The Cuban health authorities carried out 18,848 rapid tests for the detection of Covid-19, with a result of 15 positives, the director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported today.
Cuba reported 139 Covid-19 cases, including 114 Cubans and 25 foreigners, Public Health Minister Jose Angel Portal told a news conference on Sunday.
The Haitian Government thanked Cuba on Wednesday for its assistance to fight the pandemic of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, after eight Covid-19 cases were diagnosed in the country.
The Cuban Ministry of Public Health informed today that 1,229 patients are being admitted for clinical-epidemiological surveillance as part of the actions to prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV -2 virus, the cause of Covid-19.
Still in a pre-epidemic phase, the Cuban government is applying various measures to cut the spread of the coronavirus, which already totals 40 positive cases in Cuba.
The president of Cuban business group BioCubaFarma, Eduardo Martinez reported that the board and scientists of that institution reviewed on Monday the plan of the pharmaceutical sector to deal with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, causing Covid-19.
The Cuban Ministry of Public Health has taken strict preventive measures to protect senior citizens from the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus that causes Covid-19.
Cuban healthcare authorities reported five other Covid-19 cases on Thursday, so the total number of patients rose to 16.
The British cruise ship MS Braemar is reportedly docking in the western Cuban port of Mariel this Wednesday and all the passengers will be flown to the United Kingdom this same day, including those sick with the Covid-19.
The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported on Monday the critical state of one of the four patients confirmed with Covid-19 disease in this country, who are admitted to the Pedro Kouri Institute of Tropical Medicine (IPK).