Cuba reports 201 new positive samples to the COVID-19

Cuba reports 201 new positive samples to the COVID-19

At the close of yesterday, 10,136 samples were tested for the COVID-19, resulting in 201 positive samples. Thus, the country currently accumulates one million 542 thousand 178 samples tested to date, with 13 thousand 165 positive samples (the 0.85%).

At the close of yesterday, January 5th, 3,479 patients were admitted in the country, of them: 946 patients were suspects of having the disease, while 787 patients were under surveillance, and 1,746 patients were confirmed with the disease.

In addition, 10,136 samples were tested for the COVID-19, resulting in 201 positive samples. Thus, the country currently accumulates one million 542 thousand 178 samples tested to date, with 13 thousand 165 positive samples (the 0.85%).

Of the total number of new positive cases (201): 123 patients were contacts of previously confirmed cases, while 65 patients reported their source of infection abroad, and 13 patients did not have a specified source of infection. Of the 201 newly diagnosed cases, 102 patients are female and 99 patients are male. The 60.2% (121 patients) of the 201 mew positive cases were asymptomatic, thus accumulating a total of 8,717 asymptomatic patients to date, which represents the 66.2% of those cases confirmed to date.

The 201 newly diagnosed cases belonged to the following age groups: 18 patients under the 20 years of age, representing the 9.0%; 76 patients had 20 to 39 years of age, representing the 37.8%; 83 patients had 40 to 59 years of age, representing the 41.2%, and 24 patients were aged 60 and over, accounting for the 12.0%.

Of the 13,165 patients diagnosed with the disease to date, 1,746 (the 13.3%) remain hospitalized, of them: 1,726 patients (the 98.8%) demonstrate a stable clinical evolution. Sadly, 148 deaths have reported so far (including one of the day), two patients were evacuated, 21 patients returned to their countries, there were 212 discharges of the day, and 11,248 patients have recovered to date (representing the 85.4%). Also, 20 positive patients are currently admitted at the intensive care units, being 7 of them critical while the remaining 13 are in severe conditions.