Havana -The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported today 52 new cases with Covid-19, 41 medical discharges and no deaths in the last hours.
According to the official part to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus, 8,927 tests were carried out, 52 and 496 people are ill with the pandemic, of which 492 have a stable clinical evolution, and two patients are treated in intensive care in critical condition and equal number of serious ones.
Now the country accumulates 918,559 tests and 7,349 positives since March, of which 6,721 have recovered.
Of the total number of cases, 41 were contacts of confirmed cases, two with a source of infection abroad and nine without a specified source of infection.
The 52 cases belong to the western province of Pinar del Río (37), Havana (2), Sancti Spíritus (2), Ciego de Ávila (9), Camagüey (1 imported), and Santiago de Cuba (1 imported).
Havana - President Miguel Diaz-Canel expressed his condolences for the death of Cuban renowned filmmaker Juan Carlos Tabio.
'Heart-felt goodbye to Juan Carlos Tabio, one of the essentials of Cuban cinema. His work, an authentic portrait of Cuba, is also the acute memory of an era. Condolences to family, friends and colleagues from cinema,' the president wrote on Twitter.Read More
Havana - Renowned Cuban film director and screenwriter Juan Carlos Tabío died in the early hours of Monday, January 18, 2021, in Havana.
His remains will be cremated, and authorities said they will inform the public later about his funeral.Read More
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