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Cuba reports 1,115 Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths

Cuba reports 1,115 Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths

Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health authorities reported 1,115 Covid-19 cases, 13 deaths and 1,223 recuperated patients.
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Now, the total of number of recuperated patients has risen to 126,459, Dr. Francisco Duran, national director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) informed at his daily press briefing on television.

He added that 6,803 Covid-19 patients have been admitted in hospital nationwide, including 6,663 in stable clinical condition, while 140 patients are being treated in intensive care units, 91 are in serious condition and 49 are critical.

Dr. Duran lamented the deaths of 13 people in the last hours, bringing the death toll to 890 since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020.

The expert informed on the health intervention in groups and territories at risk throughout Cuba with the Soberana 02 and Abdala vaccine candidates, and said that 774,212 volunteers have received at least one dose of those vaccines.

In Havana, 323,233 people have been immunized with Abdala, designed by the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center (CIGB), while 405,908 healthcare workers and vulnerable personnel have received Soberana 02, which was developed by the Finlay Vaccines Institute (IFV).

It is worth noting that in the Isla de la Juventud special municipality, 405,908 subjects were inoculated with the first dose of Abdala.


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