Contagions by the SARS-CoV-2 virus dropped to 35 in the last 24 hours in Cuba, according to the daily report of Dr. Francisco Durán, who has highlighted the health status of two people, reported as critical, while 19 were seriously ill; one of the highest figures, according to the records since the pandemic reached the island last March.
1,171 patients were hospitalized for clinical-epidemiological studies in a day where the assets returned to 545 thanks to the 35 discharges also reported in today by the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).
As for the contagions, all are Cuban and 15 of them were asymptomatic at the time of their diagnosis. Women predominate over men (20-15).
545 positivos activos
524 con evolución clínica estable
2 pacientes en estado crítico
19 pacientes en estado grave
3 044 altas médicas
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— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) August 24, 2020
32 were contacts of confirmed cases, in two the cause of contagion was not identified and one acquired COVID-19 abroad, this data added to the statistics of Mayabeque, Bejucal, place of residence of the patient.
The remaining cases were identified in Havana (32 patients in ten municipalities) and Pinar del Río (2 in La Palma).
By age group, the most affected were those from 20 to 39 years old, with 16 cases, followed by 40 to 59 and more than 60, with eight cases each. Three were under 20.
Yesterday, 4,261 tests were carried out in search of the new coronavirus, which makes for a total of 365,353, of which 3,717 have been positive, since March.