Cuba reports 44 new Covid-19 cases and no deaths

Cuba reports 44 new Covid-19 cases and no deaths
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21 May 2022
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Cuba on Saturday reported 44 new patients with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes Covid-19; that is, fewer than 17 compared to Friday, and no deaths.

Some 1,599 patients are isolated in hospitals or at home: 1,297 are suspected cases, 23 are under epidemiological surveillance, and 279 are active cases, according to the daily update from the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP).

Of the total number of cases reported until late Friday, 41 were contacts of confirmed patients and three people were infected abroad.

Medical authorities discharged 82 patients, so the number of recovered patients rose to 1,096,068 (99.1 percent of all cases).

Some 274 people are in hospitals with a stable clinical evolution, and five patients are in intensive care units: three are in a critical state and two are gravely ill.

The western province of Matanzas, the central provinces of Sancti Spiritus and Ciego de Avila, and the eastern provinces of Santiago de Cuba, Granma and Guantanamo did not report new cases.

Cuba has reported 1,104,935 Covid-19 cases since March 11, 2020, and the death toll remains at 8,529.


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