PCR tests effectively detect COVID-19.

The daily epidemiological update on the population and the indissoluble link between health institutions constitute two of the goals proposed by the province's leadership to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anti-COVID-19 pediatric booster vaccination.

Sofía and Rodrigo's eyes shine, and although could be tears of pain from the needle puncturing their skin, that is not the reason. They feel great joy, and even pride, being among the first children in Las Tunas that received the booster dose of the anti-COVID-19 vaccines. The mother thanks with a post on her Facebook wall; images that show the greatness of the Cuban scientists and the effort of an entire country to maintain the control of this disease.

COVID-19

We arrive at the place of sighs and shocks, of fears and salvation, of hope. We are greeted by a young and pleasant doctor, one of those who work with their soul and are there, in the red zone, even though they have vulnerable people at home. In moments the sadly famous news that I did not want to hear: is positive. And my house of cards collapses. My God, again! Don't let me down.

The prevention measures must be extreme to prevent the spread.

The decrease in positive cases for COVID-19 should not be a reason for overconfidence, said Aldo Cortés González, deputy director of the Provincial Center for Hygiene, Epidemiology, and Microbiology (CPHE); while he warned that three people died recently and there are already six deaths in this calendar.

Application of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine booster dose

Almost 250,000 inhabitants of the eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas have already received their single booster dose of the Cuban vaccines against COVID-19, a figure that represents an 11 percent growth in just seven days.