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Monday, August 3, 2020

Cuba confirms 24 new positive patients for Covid-19



vana, Aug 3.- At the close of last Sunday, August 2, 508 patients are admitted to hospitals for epidemiological clinical surveillance, while 4,862 are monitored in primary health care.

For Covid-19, 3, 485 samples were studied, resulting in 24 positive samples. The country accumulates 274, 474 samples carried out and 2,670 positive (0.97%). Therefore, at the close of yesterday, 24 new cases were confirmed, with a total of 2,670 in the country.

The 24 diagnosed cases are Cuban. Of those diagnosed, 16 (66.6%) were confirmed case contacts, three (12.5%) with no determined source of infection and five (20.8%) with a source of infection abroad. 

Of the 24 confirmed cases, 16 (66.6%) were women and eight (33.3%) men. The affected age groups were: 40 to 60 years old 13 (54.2%), 20 to 39 years old seven (29.1%), under 20 years old and over 60 years old with one (4.2%) respectively. 54.1% (13) of the positive cases were asymptomatic.

Cuban Ministry of Public Health.