Havana - Cuban health authorities reported 997 new Covid-19 cases and four deaths in the last 24 hours, totaling 51,587 patients since the outbreak of the disease last year.
The national director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Health (MINSAP), Dr. Francisco Durán, pointed out during his usual press conference that Cuba reached 328 deaths due to complications related to the disease since March 11, 2020.
*He stated that 18,660 people remain in hospitals, including 2,833 suspected cases, 11,550 under surveillance and 4,277 active patients with the virus.
All 22 molecular biology laboratories in Cuba analyzed 17,577 real-time PCR tests to detect the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
This result incrased the total number of tests performed in Cuba to 2,428,864.
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