Despite the seriousness of the organization, there is a perception that the statistics are incomplete because of the disparity in the way they are collected and, worse still, the cases in remote areas without sanitation systems, which die anonymously.
Another cause for concern is that at present contagion is occurring mainly in urban areas and social mobility, coupled with difficulties in imposing quarantine or restriction measures.
There has been little change in the order of the African countries with the highest number of infected people, with South Africa taking the lead with 24,264 cases, 649 of them and 43 deaths on Tuesday alone.
A compilation by Prensa Latina's South Africa correspondent details that the Western Cape province is the one with the highest number of infections, 15,829, followed by Gauteng -where this capital and the city of Johannesburg are located-, with 3,43; Eastern Cape, with 2,864; and KwaZulu-Natal with 1,927.
Havana - Havana Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler, one of Cuba's most renowned intellectuals, died on Friday of a painful illness at the age of 77.
Leal's work was transcendental to the preservation of the legacy of illustrious figures who are paradigms in Cuba and Ibero-America.Read More
Havana - The film Mambo Man, by Cuban musician Edesio Alejandro and British-Iranian film-maker Mo Fini, received today a new award after being chosen as the Best Feature Film of the season at Best Global Shorts festival.Read More
A Greek initiative to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the Cuban doctors who are fighting against the Covid-19 in the world was presented in this capital.Read More