COVID-19 left 56 new infections in Cuba in the last 24 hours, according to daily information from the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap).
But, before starting his daily update, Dr. Francisco Durán referred to the person who died yesterday, because after a necropsy it was revealed that the cause of death was not the new coronavirus.
“We apologize to his family and friends”, said the national director of Epidemiology of the Minsap.
As for today’s cases: all of them are Cuban, 52 were related to confirmed cases, in two of them the source of infection is not specified, and other two acquired the SARS-CoV-2 virus abroad.
592 positivos activos
588 con evolución clínica estable
3 pacientes en estado crítico
1 pacientes en estado grave
2 547 altas médicas
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— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) August 14, 2020
29 men, 27 women, 40 were asymptomatic at the time of their diagnosis.
By age ranges, they are distributed as follows: 24 were between 40 and 59 years old; 21, from 20 to 39; 8 had not reached 20 years old yet, and three were over 60.
The geographical location is as follows:
Havana (33, in the municipalities of La Lisa, Habana del Este, San Miguel del Padrón, Boyeros, 10 de Octubre, Playa, Regla, Plaza de la Revolución, Cerro and Marianao), Artemisa (19: Artemisa, Mariel, Bahía Honda , Bauta, Guanajay, Caimito and San Antonio de los Baños), Villa Clara (2: Caibarién), Pinar del Río (1: La Palma) and Santiago de Cuba (1: Santiago de Cuba).
As of midnight of August 13th, Cuba had 592 active cases.
The tests carried out to detect the virus that causes COVID-19 reached the figure of 4,941 yesterday. With them, there have been 319,440 samples carried out, of which 3,229 have resulted positive.