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Coronavirus: Cuba registers 83 new contagions, the highest number in October

Coronavirus: Cuba registers 83 new contagions, the highest number in October

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The new infections from the SARS-CoV-2 infection in Cuba increased to 83, according to the report issued today by the health authorities, in which it is said that the biggest number of clients corresponds to the province of Pinar del Río, with 54 cases in six municipalities, and an even worse circumstance in the provincial capital and the municipality of Sandino.

The other territories in reporting clients were Artemisa (4 cases in Caimito), Havana (5 cases in 2 municipalities, including the imported ones), Sancti Spíritus (11 cases in four towns) and Ciego de Ávila (9 cases in two towns).

All the infections correspond to Cubans and, of the total, 81 were autochthonous, the same number of individuals were in contact with confirmed cases. 2 had the source of infection abroad.

Male clients predominated (57-26) and, of all of them, 52 were asymptomatic at the time of medical diagnosis.

At midnight this Monday, 3,858 individuals were hospitalized for scientific epidemiological security. Five individuals were reported in extensive care: one in crucial condition and four in serious condition.

On this day there were 22 discharges and no brand-new deaths from the disease were reported, therefore this figure remains at 128.

Yesterday, 7,880 samples were studied for COVID-19; with them, the nation has actually processed a total of 808,077 tests given that the pandemic started last March.

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