Havana - The National Director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), Francisco Duran reported this Friday 58 new cases with Covid-19, after the study of 7107 samples in all the laboratories of molecular biology.
With the latest addition, 6479 patients have tested positive for the new coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic in Cuba.
Likewise, he pointed out that at the closing of this Thursday, 3489 patients were in hospitals and isolation centers, from which 690 were suspects, 2349 remained in surveillance, and 450 were confirmed active.
The Province of Pinar del Rio, the current hotspot in the country reported 29 cases. The neighboring province of Artemisa also showed an uptick with 19 cases.
Havana - Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel congratulated the emblematic Orquesta Aragón, winner of the 2020 Latin Grammy award in the category of Traditional Tropical Album.
On Twitter, the president celebrated the charanga's musical triumph, one of the nation's cultural ambassadors and flagship groups. The album Ícono, released by the Puntilla Music label, marked the group's 80th anniversary.Read More
Quito - The book 'Fidel, cuatro visitas a Ecuador' (Fidel, four visits to Ecuador), which collects details of the visits the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, made to this South American country, will be launched this Wednesday in Quito.Read More
Havana - Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez congratulated on Tuesday the National Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on its 73rd anniversary.Read More