received a medical discharge in Cuba during the last day and there are already 2,794 recovered from the new coronavirus, according to Dr. Francisco Durán said today during his daily appearance.
During the day, the disease produced a balance of 44 new infections, after conducting 4,294 tests throughout the country and in a growing number of laboratories.
524 positivos activos
516 con evolución clínica estable
3 pacientes en estado crítico
5 pacientes en estado grave
2 794 altas médicas
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— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) August 18, 2020
All the infections correspond to Cubans; 40 were related to confirmed cases, in four persons the source of infection was not specified, and there were no cases with a foreign source of infection.
Men slightly predominate over women (23 to 21) and 22 were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis.
The age groups most affected were: 21 to 40-year-olds, with 20 cases, followed by people from 41 to 60 years old, with 14. There were three people under 20 reported, and seven adults over 60.
Regarding the regions from which the diagnoses were made: Havana reported 36 infections; Artemisa, six; while Villa Clara and Las Tunas reported one each.
Until midnight yesterday, 1,186 patients remained admitted to hospitals for study.
Cuba accumulates a total of 336,333 samples analyzed since March, of which 3,408 have been positive.