Two people died this Friday, victims of COVID-19 in Cuba, which reported 60 new confirmed cases, in a day in which the record of processed samples was broken: 8,128.
The director of epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Durán, detailed in his daily press conference that the total number of deaths due to the coronavirus on the island rose to 108, while the number of patients since the beginning of the pandemic reached 4,653.
665 positivos activos
644 con evolución clínica estable
6 pacientes en estado crítico
15 pacientes en estado grave
3 878 altas médicas
2 evacuados pic.twitter.com/gc8m26iPof
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) September 12, 2020
The deceased were a 74-year-old woman, from Ciego de Ávila, and a 91-year-old man, from Havana, the two provinces most affected by the outbreak of coronavirus in the last 15 days, which has caused 13 deaths so far in September.
According to official figures, 1,585 people remain hospitalized, of which 665 are active cases, 859 are under suspicion and another 61 are under epidemiological surveillance.
Yesterday the number of critically ill patients increased to 6 and seriously ill patients to 15, while 34 recovered patients were discharged.
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