Villa Clara reported 369 new positive cases to the COVID-19, two deaths and 374 medical discharges

Villa Clara reported 369 new positive cases to the COVID-19, two deaths and 374 medical discharges

This Friday, Villa Clara reported 369 new positive cases to the COVID-19 (three of which were imported and the remaining 366 were autochthonous), while two deaths are mourned (a 71-years-old patient from Santa Clara, and a 90-years-old patient from Placetas). In the last hours 374 patients received the medical discharge.

Of the new positive cases, three cases were imported (one in Santa Clara and two in Camajuani, all from Russia), and the remaining 366 cases were autochthonous (16 in Placetas, 12 in Encrucijada, 15 in Quemado de Guines, 16 in Camajuani, 16 in Ranchuelo, 12 in Corralillo, 16 in Manicaragua, 8 in Caibarien, 5 in Cifuentes, 9 in Remedios, 31 in Santo Domingo, 49 in Sagua la Grande, and 161 in Santa Clara).

The Molecular Biology Laboratory of the province processed 1,056 PCR tests, all of the samples belonged to residents of Villa Clara.

The incidence rate in the province is of 659.13 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants, and the municipalities with the highest incidence rates in the last 15 days are Sagua la Grande, with 1592.07; Quemado de Guines, with 1072.27; Santa Clara, with 927.66; and Corralillo, with 715.94.

The province regrets the two deaths of the day while extends the condolences to their families and friends (a 71-years-old patient from Santa Clara, and a 90-years-old patient from Placetas).

Likewise, 1,340 patients remain admitted at the provincial hospital network with active COVID-19; while there are 10 patients from Villa Clara currently admitted at the ICU, who were reported as critical (2 patients from Sagua la Grande) and serious (3 patients from Santa Clara, 3 patients from Ranchuelo, 1 patient from Camajuani, and 1 patient from Sagua la Grande).

On the other hand, 1,101 suspects of having the disease are being studied at the different isolation centers of the province. In home isolation, including the quarantined zones, there are 17,728 homes, for a total of 49,334 people. There are 94 international travelers who arrived in the country, who are housed 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.