Coronavirus subsides: Cuba reports two new infections and only 43 active cases

Jun 29, 2020

by OnCuba Staff

The Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported this Sunday that the country is on the way to control COVID-19, a disease that has caused the death of 86 people on the island, although in the most recent report there were no deaths.

Dr. Francisco Durán, director of epidemiology of the MINSAP, specified that the nation shows a lethality of 3.69, one of the lowest in the entire American continent, as a result of the intense work of health personnel, who have already spent more than 100 days in the disease’s control.

In the usual daily press conference on the behavior of the coronavirus in Cuba, Dr. Durán reported two new infections, so the number of confirmed cases on the island amounted to 2,332, while the number of recovered patients rose to 2,201 after 14 people were discharged at the close of Saturday, June 27.

It was also reported that there are no people in serious or critical condition. The remaining 43 active cases show a stable clinical evolution. On the other hand, a total of 98 patients are hospitalized and there are 48 suspects, while another 84 citizens are under primary healthcare surveillance in their homes, the lowest figures since the pandemic began.

According to official sources, 166,335 diagnostic tests (PCR) have already been carried out on the island, 2,373 of them this Saturday.

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