Tue, 30 Nov 2021

HAVANA, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Cuba has continued to see a reduction in infections and deaths from COVID-19, with 1,319 cases and 15 deaths reported in the last day, for a total of 945,750 infections and 8,182 fatalities, the Ministry of Public Health reported on Sunday.

"Today, we have indicators that show a certain control of transmission," said the ministry's director of hygiene and epidemiology, Francisco Duran, in his daily address to the nation.

The epidemiologist said there were 5,731 active cases, a figure that had decreased steadily for more than a month.

In Cuba, a mass immunization process against COVID-19 is underway, with more than 62 percent of the island's population of 11.2 million having been vaccinated.

The vaccination program is being carried out through the use of the Cuban-made vaccines Abdala, Soberana-02, and Soberana Plus.

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