Cuba added 35 new contagions due to the SARS-CoV-2 virus this Thursday, Dr. Francisco Durán reported today in one of his Friday appearances from the Cuban television studios.
He highlighted that 8,245 samples were processed during the day and almost 54,000 a week in search of the disease, with an average per day, he said, of 7,700.
All the cases correspond to Cubans: 34 were autochthonous and one imported, which is included in the number registered for the province of Camagüey, specifically the municipality of Vertientes, where the case that arrived from abroad resides.
493 casos activos
488 con evolución clínica estable
3 pacientes en estado crítico
2 pacientes en estado grave
6 mil 178 altas médicas
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— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) October 30, 2020
The rest of the provinces with contagions have been Pinar del Río (26 cases in four municipalities), Sancti Spíritus (five cases in the main municipality), Havana (two cases in Centro Habana) and Artemisa (one case in Caimito).
By age group, nine were under 20 years of age; 15 between 20 and 39; 10, between 40 and 59, and one was over 60.
Of the total, 34 were contacts of confirmed cases, the number of male patients exceeded that of the female gender (22-13) and 31 were asymptomatic.
There were no deaths on the day, and neither during the week, so the number of deaths remains at 128 and the fatality rate is 1.88%.
Yesterday 46 people were discharged, and five were in intensive care.