Cuba reported 124 new confirmed patients with COVID-19, the highest daily number since the coronavirus epidemic began on the island.
The previous daily record of infections with the coronavirus in Cuba dated from the beginning of November (109), and the second was registered this Saturday, with 104.
Se confirmaron 124 nuevos casos de #COVID19, para un acumulado de 8 mil 906
771 casos activos
761 con evolución clínica estable
3 pacientes en estado crítico
7 pacientes en estado grave
7 mil 997 pacientes recuperados
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/V5E8iXNimm pic.twitter.com/s6VOy5ofLi
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) December 7, 2020
At the end of this Sunday, 4,301 patients, 869 suspects, and 771 active cases with the contagious disease were hospitalized for clinical epidemiological surveillance, according to the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) report.
In the last 24 hours, 10,099 samples were studied, with which the island has processed a total of 1,186,621 PCR tests to date, and the total number of COVID-19 patients rose to 8,906, 0.75% of the people studied.
According to the source, 69 of the patients diagnosed yesterday were contacts of confirmed cases, 50 arrived in Cuba with the disease and five have no specified source of infection.
73.3% (91) of the 124 cases were asymptomatic, for 5,674 patients without symptoms at the time of diagnosis.
The MINSAP report on the epidemiological situation on the island specified that 118 of the infected patients are Cubans and six are foreigners.
Among them there are three critical patients―including a 45-year-old Mexican―, seven in serious condition and the rest with a stable evolution.
Havana once again was at the head of the provinces with the highest number of daily patients, with 33, followed by Villa Clara, with 17, Santiago de Cuba (16), Pinar del Río (11) and Mayabeque (10).