Cuba reports more than 9,000 Covid-19 cases in a day

Cuba reports more than 9,000 Covid-19 cases in a day
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28 July 2021
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Havana, Jul 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health authorities on Wednesday reported 9,323 new Covid-19 cases, the highest number in a day, so the total number of contagions since March 2020 has risen to 358,378.
 
Dr. Francisco Duran, national director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), reiterated the need to redouble self-care amid the pandemic peak in Cuba.

In his regular press briefing on television, Dr. Duran added that 43,593 active patients are in hospitals nationwide, including 43,243 who are clinically stable, 350 who are being treated in intensive care units, 201 who are seriously ill and 149 who are in a critical condition.

The expert informed that 8,016 people were discharged from Cuban hospitals on Tuesday, so the number of recuperated patients rose to 312,169.

Dr. Duran noted that 68 people died on Tuesday due to complications related to the disease, so the death toll increased to 2,560.

Cuba's chief epidemiologist said that 8,945,084 doses of Covid-19 vaccine candidates have been administered in Cuba through health interventions, intervention studies and clinical trials.

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