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Cuba reports 63 new cases of coronavirus, 41 in Pinar del Río

Cuba reports 63 new cases of coronavirus, 41 in Pinar del Río

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Four provinces in the western and central regions reported yesterday the 63 new contagions from the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Cuba, according to today’s report from the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).

The majority were diagnosed in Pinar del Río, where the detected cases from five municipalities totaled 41.

It is followed by Havana, a territory that has again reported infections (eight, from three municipalities), Ciego de Ávila (eight, from the main municipality) and Sancti Spíritus (six from two municipalities).

All the cases correspond to Cubans and were autochthonous, according to the report issued by MINSAP.

Again, male patients predominated (42-21) and, of the total, 43 were asymptomatic.

At midnight yesterday, 3,300 people remained hospitalized, while five patients, in hospitals in Pinar del Río, Havana and Sancti Spíritus, were still in intensive care: two in critical condition and three in serious condition.

Yesterday, 6,719 samples were processed in search of the new coronavirus, according to MINSAP, and only eight people were discharged.

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