With the recent opening of a new isolation center in the old military sector of t Pedro Betancourt municipality, there are eight facilities of this type enabled in the territory to control the spread of Covid-19.
Jorge Alberto González Amaya, an official of the Provincial Committee of the Party who is currently in charge of the Defense Council, explains that the new premises have 27 beds and it offers specialized care for pediatric cases.
It also explains that two of the existing centers are destined to the isolation of the workers of these facilities once their services have been completed, so the capacities in the existing ones are expanded and today they are working on the preparation of a ninth center at the Salvador School Ibañez in the community of Navajas.
González Amaya appreciates the contribution provided by the producers of the different cooperatives:
“On a voluntary basis, the producing units of the territory have donated meats, vegetables and fruits to these centers; what has allowed that from the indications of the dietician the foods that the patients need are elaborated ”.
Added to these actions is the arrival to the territory of a group of members of the Henry Reeve International Contingent of Specialized Physicians in Situations of Disasters and Serious Epidemics.