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Cuba confirms care of international visitors infected with COVID-19

2020-07-09 14:26:37 / ACN


Cuba confirms care of international visitors infected with COVID-19

Cuba will offer medical attention to foreign tourists who are confirmed with Covid-19, in accordance with the established protocols, confirmed the local Public Health Ministry (MINSAP).
 
Francisco Duran, MINSAP director of Epidemiology, assured at the daily press briefing on the impact of the disease that visitors will undergo the PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test in real time upon their arrival to the country.

If they test positive for the disease caused by the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus, they will be admitted to hospital and receive treatment, the doctor said.

He added that all people who had contact with those affected will also be monitored to stop the spread of the pathogen.

Cuba reported four Covid-19 new cases (all from Havana) for a national total of 2,399, while the number of deaths remained at 86, none in the last 11 days.

Duran also stressed that 65 of the patients diagnosed with the condition show a stable clinical evolution, two were evacuated to their countries, there are 2,242 recovered and only four are in serious condition.
 

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