Havana - The national director of Epidemiology, Dr. Francisco Durán, reported on Friday five deaths and 777 new cases of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, for an accumulated 54,085 infections and 341 deaths in the nation since March 2020.
During a televised briefing, the specialist informed that by midnight, 21552 patients had been admitted, of which 3,816 were suspected, 13,185 were under epidemiological surveillance and 4,551 were confirmed.
The 22 molecular biology laboratories processed 18036 samples to diagnose the 777 new infections with the disease on the island.
Havana reported a slight decrease in the number of cases, with 333, but remains as the island’s epicenter of the disease. In terms of most cases, it was followed by Mayabeque with 65 cases and Granma with 60.
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