Cuba reported this Thursday 505 new positive cases of the disease Covid-19, 175 of them located in the capital of the island, where more severe restriction measures were applied to try to stop the spread of the virus that already accumulates 16,549 infected people and 160 deaths in the country.
« Of the total number of cases (505): -261 women and 244 men-, 435 were contacts of confirmed cases, 33 with a source of infection abroad and 37 without a specified source of infection, » confirmed a statement issued by the Ministry of Health Public (Minsap) of the island.
The text adds that, of the total cases of the day, 102 infected are linked to international travelers (20.2 percent), accumulating 6,172 affected, which represents 68.8 percent of the total autochthonous cases since November 15.
In turn, the death of two women aged 83 and 87, residents in the provinces of Santiago de Cuba and Camagüey (east), both with a history of diseases such as high blood pressure, ischemic heart disease, and diabetes mellitus, among others, was reported. pathologies.
Havana, the province most affected by the Cuban pandemic Covid-19, reported 175 new infections in the last 24 hours.
According to the information note of the Minsap, of the 16,549 patients diagnosed with the disease Covid-19, 3,660 people were admitted, 3,622 of them with stable clinical evolution, and 17 patients were reported in critical condition and 21 in serious condition.
In the last day, 221 medical discharges were made and 12,699 recovered patients were accumulated.
Currently, 7,214 patients are hospitalized for clinical-epidemiological surveillance, of them 2,567 suspects, 987 under surveillance, and 3,660 confirmed active.
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