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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Province of Camagüey revises compliance with COVID-19 health protocols



Camagüey, Sep 8.- The Temporary Provincial Work Group to confront COVID-19, chaired by Ariel Santana Santiesteban, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba in the province and by Governor Yoseily Góngora López, analyzed the disagreements of the population related to compliance with medical protocols in containing the pandemic.

Public Health authorities in the territory updated the epidemiological situation, characterized by the high incidence rate of the new coronavirus in all municipalities, being higher than 500 per hundred thousand inhabitants.

Among the issues of concern are the supply of drugs in the different demarcations and the organizational analyzes to deal with positive and suspected cases, as well as compliance with the provisions for home entry. 

In the usual meeting, it emerged that immediacy in multisectoral actions is urgent, to reverse the complex panorama that today places the province with a complex situation in terms of the number of infections, mainly in the provincial capital.

The provincial director of Public Health, Doctor Carlos Morán Giraldo, reiterated the need to fully comply with the health investigations and the hospital admission of one hundred percent of the child population and the vulnerable positive to COVID-19, as well as the call to families to protect children and pregnant women, groups with a high rate of infestation in the last 15 days.

Also during the day, an exhaustive analysis was carried out of the main deficiencies in the different health areas and the concerns of the delegates of the Popular Power in each district of the city of Camagüey, as well as the medical availability in isolation centers and polyclinics

The mayor of that town, Armando López Montero, said that in the current epidemiological context health care for patients admitted to their homes is imposed as a priority, while the health authorities insisted on epidemiological investigation and monitoring of income domiciliary that must become a fortress.

In addition, solutions to the problems that today affect the most efficient management of the pandemic were discussed and proposed.

Several areas stand out for the increase in the last days of health personnel recovered from COVID-19 for the process of investigation and transfer of visits to home income, since it has been one of the main shortcomings and deficiencies wielded by the people of Camaguey in the states of opinion.  

Likewise, the criteria of the population, fundamentally related to the collection of solid waste and the aqueduct and sewerage services, integrated the debates that managers must undertake to provide a timely solution. 

Regarding the municipality of Camagüey, possible measures to restrict mobility were also discussed on Avenida de la Libertad and the central Calle República as they are daily crowded spaces, guidelines that will be reported in the coming days. 

The provincial capital goes through a high peak of infections, hence it is necessary to increase the protection, eradicate mismanagement and prioritize human and essential materials that reduce the positive cases to the dangerous disease resources. (Text: Gladys Dailyn Morera Cordero / Radio Cadena Agramonte) (Photo: Archive / Granma)