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Cuba registers 836 COVID-19 cases in one day

24 Feb 2021, 07:30 GMT+10

HAVANA, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Cuba on Tuesday reported 836 COVID-19 infections in 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 46,197, as well as four more deaths for a total of 304, the Ministry of Public Health said.

According to the ministry's report, among the recorded cases, 824 were community transmitted and 12 were imported.

Havana registered the most community transmitted cases in one day, followed by the western provinces of Mayabeque and Pinar del Rio.

So far, 40,979 patients, or 88.7 percent, have recovered from the virus, the ministry reported, while 4,858 remain active.

National director of hygiene and epidemiology of the health ministry Francisco Duran highlighted the responsibility of family members "who often don't comply with health measures despite having elderly people at home."

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