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COVID-19 infection is declining, but serious measures must be taken


Havana, Feb 12 (ACN) This week, the trend is towards a decrease in cases COVID-19There were over a thousand in just two days, but we must continue to take care of those with some vulnerability, especially the sick elderly.

First Secretary and President of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (BCC) Miguel Dias-Colonel BermudasHe reiterated his concern about the risk of late arrival in the hospital care setting for the elderly infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus with complications.

The president made the call at this Saturday’s meeting of the government’s interim task force on the prevention and control of the epidemic, pointing out that these incidents greatly affect the level of deaths caused by the disease. More, he said, needed to be reduced.

Too many older people die from a variety of complications, and we need to prevent these risks from running high, and in this, the measures taken in the primary care system have a major impact, where the family physician must meet them regularly. Determine if there are any cases with these problems.

Díaz-Canel stressed that while currently evaluating the Covit-19 epidemic in Cuba, which is under control, these results are closely linked to the effectiveness of Cuban vaccines and the effectiveness of vaccines for people under conditions. The existence of the Omicron variant.

In the world, in most countries, the peak caused by this strain is higher than ever before; However, the First Secretary stressed that in Cuba this was much lower than we had before.

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This is another proof that the country’s strategy has been effective in developing our vaccines and providing immunizations to the population, however, Díaz-Canel added, calling for better results with measures to prevent victims from reaching a critical or critical stage. .

“This is what we need to focus on now,” the president said during a meeting of the Provisional Government Working Group on Saturday with political and government officials from 15 provinces and the Special Municipality Isle of Youth.

The country that Díaz-Canel reflected today, is under the new default, has fewer restrictions than at other times, the school year continues, economic activity is growing and reactivating, and I think we need to continue to work, he said. .

Jose Angel Portal, President of Public Health, presented and approved Miranda’s presentation, in its usual printable exchange, removing the mandatory segregation measures for travelers from South Africa, Lesotho and Botswana. Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Malawi and Eswatini.

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This decision, as argued by Portal Miranda, is based on the current global epidemiological situation and especially Cuba. Passengers from those countries are also exempt from taking samples at the ports of our ports and airports, and they are governed by the same protocols as for those arriving from elsewhere.

The meeting of the interim government working committee was attended by Central Committee Secretary George Louis Broch Lorenzo and Deputy Prime Ministers Ines Maria Chapman Waugh, Ricardo Caprice Ruiz, Alejandro Gil Fernandez and Jorge Luis Bertomo. D-Lella, in addition to leaders and other executives of portfolios.

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