Four months after the first COVID-19 cases were reported in Cuba, the health authorities reported the death from this disease of a 68-year-old man residing in Havana. The death toll now stands at 87.
Meanwhile, there were 7 new positive cases, two of them had contact with confirmed cases; the origin of the infection is unknown in one individual, while four acquired the SARS-CoV-2 virus abroad.
Those who acquired the disease abroad were a 52-year-old woman from Havana, a 41-year-old from Villa Clara and a 60-year-old from Santiago; all three came from Mexico. The other patient was infected in Nicaragua: a 49-year-old woman, resident in Havana.
The rest of the new positive cases were reported in Havana, in the municipalities of Cerro, Centro Habana and Habana del Este.
— Ministerio de Salud Pública de Cuba (@MINSAPCuba) July 11, 2020
Men predominated over women (4-3) and four were asymptomatic.
Yesterday, 3,339 tests were made, with which the country has processed a total of 202,014; 2,420 of them have been positive.
As of midnight on July 10, 288 patients were hospitalized and 233 people were under primary healthcare surveillance.