The SARS-CoV-2 virus produced two new deaths yesterday in Ciego de Ávila, while, in total, three provinces reported 45 new contagions, according to the report by the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) issued this Sunday.
The new deaths correspond to a 68-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman. Both resided in the main municipality of Ciego de Ávila province. The details of both cases appear in today’s report .
The three provinces that reported cases are Havana (30 contagions in 13 municipalities), Ciego de Ávila (12 in three municipalities) and Matanzas (3 in three municipalities).
582 casos activos
575 con evolución clínica estable
3 pacientes en estado crítico
4 pacientes en estado grave
4 751 altas médicas
2 evacuados https://t.co/k8ZPsoBQUL pic.twitter.com/EmBjPazAdU
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) September 27, 2020
All were Cuban, and all the cases are autochthonous. 42 of the patients had contact with confirmed cases and in three individuals the cause of infection is not specified.
28 men, 17 women and, of the total, 32 were asymptomatic at the time of their diagnosis.
With today’s two fatalities, the death toll in Cuba from the pandemic stands at 122. The fatality rate is already 2.23%.
Until midnight on September 26, 8,285 people remained hospitalized, while the number of patients in intensive care reached seven: three reported in critical condition and four seriously ill, all from Havana and Camagüey.
Only 19 medical discharges were registered.
On Saturday, 7,027 tests were carried out in search of the new coronavirus.