Four months after hospitals collapsed in Cuba due to skyrocketing covid-19 case numbers, the country has rolled out its own vaccines and cases are down to 5 for every 100,000 people
23 December 2021
Four months after Cuba reported the world’s highest number of daily covid-19 infections per capita, and more than 9000 cases a day, it has driven the incidence of new cases down to double digits with its own vaccines.
The island reported 61 new daily infections on 21 December – 0.54 for every 100,000 people – as cases declined for the fourth consecutive month.
Experts had predicted that Cuba’s economic crisis would make it fertile ground for the coronavirus because basic medical products, such as covid-19 …