The number of new infections caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Cuba dropped to 75, after the processing of 10,236 tests yesterday, according to the report issued by the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).
All of the positive cases correspond to Cubans, of which in 30 cases the source of infection was identified abroad; 39 were contacts of confirmed cases and in six individuals the source of infection is not specified.
Se confirmaron 75 nuevos casos de #COVID19, para un acumulado de 9 mil 181
831 casos activos
820 con evolución clínica estable
5 pacientes en estado crítico
6 pacientes en estado grave
8 mil 212 pacientes recuperados
2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/IV7ijzkb1B pic.twitter.com/PLwOMeJKZu
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) December 10, 2020
Meanwhile, there was the same number of discharges (75), with which the number of people recovered from COVID-19 on the island already rises to 8,212 since the first cases were reported on March 11.
By province, the distribution of those diagnosed in the last 24 hours, among which 50 were asymptomatic, is as follows:
Pinar del Río (13 cases, two imported), Artemisa (2 cases, one imported), Havana (16 cases, six imported), Mayabeque (two cases), Matanzas (one case), Cienfuegos (two cases, two imported), Villa Clara (six cases, five imported), Sancti Spíritus (two cases, one imported), Ciego de Ávila (four cases, two imported), Camagüey (nine cases, five imported), Las Tunas (one imported case), Granma (two cases, one imported), Holguín (two cases, one imported), Santiago de Cuba (eight cases, one imported) and Guantánamo (five cases, two imported).
Until midnight yesterday, 4,011 patients were hospitalized while 11 were reported in intensive care: five in critical condition and six in serious condition.
There were no deaths on the day, and the number of fatalities remains 136.