New infections of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Cuba, reported after the processing of 8,999 tests yesterday, totaled 40 from five provinces. The news contrasts with the 108 discharges of the day, with which 90.5% of the patients have already recovered on the island.
All correspond to Cubans, the cases were autochthonous and 82.5% of those diagnosed were asymptomatic, according to the report issued today by the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).
551 casos activos
545 con evolución clínica estable
4 pacientes en estado crítico
2 pacientes en estado grave
6 mil 502 altas médicas
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— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) November 5, 2020
The territories from which they are reported are Pinar del Río (34 from five municipalities), Artemisa (one case from Artemisa), Havana (one case from Centro Habana), Sancti Spíritus (two cases from two municipalities) and Ciego de Ávila (one from the provincial capital).
Of the total, 36 were contacts of confirmed cases and in four individuals the source of infection is not specified. The number of male patients exceeded that of females (25-15).
At midnight on November 4, the number of patients hospitalized for surveillance had dropped to 956, while the number of patients in intensive care was still six: four in critical condition and two in serious condition.