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Cuba reports 32 brand-new cases of COVID-19 and no deaths

Cuba reports 32 brand-new cases of COVID-19 and no deaths

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The Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported 32 brand-new patients confirmed with COVID-19 on the island– four of them immigrants– after studying 7,872 PCR samples in genuine time this Saturday.

The overall number of those contaminated by the new coronavirus given that the start of the epidemic in Cuba increased to 6,566, while the variety of deaths from the disease remains at 128.

The cases detected with the disease yesterday belong to the provinces of Pinar del Río (13), Ciego de Ávila (7 ), Sancti Spíritus (6 ), Havana (2) and Matanzas, which registers 4 imported cases, all Venezuelan people.

Of the brand-new cases, 27 were contacts of previously validated patients, four were contaminated abroad and in one of them the source of infection has actually not been defined.

According to the official MINSAP report, at the end of Saturday 3,853 clients remained hospitalized, of which 438 are active cases, 830 believed of having actually contracted the illness and another 2,585 are under epidemiological monitoring.

Six patients are in extensive care units: an 86- year-old lady in important condition and another five in serious condition.

Yesterday, 73 people were discharged from medical facility after recovering from the illness, suggested the daily report on the impact of COVID-19 on the island.

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