Cuba has Latin America's second best recovery rate from Covid-19
22 de junio de 2020, 13:47
Havana, June 22 (Prensa Latina) 91.4 percent of Cubans who got infected with Covid-19 in Cuba has recovered, an indicator that places the island today as having the second best recovery rate in Latin America and the Caribbean.
According to Dr. Francisco Durán, director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, 2,113 of the 2,315 people who got sick with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus received medical discharge in this nation.
He also reported that there are 85 deaths, none in the last four days, and there are 115 active cases, 114 of them clinically stable and one in critical condition.
Statistics from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), updated yesterday mid-afternoon, indicate that Uruguay has the best percentage of recoveries in the aforementioned geographic area with 94.9 percent.
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Uruguay has reported 859 cases with the deadly disease, 815 have recovered and 25 died.
Following Uruguay and Cuba, among the most prominent countries in this indicator are, in descending order, Chile, with 82.8 percent, Mexico (75.2), Paraguay (63.1), Panama (56.9) and the Dominican Republic (56.7).
In general, according to PAHO data, Latin America and the Caribbean presents a percentage of recoveries of 54.5 with 2,0228,322 confirmed cases.
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