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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Cuba with the highest number of active cases of Covid-19

Havana, Aug 6 - Cuba presents today the highest number of active cases of Covid-19 in recent days, a total of 276, after 49 new infected people were reported, for a total of two thousand 775 so far.

Of the total number of patients who remain hospitalized with the disease (active cases), 272 present a stable clinical evolution and four are in serious condition, reported Dr. Francisco Durán, national director of Epidemiology.

During the usual morning press conference to update these data, the specialist added that there were no deaths in the last 24 hours, so the total number of deaths remains at 88.

Of the 49 patients confirmed in the last day, there are 24 women and 25 men, all Cubans, 41 of them contacts of a previously diagnosed case, in two the source of infection is investigated and six were infected abroad, Durán said.

Likewise, he added that 32 were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis.

The day before, 3,876 diagnostic tests were studied throughout the national territory to detect the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, bringing the total number of samples taken to date to 285,471.

For clinical-epidemiological surveillance, 595 patients remain in hospitals, and another 6,711 people are followed in their homes from Primary Health Care.

Health authorities reiterate that the risk is still extremely high, which is why they insist on compliance with control and protection measures to prevent the spread of the disease. (Prensa Latina)