The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported today that in the last hours 49 people were detected infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the cause of Covid-19, and 18 medical discharges were granted .
Eight thousand 577 samples were analyzed and now the country has accumulated seven thousand 639 positive cases since March, says the aforementioned part of the portfolio. Of the 49, 46 were contacts of confirmed cases, two with a source of infection abroad and one without a specified source of infection.
The statement states that of them, 39 were asymptomatic at the time of the test. Currently, 428 people are ill in Cuba with Covid-19, 426 with stable clinical evolution, and two remain in intensive care in serious condition.
The number of recovered amounted to 7,778 people. In the western province of Pinar del Río, 21 cases were reported, Havana, two, one imported, Sancti Spíritus one, Camagüey one imported, and Santiago de Cuba confirmed 24.