In its first day under new restrictive measures to stop the advance of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, Havana continues to report most of the new contagions in Cuba, 46 yesterday, to which are added the three deaths of the day.
The victims were a 65-year-old man, described as “homeless,” and two women, 65 and 94, both from La Lisa. The data on the medical evolution of the three during their hospitalization are explained in the report published today by the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).
The number of deaths as a result of COVID-19 on the island now stands at 98.
The new contagions, meanwhile, totaled 61 throughout the country, after processing 5, 546 tests, of which 4,202 are from the capital.
568 positivos activos
546 con evolución clínica estable
5 pacientes en estado crítico
17 pacientes en estado grave
3 458 altas médicas
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— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) September 2, 2020
60 are Cuban and one is a foreigner, a 42-year-old Colombian resident in Plaza de la Revolución; 51 individuals had contact with confirmed cases and in 10 the source of infection is not specified
Women predominate over men in today’s report (37-24) and 34 of the total were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis.
By age group, the most affected group is between 20 and 60 years old: 22 people are grouped between 20 and 39, and 20 between 40 and 60. 11 were under 20 and eight were over 60.
In addition to Havana, with an incidence rate of 23.7 per 100,000 inhabitants, Artemisa reported seven new infections, six Ciego de Ávila and two Pinar del Río.
During the day, 63 patients were discharged while 22 were in intensive care.
At midnight, 1,206 patients were still hospitalized and the number of active cases reached 568.