Cuba studied 46,364 samples to detect COVID 19, resulting in 6,075 positive ones. The country accumulates 7, 891,609 samples taken and 646,513 positive.
Cuban scientists and director of the Finlay Vaccines Institute Dr. C. Vicente Vérez Bencomo announced the massive immunization in this south-central province with a combination of Chinese and Cuban vaccines starting Sunday, August 29 for citizens of 19 years of age and older.
Cuba registered today 7,639 new positive cases of COVID-19, representing a slight decrease of 870 cases less than the number of those reported yesterday (8,509).
Since August 14, the operators of the Eagle Rey International Diving Center, located in the Guardalavaca beach resort, guarantee more than 80 breathing air cylinders a day for medical use in hospital facilities in the province of Holguin.
Dr. C. Vicente Verez Bencomo, general director of the Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV), highlighted in this city(central region ) advances of the Soberana 01 vaccine candidate included in the Soberana Centro clinical trial, which is taking place in the Cruces and Palmira municipalities of the province of Cienfuegos.
Cuban women in the health sector ratified their commitment to fight COVID-19 as far as there is a single patient positive to SARS-CoV-2, which causes the highly contagious disease.