Cuban Couple Recounts Personal Struggle Against COVID-19

The 43-year-old Cuban Yoan Gil who works for a hotel construction company, has spent 22 days in the intensive care unit (ICU) at the Pedro Kouri Institute of Tropical Medicine on the outskirts of Cuba's capital Havana, where a COVID-19 hospital was set up by the government.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - When Cuban Yoan Gil and his wife Claudia Guzman were treated for COVID-19 at separate places for nearly a month, it was the most torturing separation they have ever experienced.

Gil, who lives in Havana's Boyeros district and has survived severe COVID-19 illness, has urged people to take additional precautionary measures as Cuba on Wednesday, January 13th, reported a record daily increase of 550 COVID-19 infections.

Like him, thousands of people who have recovered from the novel coronavirus on the island have shared their stories to raise public awareness about the importance . . .

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