After a day of encouraging news for Cuba in its resistance to the coronavirus, Dr. Francisco Durán reported this Wednesday morning that the figures remain optimistic. Those recovered already exceed a thousand, and the country has reached the fifth day reporting more discharges than positive cases.
Another good news given by the national director of epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) is that yesterday only 18 new infections were registered, and there were no deaths.
▪ 631 positivos activos
▪ 617 con evolución clínica estable
▪ 4 pacientes en estado crítico
▪ 10 pacientes en estado grave
▪ 69 fallecidos
▪ 1001 altas
▪ 2 evacuadoshttps://t.co/VrWjx7rFTm pic.twitter.com/VDRMVySr83
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) May 6, 2020
The distribution by province of the new positive cases is as follows: Havana, 8; Villa Clara, Sancti Spíritus, Ciego de Ávila and Holguín, 2 each; while Mayabeque and Camagüey reported one each.
All of the recent infections correspond to Cubans; 12 had contacts with confirmed cases, 3 had the source of infection abroad and in 3 individuals the origin of the infection was not specified; 10 were women.
The most affected age groups are concentrated between 40 to 59 years, with 10 cases, followed by those over 60, with 5 and groups between 20 to 40 years, with 2; 14 people were detected without symptoms.
At the close of the information collected by MINSAP, 4 patients were in critical condition and 10 were reported as serious.
People admitted to hospitals and care centers numbered 2,341, while 5,992 were under primary healthcare surveillance at home.
Cuba has processed 59,648 tests to date.