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Cuba reports increased Covid-19 infection, death tolls

Cuba reports increased Covid-19 infection, death tolls

Havana, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Sunday reported 6,923 new Covid-19 cases, bringing total to 238,491 since the beginning of the pandemic.
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The National Director of Epidemiology Dr. Francisco Durán reported during his daily TV briefing 47 new Covid-19 deaths. It has been the highest figure reported since March 2020, so Cuba´s death toll jumped to 1,537.

Dr. Durán detailed that 46,648 tests were conducted on Saturday nationwide, bringing the total number to 5,548,510.

He added that 32,088 people remain admitted to health centers, of them 31,855 in stable clinical progression, 124 seriously ill and 109 in critical conditions.

Regarding diagnosis of people under 20, Dr. Durán reported 1,263 confirmed cases in the last 24 hours, of them 1,163 in pediatric ages, reaching up to a total of 34,505.

Patients discharged were 2,993, bringing the total to 204,810 recoveries, the expert said. The province of Matanzas continues to be the epicenter of the disease in the country, reporting 3,351 new cases in the last hours, 519 of them in pediatric ages.

Reporting on the immunization process applying vaccine candidates Soberana 02 and Soberana Plus (convalescent people) from the Finlay Vaccine Institute; while 7,275,137 doses of the Abdala vaccine from the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Dr. Durán stressed have been administered.


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