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Cienfuegos hospital fully restored after fire

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Cienfuegos hospital fully restored after fireHAVANA, Cuba, Aug 15 (ACN) Facilities damaged by a fire at the Gustavo Aldereguía Hospital in Cienfuegos were repaired in record time and were ready to restart services.

The July 15 fire affected 24 rooms on three of the five floors of the health center and 85 medical euipment, confirms the information published today in Granma newspaper.

Its director, Dr. Maria Rodriguez Roque, said that the recovery in such a short time was possible thanks to the rapid and coordinated work of several entities.

She pointed out that these works were marked by their multifactorial nature, as they were carried out by the workers and brigades of different companies in the region, such as Micalum, Copextel, Ecoi 6 and Electromedicina.

The damage caused by the fire occurred in the social and healthcare areas, the ozone therapy, dental, maxillofacial, assisted reproduction, endocrinology and sleep clinic rooms.

The hospital's warehouses were also damaged, as were the spaces on the first floor where various products were received.

Similarly, the Cienfuegos hospital already has 85 affected equipment, including laparoscopy, endoscopy, ultrasound and microscopy towers.

Rodriguez Roque stressed that the effective, arduous and agile work of integral recovery made it possible to leave the care center in better conditions to provide service.

 

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