Rates are half of what they are in the rest of Moldova as locals wait for Sputnik V jab.
Vulnerable and isolated older people appear left to fend for themselves.
With only 2.6 per cent of adults fully vaccinated, the country awaits promised doses.
Despite official insistence that Cuba’s famous health care system is coping, Covid-19 pressures have left many citizens without treatment.
Supplies have yet to arrive in the country – and then there is public scepticism to overcome.
Authorities will have to overcome anti-vaccine sentiment to implement digitised schemes.
Regional centre aims to improve historically low rates of detection.
New protocols introduced to reduce the number of caesareans may be putting lives at risk.
Officials obscure systemic failings – aided by an uncritical media.
Disinformation – sometimes spread by medical experts - has become a serious public health threat.