This December 25, Cuba registered 138 new cases of COVID-19 to exceed 11,000 patients (11,038) since the first infections were detected in March, according to the daily report of the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).
A total of 12,255 samples were studied during the day and 14 provinces registered positive cases for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, with Havana reporting the highest number of patients with 49, followed by Matanzas with 17 and Santiago de Cuba and Mayabeque with 16.
So far, 3,019 patients are hospitalized for clinical epidemiological surveillance, 731 are suspects, 998 are under surveillance, and 1,290 are confirmed.
On this day, the death of an 80-year-old person, resident in the province of Cienfuegos, was reported, reaching 141 fatalities in the country.
Se confirmaron 138 nuevos casos de #COVID19, para un acumulado de 11 mil 038
1290 casos activos
1275 con evolución clínica estable
7 pacientes en estado crítico
8 pacientes en estado grave
9 mil 599 pacientes recuperados
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/8cty60altd pic.twitter.com/DcVk2Uxury
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) December 26, 2020
Of the 11,038 patients diagnosed with COVID-19, 1,290 remain active, of them 1,275 with a stable clinical evolution and 15 in intensive care (seven in critical condition and eight in serious condition).
The MINSAP specifies that two evacuees were reported, six returned to their countries and there were 96 medical discharges, for a total of 9 599 recovered patients.
Of the 138 new patients (136 Cubans and two foreigners), 71 had a source of infection abroad, 62 were contacts of confirmed cases, and in five there is no specified source of infection.
A total of 95 positive patients had no symptoms at the time of diagnosis, while the age groups are divided into: under 20 years old 16 (11.6%); from 20 to 39 years old 57 (41.3%); from 40 to 59 years old 47 (34.1%), and over 60 a total of 18, for 13.4%.
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