Havana - The national director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Durán, reported on Monday two deaths and 811 new infections of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, for a total of 50,590 and 324 fatalities to date.
During his daily TV briefing to update the nation about the epidemic, the specialist informed that by midnight, 19,327 patients had been admitted, of which 3,481 were suspected, 11,732 were under epidemiological surveillance and 4,104 were confirmed.
Durán explained that the country had taken 19,155 samples the day before for a total of 2,411,287 samples analyzed.
Havana continues as the epicenter of the epidemic on the island with 377 of the 881 new cases. It was followed by Pinar del Rio and Camaguey with 85 and 60 cases respectively.
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