News on the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Cuba is as follows: there were no deaths and the new contagions rose to 82, a figure that was made possible due to the 7,948 tests carried out yesterday in search of the disease, according to the island’s health authorities.
By regions, the contagions were reported from Havana, with 39 cases; Ciego de Ávila, 37; Sancti Spíritus, four; and Artemisa and Matanzas, one each.
“Ciego de Ávila already has the highest incidence rate in the country,” said Dr. Francisco Durán, who specified that the indicator is already 21.28 per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Havana’s.
626 positivos activos
614 con evolución clínica estable
1 pacientes en estado crítico
11 pacientes en estado grave
3 727 altas médicas
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— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) September 9, 2020
The number of people in intensive care was reduced to 12 and 27 patients were discharged.
All cases in today’s report correspond to Cubans; 75 were contacts of confirmed cases and in seven the source of infection is not confirmed.
The number of infected men and women was the same (41) and 63 of all patients were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis.
By age group, the most affected this time was those between 40 and 59 years old, with 31 cases, followed by those between 20 and 39, with 25 and those over 60, with 16. 10 of the new COVID-19 cases had not turned 20.
1,470 people were hospitalized for clinical epidemiological surveillance at midnight yesterday.
Cuba has processed a total of 454,724 samples since the first cases of the new coronavirus were reported, and of these 4,459 have been positive.