Villa Clara confirmed 326 new positive cases to the COVID-19 along with two deaths

Villa Clara confirmed 326 new positive cases to the COVID-19 along with two deaths

The province of Villa Clara reported this Thursday, July 22nd, 326 new positive cases to the COVID-19. Of these, 320 cases were autochthonous. The death of two local residents is also lamented: one 45-years-old patient from Santa Clara, and another 80-years-old patient from Sagua la Grande.

In addition, 403 local patients, who were infected with the new coronavirus, received the medical discharge in the last hours.

The Molecular Biology Laboratory of the province processed 1,979 PCR tests, of which: 1,024 samples belonged to residents of Villa Clara.

The incidence rate in the province is currently of 636 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, out of 5, which the established rate for the stage of new normality. The municipalities with the highest incidence rates in the last 15 days are Sagua la Grande, with 1562.41; Quemado de Guines, with 1062.65; Santa Clara, with 886.11; and Corralillo, with 679.95.

Also, there are 1,483 patients admitted at the provincial hospital network with active COVID-19; while there are 9 patients admitted at the ICU: 1 critical patient from Placetas, and 8 serious patients (4 patients from Santa Clara, 2 patients from Ranchuelo, 1 patient from Santo Domingo and 1 patient from Sagua la Grande).

In the same way, 1,066 suspects of having the disease are also currently being studied at the different isolation centers of the province. In home isolation, including the quarantined zones, there are 17,124 homes, for a total of 47,567 people. Likewise, 117 international travelers who arrived in the country are currently staying at the isolation centers and tourism facilities of Villa Clara.

Information Source: Dr. Gretza Sanchez Padron, director of Public Health in Villa Clara, Dr. Neil Reyes Miranda, director of the Provincial Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology, and Milaxis Sanchez, vice-governor of the territory.