COVID-19: Cumulative incidence rate in Cabo Verde reduces by more than 50% in the last 14 days

Praia, Jan 25 (Inforpress) – The cumulative incidence rate of COVID-19 in Cabo Verde has reduced from 1990 to 891 per 100.000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, representing a reduction of more than 50% compared to the previous period.

According to data presented on Monday at a press conference by the National Director of Health, Jorge Noel Barreto, this data referring to the period from January 10 to 23, represents a sign of some improvement, although the rate is still “well above” the 150 per 100.000 inhabitants that is recommended.

“This means that we need to continue reinforcing once again, taking into mind prevention measures in order to continue to see an improvement in the COVID-19 epidemiological situation  in Cabo Verde,” he said.

With the exception of the municipality of Ribeira Grande de Santiago, whose cumulative incidence rate is 93 per 100.000 inhabitants, all other municipalities in the country have a rate above 150.000 inhabitants.

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