The Ministry of Public Health reported a 47-year-old man from Las Tunas positive for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, coming from the United States, which does not change the zero incidence rate of the last 47 days, as it is an imported case with a source of contagion abroad.
Las Tunas, Cuba.- Local authorities confirm that the patient has no epidemiological link in this territory. He had been out of the country for eight years and his last registered address is in the municipality of Puerto Padre. He arrived in the province of Villa Clara, where he is admitted with a favorable evolution. Three contacts are kept under surveillance.
According to the local report, there are no COVID-19 suspects or contacts here. Five travelers from Suriname, Mexico, Canada, Nicaragua and Haiti remain isolated in the Club Familiar.
Yesterday, 43 samples were sent for study and 65 negative results were received; 4,731 real-time PCR have already been accumulated. Three rapid testing kits, totaling 3,664, were also applied.
In the Primary Health Care they investigated more than 150,400 people and 16 with respiratory symptoms were detected; none, after medical evaluation, was referred for admission. Through the Virtual Inquirer, the health status of 28 people from Las Tunas was known, thus completing 12,345.