Although the new contagions by the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Cuba fell to 15, yesterday was marked by the death of an 80-year-old woman resident in 10 de Octubre municipality, in Havana.
According to Dr. Francisco Durán, the 92nd victim of the pandemic on the island was admitted asymptomatic due to being related to a confirmed case and was diagnosed when she was in intensive care, where she spent more than 15 days. The rest of the details are in today’s report.
506 positivos activos
490 con evolución clínica estable
3 pacientes en estado crítico
13 pacientes en estado grave
3 159 altas médicas
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— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) August 26, 2020
Of the new contagions, 14 are Cuban and one is a foreigner, a 31-year-old French resident in Old Havana; 13 were related to confirmed cases and the source of infection could not be specified in one individual.
Men predominate over women (8-7) and 11 were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis.
The cases were reported from Havana (11 cases in five municipalities), Artemisa (three in two municipalities) and Villa Clara (one in Manicaragua).
By age group, those affected are between 20 and 40 years, with six cases; 41 to 60, with five; and over 60, with three. Only one of the newly diagnosed had not turned 20.
57 patients were discharged yesterday, while the health status of three was reported as critical and 13 as serious.
At midnight on August 25, 1,010 people were hospitalized for clinical epidemiological surveillance after a day where 3,056 tests had been made throughout the country. The total number of processed tests is now 372,945 since the pandemic reached Cuba in March of this year.