The Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported 42 new contagions with COVID-19 this Friday, bringing the number of confirmed cases on the island to 4,593, while the total number of deaths due to the disease remains at 106.
A total of 1,697 patients are hospitalized in Cuba, of them 641 are active cases, 1,000 are suspects and 56 are under epidemiological surveillance, according to the data given by Dr. Francisco Durán, director of epidemiology of the MINSAP, in his daily press conference.
641 positivos activos
623 con evolución clínica estable
6 pacientes en estado crítico
12 pacientes en estado grave
3 844 altas médicas
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/WkbIEdSjs4 pic.twitter.com/1WhhFAmYfv
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) September 11, 2020
Only one patient was reported infected outside the island, and the rest of the confirmed cases belong to Matanzas, Mayabeque, Cienfuegos and Sancti Spíritus provinces.
On Thursday 65 convalescent patients were discharged from hospital, thus Cuba registers 3,844 people recovered from COVID-19 since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
The number of reported pediatric patients reached 478, after 3 new cases were reported in yesterday’s report.
Of the active cases in Cuba, 6 are in critical condition and another 12 remain seriously ill.
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