HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 28 (ACN) The Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP by its Spanish acronym) reported Tuesday that the country has so far 1,437 positive cases of SARS-CoV-2, as well as 58 deaths, two evacuations and 575 medical discharges.
Out of the 1,437 patients diagnosed, 802 remain active cases, and of these, 790 show stable clinical evolution; seven are reported in critical condition and five in serious condition.
At the close of April 27; 3,330 patients were admitted to hospitals for clinical epidemiological surveillance. Another 6,742 people are being monitored at home by Primary Health Care.
For COVID-19, 1,857 samples were studied. The country has collected 43,508 samples and 1,437 positives (3.3%). Therefore, at the end of April 27 there were 48 new cases confirmed, for a total of 1,437 in the country.
The new confirmed cases were Cubans. Among them, 33 (68.7 %) were contacts of confirmed cases and 15 (31.2 %) the source of infection is not specified.
Of the 48 diagnosed cases, 24 were female and 24 male (50% each). The most affected age groups were: under 40 years old, with 22 cases (45.8 %), followed by the 40 to 60 years old group, with 14 cases (29.1 %). 58.3% (28) of the positive cases were asymptomatic.