Cuba Reports 873 New Cases of COVID-19, Two Deaths

Cuban health authorities reported on Monday 873 new COVID-19 infections and two fatalities over the last 24 hours

Cuba so far accumulates 2 540 022 samples taken, 56 566 of which were positive for coronavirus. (Photo: Naturaleza Secreta).

Cuba studied 20,578 samples for COVID-19, resulting in 873 positive ones. The country accumulates 2,540,022 samples taken and 56,566 positive.

At the close of March 7, 23,583 patients were admitted for clinical epidemiological surveillance, 3,943 suspected, 15,189 under surveillance and 4,451 confirmed.

Out of the total number of cases, 820 were contacts of confirmed cases; 22
with source of infection abroad and 31 without source of infection determined. There were 930 medical discharges, accumulating 51,709 recovered patients (91.4%) and 2 persons died. A total of 69 confirmed, are in ICUs, of which 29 are in critical and 40 in serious condition.

Among the 873 positive cases, 46.9% (410) were asymptomatic, totaling 30,068 (53.1%) of those confirmed to date.

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