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Another day with more than 8,000 new cases of covid-19 in Cuba

26/07/2021 13:25 RadioBaracoa 251
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Allegory to Covid-19 in Cuba Foto: Taken from internet
Allegory to Covid-19 in Cuba Photo: Taken from internet

More than eight thousand cases were confirmed with covid-19 yesterday throughout the country during a day in which the number of infections decreased in Guantanamo - although they remain high - and Baracoa reported 19 positive samples of the disease.

At the end of yesterday, July 25, there were 60,395 patients admitted in Cuba, 14,661 suspected, 3,396 under surveillance and 42,338 confirmed active.

For COVID-19, a total of 53,310 samples were studied during the day, resulting in 8,184 positive samples. The country accumulates 6 million 262,167 samples taken and 341,152 positive (5.4%).

Of the total number of cases (8,184): 8,116 were contacts of confirmed cases; 22 with the source of infection abroad; 46 with no source of infection specified.

Of the 8,184 diagnosed cases, 4,274 were female and 3,910 were male.

Of the 8,184 positive cases, the 5.1% (415) were asymptomatic, for a total of 103,918 cases, representing the 30.5% of those confirmed to date.

The 8,184 diagnosed cases belong to the following age groups: under 20 years of age (1,666), from 20 to 39 years of age (2,301), from 40 to 59 years of age (2,722) and over 60 years of age (1,495).

Residence by province of the confirmed cases:

Pinar del Río: 228 cases

Artemisa: 242 cases

Havana: 1,527 cases

Mayabeque: 344 cases

Matanzas: 1,264 cases

Cienfuegos: 641 cases

Villa Clara: 427 cases

Sancti Spíritus: 185 cases

Ciego de Ávila: 704 cases

Camagüey: 429 cases

Las Tunas: 264 cases

Granma: 172 cases

Holguín: 816 cases

Santiago de Cuba: 477 cases

Guantánamo: 464 cases

- Baracoa: 19 (contacts of confirmed cases).

- Caimanera: 12 (contacts of confirmed cases).

- El Salvador: 7 (contacts of confirmed cases).

- Guantánamo: 393 (391 contacts of confirmed cases and 2 without source of infection identified).

- Manuel Tames: 22 (20 contacts of confirmed cases and 2 with no source of infection identified).

- Niceto Pérez: 9 (contacts of confirmed cases).

- Yateras: 2 (contacts of confirmed cases).

Of the 341,152 patients diagnosed with the disease, 42,338 remain hospitalized, of them 41,949 are clinically stable. There is a total of  2,417 deaths (66 during the day), a lethality of 0.70% vs. 2.14% in the world and 2.61% in the Americas; two evacuated, 54 returned to their countries, 7,927 discharged during the day, and 296,341 patients have recovered. There are 389 confirmed patients in intensive care units, 164 of them are critical and 225 serious.

During the day, 66 patients died. We deeply regret what happened and convey our condolences to their families and friends.

Residence by province and municipality of the deceased patients:

Guantánamo: 5 deceased

- Guantanamo: 4

- El Salvador: 1

 Pinar del Río: 1 deceased

- Consolación del Sur : 1

Havana: 10 dead

- Centro Habana: 2

- Playa: 1

- Diez de Octubre: 1

- Guanabacoa: 1

- Plaza de la Revolución: 1

- Marianao: 1

- Arroyo Naranjo: 1

- Cerro: 1

- Boyeros: 1

Mayabeque: 1 deceased

- Melena del Sur: 1

Matanzas: 6 deceased

- Cárdenas: 2

- Limonar: 2

- Martí: 1

- Jovellanos: 1

Cienfuegos: 3 deceased

- Cienfuegos: 1

- Lajas: 1

- Palmira: 1

Villa Clara: 1 deceased

- Santa Clara: 1

Ciego de Ávila: 26 deceased

- Ciego de Ávila: 15

- Morón: 8

- Baraguá: 2

- Primero de Enero: 1

Camagüey: 5 deceased

- Camagüey: 4

- Florida: 1

Las Tunas: 1 deceased

- Las Tunas: 1

Granma: 3 deceased

- Río Cauto: 2

- Cauto Cristo: 1

Holguín: 2 deceased

- Holguín: 2

Santiago de Cuba: 2 deceased

- Santiago de Cuba: 1

- Songo La Maya: 1

Deceased by age groups:

- Less than 50 years old: 7

- From 50 to 59: 8

- From 60 to 69: 12

- From 70 to 79: 21

- From 80 to 89: 14

- Over 90: 4

Deceased patients according to sex:

- Male: 43

- Female: 23

Main comorbidities:

- Healthy: 4

- Arterial hypertension: 51

- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: 5

- Diabetes Mellitus: 29

- Obesity: 7

- Ischemic heart disease: 15

- Senile Dementia: 4

- Cerebrovascular disease: 3

- Chronic kidney disease: 2

As of July 25, 190 countries and 32 territories have reported cases of COVID-19, with 194 million 796 thousand 457 confirmed cases (+551 thousand 985) with 13 million 875 thousand 275 active cases and 4 million 174 thousand 644 deaths (+10 thousand 689) for a lethality rate of 2.14% (=).

The region of the Americas reports 76 million 954 thousand 921 confirmed cases (+51 thousand 740), the 39.51% of the total number of cases reported worldwide, with 7 million 156 thousand 816 active cases and 2 million 11 thousand 500 deaths (+3 thousand 532) for a lethality rate of 2.61% (=).

Graphical summary:

Covid-19 update in Cuba

Covid-19 update in Cuba

Covid-19 update in Cuba

Source: Minsap