The situation has become complicated for Cuba, even when there are no new deaths from COVID-19. Health authorities report today that the infections registered in the last 24 hours rose to 33, while 326 people are hospitalized and 3339 are under primary healthcare surveillance in their homes.
All cases are Cuban; 24 were contacts of confirmed cases and the source of infection in seven of the 33 occurred abroad. The source could not be confirmed in two individuals.
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) July 29, 2020
The individuals whose source of contagion is abroad correspond to the provinces of Santiago de Cuba, Guantánamo, Sancti Spíritus and Havana. They came from Venezuela, Mexico and Costa Rica.
Fourteen people were diagnosed with COVID-19 in Havana, in the municipalities of Plaza de la Revolución, Boyeros, Centro Habana, La Lisa, Marianao and 10 de Octubre. Artemisa’s infections were detected in the municipalities of Bauta and Caimito.
Women predominated over men (14-19) and, by age group, those affected classified as follows: from 41 to 59, 14 cases; under 20, eleven; 20 to 40, five; and over 60, three; 19 were asymptomatic.
With the 3,235 tests carried out yesterday, Cuba has reached 256,996 since March, of which 2,588 have been positive.