Havana - The National Director of Epidemiology, Dr. Francisco Duran, says Cuba reported 699 new Covid-19 infections and four deaths over the last 24 hours.
In a briefing on national television, he said that there were 19 328 people admitted with Covid-related issues by midnight, 2 824 were suspected, 11 875 were under epidemiological surveillance, and 4 629 were confirmed cases.
The molecular biology laboratories processed 18 792 samples and detected 699 positive cases.
The overwhelming majority of the cases detected over the last 15 days, 12 481 were autochthonous, while 351 patients contracted the disease abroad.
With the most recent data, Cuba accumulated 46 197 positive cases and 308 deaths since the beginning of the country's epidemic in March last year.
Havana reported the most cases on Tuesday, 395. Pinar del Rio with 60 and Santiago de Cuba with 52 followed.
Paris - Cuba's permanent representative to UNESCO, Yahima Esquivel, on Monday denounced the impact of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against her country in the sphere of competence of the multilateral organization.Read More
Havana - Some 250 Cuban and foreign writers, representing 40 nations, will participate in the International Poetry Festival that will be held online from May 25th through the 30th from Havana.
Organized by the CubaPoesía cultural center, the National Association of Writers and Artists (UNEAC), the Cuban Book Institute and the Cuban Ministry of Culture, the event is presided over by Cuban National Literature Prize laureate Nancy Morejón.Read More
Although theater dance groups and soloists were in charge of giving notable life to the XIV edition of El Carnaval de la Escena event, based in Caimito, creators of all the demonstrations joined this online event, which had the participation of representatives from Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia and the host nation, also represented by Teatro del Estro, from Mayabeque province.Read More