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Cuba reports 1,610 new Covid-19 cases and eight deaths

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Cuba reports 1,610 new Covid-19 cases and eight deaths

Havana, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) on Tuesday reported 1,610 new Covid-19 cases and eight deaths due to complications related to the disease in the last few hours.
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With those statistics, Cuba has accumulated 1,046,400 contagions and 8,407 deaths since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country on March 11, 2020.

Cuba’s lethality rate is 0.80 percent, much lower than 1.51 percent recorded globally and 1.85 in the Americas, the MINSAP noted.

The report by the health institution states that 23,283 patients are in hospitals or at home nationwide, 10,990 of whom are suspected cases, 138 are under epidemiological surveillance and 12,155 are active cases.

Of the active cases, 12,091 are clinically stable while 64 are being treated in intensive care units: 29 are in a critical condition and 35 are seriously ill.

In the last 24 hours, 3,168 patients were discharged after recovering from the disease, so the total number of recovered people is 1,025,779, accounting for 98.0 percent of all cases, the MINSAP added.

On Monday, all molecular biology laboratories in Cuba made 14,378 PCR tests in real time to detect the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, totaling 12,699,186 samples so far.


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