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Cuba reports 530 cases of covid-19 in one day and accumulates 20,060 infected

Cuba reported this Friday four deaths and 530 positive cases to the disease Covid-19, increasing the number of infected to 20,060 and 188 the number of people killed as a result of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

« Of the total number of cases (530) -271 women 259 men-, 473 were contacts of confirmed cases; 41 with a source of infection abroad, 16 without a specified source of infection, and 285 asymptomatic, » says a statement issued by the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) of the island.

The death of four people was also reported, an 86-year-old woman living in Matanzas (west), and three men aged 49, 61 and 79 years from the provinces of Villa Clara (center) and Havana, all affected by diseases. Chronicles.

The Minsap information note also confirmed that 112 of the 530 positive cases detected in the last 24 hours (21.1 percent) are linked to international travelers.

By provinces, Havana remains a high-risk area of ​​transmission, detecting 212 new infected with the Covid-19, followed by Guantánamo (southeast, 90), Matanzas (west, 76), Pinar del Río (west, 50), Santiago de Cuba (west, 32), Holguín (east, 21), Artemisa (south, 18) and Villa Clara (center, 9).

In turn, the special municipality Isla de La Juventud reported six new positives, Cienfuegos (4), Mayabeque and Camagüey (3 each), Granma and Sancti Spíritus (2 each), and Ciego de Ávila and Las Tunas (1 each). a).

The statement specifies that of the 20,060 patients diagnosed with Covid-19, 4,526 people were admitted, of them 4,481 with stable clinical evolution, and 45 confirmed patients were cared for in intensive therapies, 14 of them in critical condition and 31 in serious condition.

557 medical discharges were given in the last day and there are 15,311 recovered patients.

Currently, 9,083 patients are hospitalized for clinical epidemiological surveillance, of them 3,483 suspects, 1,074 under surveillance and 4,526 confirmed.

Since March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the disease as a pandemic Covid-19, caused by coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

Globally, 96,012,792 cases are reported, while 2,075,870 people have died from the disease, according to the latest data provided by the WHO.

Source: Sputnik

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