Villa Clara in the Phase III due to the new outbreak of positive cases to the COVID-19

Villa Clara in the Phase III due to the new outbreak of positive cases to the COVID-19

This Tuesday, January 5th, the province of Villa Clara woke up in the Phase III of the recovery stage, given the current outbreak of new positive cases to the COVID-19.

Sagua la Grande backed off to the autochthonous transmission phase, while Santa Clara and Cifuentes backed off to the Phase I, and Ranchuelo, Caibarien and Camajuani backed off to the Phase III. The rest of the municipalities of the province remain in the stage of new normality.

This transpired at the meeting of the provincial temporary working group to confront the new coronavirus, which met via videoconference with the presence of the authorities of the 13 municipalities of Villa Clara.

The report on the new positive cases to the COVID-19 in Villa Clara of this Tuesday, January 5th, was: 23 new positives cases: including 6 imported cases: (3 from Santa Clara, 1 from Camajuani, 1 from Cifuentes, and 1 from Santo Domingo, being all citizens who arrived in the country from the United States, Mexico and Panama, having 5 of them confirmed in the PCR on the fifth day).

It also emerged that 122 local residents, who are positive to the new coronavirus, are admitted at the provincial hospital network, of them, 3 patients from the city of Santa Clara are admitted at the Intensive Care Unit: being 2 in a critical state and 1 in serious conditions. In addition, 54 suspects of having the COVID-19 are currently being studied.

The Real-time PCR tests processed at the Provincial Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology amount to 1121 samples, of them, 579 belong to residents of Villa Clara.

This Information was provided by Dr. Neil Reyes Miranda, director of the Provincial Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology of Villa Clara.