For the second consecutive day, Cuba registered a single case of coronavirus again, while it completed its eighth day without deaths.

Cuba reported this Sunday a single positive diagnosis of COVID-19, that of a traveler resident in the Granma province who became infected abroad, and for the first time in weeks the new case does not belong to Havana, the area of ​​the island with the highest incidence rate of the disease.

For the second consecutive day this week, Cuba adds a single contagion of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus for a cumulative of 2,446 patients since it confirmed the former on March 11.

A health worker takes the temperature of the guests of a hotel in Varadero (Cuba). . photo

The new patient is a Cuban who was asymptomatic and it was confirmed among the 2,745 diagnostic tests carried out the day before in the entire Caribbean country, according to the director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) in the daily televised part to update the situation of the pandemic.

For eight days there are no deaths so the figure remains at 87. Neither serious nor critical patients of the disease are reported today.

The 49 admitted patients show a stable evolution, while 187 people are hospitalized for epidemiological clinical surveillance and another 190 are observed in their homes from the community program of Primary Health Care.

The medical discharges were four in the last day -all in Havana- and there are 2,308 patients recovered in the Caribbean country.

The behavior of the pandemic on the island in the last week, in which the positive cases decreased by 50 percent in relation to the previous week, was rated as favorable by Dr. Durán.

Towards the new normal

This Monday the third and last phase of the post-pandemic reopening in thirteen of the fifteen provinces of Cuba and in the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud, which have not registered new cases for more than 28 days.

Havana – still in phase 1- it is the only territory left behind in the staggered reopening with respect to the rest of the territories, which today are in phase 2 of the de-escalation and this Monday they will enter phase 3 towards the new normality after the authorities will declare the pandemic in the country controlled.

Yesterday, the Cuban capital repeated, as on June 27, a report of zero positives, although in the last fifteen days it counted 78 new cases of COVID-19 related to various outbreaks that appeared in two of its municipalities.

That is why it registers the highest incidence rate in the country -3.28 cases per 100,000 inhabitants- and it is followed by its neighboring Mayabeque province, which will remain in phase 2 despite having only one active case of coronavirus.

Phase one includes, among other measures, the compulsory use of the mask outside the houses, the restoration of the services of public transport urban and opening Beaches, coffees and restaurants with limited capacity.

Phase 2 expands access to other public places, allows you to resume some cultural activities and the international tourism limited to several keys on the Cuban coast and without contact with the local population.

The third and last stage of the reopening includes the restoration to full capacity of all economic and productive activities, as well as health services and all bureaucratic procedures, but the use of the mask in public and closed spaces is still mandatory.

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