Cuba reports 2,367 patients recovered from Covid-19
Havana, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) More Covid-19 patients in Cuba have recovered from the disease, as 12 people were discharged from hospitals in a day, totaling 2,367 recoveries, the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) said on Saturday.
Dr. Francisco Duran, director of Epidemiology at MINSAP, explained at his regular press briefing that this is one of the most favorable indicators in the fight against the disease and proves the effectiveness of the protocols and the efficacy of medicines and treatments followed by Cuban experts.
Today, 25 new cases were reported, after 3,502 PCR tests in real time were performed on Friday, totaling 267,649 samples so far since the first cases of the virus were detected on March 11.
Cuba has diagnosed 2,633 Covid-19 cases. No deaths were reported, so the death toll remains at 87.
Of 177 active cases, 176 are clinically stable, and a patient is in a critical health condition.
Dr. Duran stressed that the Cubans have to comply with protection measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and new outbreaks, in addition to the complexity of the disease, at a time when the nation presents a favorable epidemiological situation and is moving to recovery.
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