The latest numbers related to COVID-19 in Cuba: 32 new infected, 3 deaths, 64 medical discharges…according to this morning’s Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) usual press conference.
Now, official records speak of 1,369 cases of contagion since the pandemic began on the island. The new coronavirus’s death toll among Cubans totals 54. Meanwhile, the MINSAP reports six patients in critical condition and six in serious condition.
Of yesterday’s three deaths, two are women; one 84 years old, resident in Plaza de la Revolución, and another 77, from Matanzas. The third case was a 73-year-old Havana resident, sick with HIV for 7 years. The MINSAP report provided details of their evolution and background.
▪ 812 positivos activos
▪ 800 con evolución clínica estable
▪ 6 pacientes en estado crítico
▪ 6 pacientes en estado grave
▪ 54 fallecidos
▪ 501 altas
▪ 2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/mWEq2aMI7q pic.twitter.com/yEVzLxzMJn
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) April 26, 2020
The 32 new cases confirmed with the SARS-CoV-2 virus were Cuban; 87.5% of them had contacts with infected people, although the source of infection is not specified in 4 individuals.
There are more men than women in yesterday’s report―22 out of 10―and the affected age groups were: from 40 to 60 years with 50.0% of cases, followed by the group from 20 to 39 years (37.5%) and over 60 years 12.5%.
This time, only 12 people among the new positive cases were asymptomatic. The residence by province and municipality of all of them is as follows:
- Pinar del Río: 2 (Guanes).
- Havana: 18 (Cerro, 7; Centro Habana, Diez de Octubre, San Miguel del Padrón and Marianao, 2 each; Arroyo Naranjo, La lisa and Plaza de la Revolución, 1 each).
- Mayabeque: 1 (Melena del Sur).
- Matanzas: 7 (Cárdenas, 4; Pedro Betancourt, Limonar and Matanzas, 1 each).
- Villa Clara: 1 (from Santa Clara municipality).
- Holguín: 2 (from Banes municipality).
- Santiago de Cuba: 1 (Santiago de Cuba).
At the close of yesterday, April 25, 3,461 people were admitted to hospitals for clinical epidemiological surveillance, while another 5,876 were under primary healthcare surveillance in their homes.
The country, according to the statistics released, has processed a total of 39,828 tests.