Cuba said goodbye to Tropical Storm Laura this Tuesday and morning found it with 27 new contagions from the SARS-CoV-2 virus after having processed 4,536 samples throughout the island, despite the weather conditions, as Dr. Francisco Durán said this morning.
26 are Cuban and one is a temporary foreign resident. Of this total, 24, including the foreigner (a two-year-old French resident in Playa), were contacts of confirmed cases; in two the source of contagion is not specified.
11 were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis.
549 positivos activos
532 con evolución clínica estable
3 pacientes en estado crítico
17 pacientes en estado grave
3 102 altas médicas
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— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) August 25, 2020
The age groups where the affectations are concentrated: from 40 to 59 years, 10 cases; from 20 to 39, nine; under 20, six; and two over 60.
The provinces that reported contagions, according to the report issued today by the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), were: Havana (11 cases), Matanzas (8), Artemisa (6), Pinar del Río (1) and Villa Clara (one).
23 people were discharged this Monday and 3,102 have already recovered from the disease in Cuba. In contrast, the health status of three patients was reported as critical, and that of 14 was serious.
At midnight yesterday, 1,138 people were still hospitalized for clinical-epidemiological surveillance.
In search of the new coronavirus, Cuba has processed a total of 369,889 tests, of which 3,744 have been positive.