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Cuba registers 3,506 new daily COVID-19 cases

16 Jan 2022, 06:44 GMT+10

HAVANA, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Cuba registered 3,506 confirmed cases and three more related deaths from COVID-19 in the past day, pushing the national counts to 995,631 cases and 8,335 deaths, respectively, the health ministry said Saturday.

The ministry added that the largest number of cases was reported in the central province of Camaguey (440), followed by the provinces of Pinar del Rio (290) and Holguin (289).

At present, there are 15,261 active cases in the Caribbean nation, 48 of them being treated in intensive care units.

So far, over 87 percent of the country's population has been fully jabbed with home-grown vaccines against COVID-19, the ministry said.

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