Díaz-Canel highlights the work of Cuban doctors against Covid-19

Havana, March 11 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Díaz-Canel today highlighted the work of Cuban doctors and scientists in the face of Covid-19, recalling the detection of the first positive case on the island four years ago.

“Four years ago, all of Cuba began to rely on life. They were hard and sad times that we all overcame,” the president wrote on the social network X.

On that platform, he highlighted that scientists and health personnel saved the Caribbean nation, “a feat yet to be written that reminds us of how much we can do for the Homeland,” he said.

Díaz-Canel shared on the social network a publication by the Minister of Public Health José Ángel Portal in which he underlines that although facing the pandemic was extremely complex, the workers in his sector, with the support of all the Cuban people, grew with integrity. in defense of life.

Cuba developed three vaccines and two vaccine candidates against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes Covid-19.

According to data from the Ministry of Public Health, to date, 10 million 794 thousand 432 people have received at least one dose of one of the Cuban vaccines Soberana 02, Soberana Plus and Abdala.

Ten million 48 thousand 390 people have a complete vaccination schedule, a figure that represents 90.9 percent of the Cuban population.

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