Personas sin y con nasobuco en La Habana, el martes 31 de mayo de 2022, tras la eliminación del uso obligatorio de la mascarilla por las autoridades cubanas. Foto: Otmaro Rodríguez.

Coronavirus: Cuba drops 20 new cases at the end of Saturday

Cuba dropped from 20 daily cases of coronavirus this Saturday, registering just 18, the lowest figure in recent months, according to the island’s authorities.

No deaths from COVID-19 were reported on the day, making it more than 20 days without fatalities from the disease in the Caribbean country, according to official statistics.

In addition, 32 discharges were given, with which 99.2% of the people who have been infected on the Island have recovered, even though some of them have been left with sequelae.

Until midnight this Saturday, a total of 1,072 patients were admitted due to the coronavirus, of which 32 were under surveillance, 903 suspected and 137 confirmed active. Only one of these patients was reported as serious and there were none in critical condition, according to the most recent party of the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).

As for the new cases, these were detected after the analysis of 3,567 samples, and of these, 15 were contacts of already confirmed cases. Only two had their source of infection abroad and in one of them the origin of the infection could not be confirmed.

Of the 18 patients, only three were asymptomatic at the time of detection, while nine were female and the same number were male.

By age groups, those under 20 years of age predominated, with seven. Of the rest, six are between 20 and 39 years old; only one is between 40 and 59 years old; and four infected are over 60.

Finally, Camagüey with five cases was the most affected province, followed by Havana (3) and Villa Clara (2). In contrast, Artemisa, Mayabeque, Granma, Santiago de Cuba and Guantánamo did not report new patients.

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