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Temporary Provincial Work Group in Camagüey continues analysis of socioeconomic impact issues



Camagüey, Jul 21.- The highest authorities of this province, headed by the first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba in Camagüey, Ariel Santana Santiesteban, continued on Tuesday the analysis of the epidemiological situation and compliance with health protocols.

Dr. Carlos Morán Giraldo, Deputy Director General of Public Health in the province, reported that the incidence rate increased compared to the previous day at 3.2 percent, causing the record province 548. 8 infections for every 100,000 inhabitants. 

As negative figures, he said that until the closing of this information, 27 patients were admitted to the intensive care units, and 19 active transmission events were reported in six municipalities, which together accumulated 1,798 positives to COVID-19.

Meanwhile, it emerged that the measures to restrict the mobility of pedicabs, cars, and other means with an operating license are maintained.

Likewise, it was reported that owners of private cars who wish to support the confrontation with the pandemic in sectors such as Health, Commerce and others, can appear at the State Traffic Unit of the corresponding municipality to receive the proper guidance.

This new modality is for those means of transport, mainly cars and trucks, whose holders provide their willingness to contract with an entity to work in function of vaccinations, polyclinics, in the transfer of medical discharges, health personnel, and for the messaging service, among other functions, to which the fuel cards and the license will be enabled.

Other topics discussed were the possible opening and extension of hours in the selected day care centers and in schools for the care of the children of health professionals under the current wage, labor and social security guarantees, with the so that they can join the job in the face of the complex epidemiological situation in the province.

On this issue, the need to guarantee Primary Health Care was emphasized mainly due to the implementation of the new health protocol that includes the home admission of positive and suspected cases.

It was also known that the Consumer Registry Office (OFICODA), complying with the requirements established for each case, has exceptionally authorized the granting of a supply book to around two hundred people, as approved in the Resolution 96 of 2021 of the Ministry of Internal Trade, published in the Official Gazette No. 61 Extraordinary of this year.

Likewise, it was reported that due to the unforeseen shutdowns of operation and the limitations that electric generation units present when they did not reach their normal power, since the night of this Monday the effects on the National Electroenergetic System began and, of course, in Camagüey.

On this subject, the Temporary Provincial Work Group will continue to report daily, in whose session the effort of the qualified personnel of the Electric Company to reincorporate the thermal units in the shortest possible time was highlighted. (Gladys Dailyn Morera Cordero / Radio Cadena Agramonte) (Photo: File)