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Cuba reports 191 new Covid-19 cases and one death

Havana, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Friday reported 191 new Covid-19 cases and one death due to complications related to the disease in the last 24 hours.

With these statistics, Cuba has accumulated 1,102,750 contagions and 8,526 deaths since the pandemic was detected in March 2020.

Cuba’s lethality rate is 0.77 percent, a figure much lower than 1.22 percent recorded globally and 1.78 percent in the Americas.

According to the daily report from the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), 3,236 patients are in hospitals or at home nationwide, 2,299 of whom are suspected cases, 19 are under epidemiological surveillance and 918 are active cases.

Of the active cases, 903 are clinically stable, while 15 patients are being treated in intensive care units: four in a critical condition and 11 who are seriously ill.

At a press briefing on television, MINSAP added that on Thursday, 221 patients were discharged after recovering from the disease, so the number of recovered patients rose to 1,093,247 (99.1 percent of all cases).

In order to fight the epidemiological situation, Cuba has administered 35,703,841 doses of its homegrown Soberana 02, Soberana Plus and Abdala (CIGB-66) vaccines, according to data gathered until April 27.

In total, 10,655,836 people have received at least one shot of any of these vaccines, including Covid-19 convalescents. Of that total, 9,945,315 Cubans, 89.8 percent of the country’s population (approximately 11,180,000), have been fully vaccinated.

The Covid-19 booster dose has reached 6,549,035 nationals, according to MINSAP.


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