HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 19 (ACN) Cuba studied 8,684 samples for COVID-19, resulting in 21 positive ones. The country accumulates 1,002,370 samples carried out and 7,725 (0.77%).
At the close of November 18, 2,687 patients are admitted for clinical epidemiological surveillance, 540 suspects, 1,756 under surveillance and 391 confirmed.
All the confirmed patients show stable clinical evolution; there were no deaths during the day, 29 medical discharges were given and 7, 201 patients were recovered, equivalent to 93.2 % of those infected.
Out of the total number of cases, 13 were contacts of confirmed cases; seven with a source of infection abroad and one without a precise source of infection. Fourteen (66.6%) of were asymptomatic.