Cuba’s public health minister said on Sunday efforts were underway to restart the country’s main oxygen factory which had broken down even as the death toll from COVID-19 on Saturday reached 98, equal to the pandemic record.
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Minister Jose Angel Portal’s appearance on the state’s mid-day news broadcast came as a Delta-driven surge in coronavirus cases and deaths swamped some provincial health services.
Daily cases are averaging between 8,000 and 9,000 and fatalities at nearly 1 per cent of cases, low by international standards but high for Cuba which last year had a death rate of 0.67 per cent.
As of Saturday Cuba had reported 577,668 cases and 4,023 deaths.
The health crisis, on top of an economic one that saw the economy fall 10.9 per cent last year, and an additional 2 per cent through June compared with the same period last year, has resulted in a scarcity of consumer goods and frayed nerves in the Communist-run country. Last month tens of thousands took to the streets in protest, the most serious unrest since the early days of the 1959 Revolution.
Residents and some medical staff have taken to social media complaining of treatment in a land that prides itself for the quality of its free health system.
The country of 11.2 million residents has fully vaccinated three million with homegrown vaccines, with another two million expected to get a final shot before September.