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Cuba strengthens measures after 6 towns report local transmission of COVID-19

With the presence of SARS-CoV-2 throughout the national territory and the occurrence of six local transmission events, Cuba is moving to the second phase of the National Plan for the Prevention and Control of the new coronavirus, known as the Limited Native Transmission Stage, and is reinforcing measures to curb the pandemic. Read More ...

Cuba reports 61 new cases of COVID-19, total 457

Cuban Public Health Minister José Ángel Portal confirmed on Wednesday 61 new positive cases of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, for a total of 457 in the country. Read More ...

Mexico-Cuba Friendship Group condemns US blockade

The Mexico-Cuba Friendship Group condemns the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba and calls for its lifting, Laura Imelda Perez, its president, said on Twitter. Read More ...

Cuba reports 46 new cases of COVID-19 thus reaching 396 in total

The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported this Tuesday 46 new positive cases of the coronavirus SARS CoV-2, for a total of 396 confirmed cases in the country. Read More ...

Cuba reports 30 new cases of COVID-19, total 350, another death

The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported this Monday 30 new positive cases of the coronavirus SARS CoV-2, for a total of 350 confirmed cases in the country, as well as another death. Read More ...

Chinese aid arrives in Cuba to fight the pandemic

With a batch of masks, infrared thermometers and protective glasses, suits and shoes, the arrival of donations from China to Cuba began, to confront the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More ...

Donation sent by Chinese government to face COVID-19 arrives in Cuba

Bruno Rodriguez, Cuba´s Minister of Foreign Affairs, reported today on the arrival in the country of the donation sent by China to confront COVID-19. Read More ...

Chinese citizens organize donations to support confrontation with COVID-19 in Cuba

Chinese citizens who studied in Cuba organize donations and the purchase of medical supplies to contribute to the confrontation with COVID-19 on the Caribbean island, in a gesture of gratitude for the training received in that country. Read More ...

Cuban communist party joins international call for cooperation in fighting COVID-19

The Cuban communist party joined the international call for cooperation in fighting the COVID-19, a statement signed by 230 political parties from more than 100 countries, the Granma newspaper reported Friday. Read More ...

Cuba confirms 36 new cases of COVID-19, totaling 269

The Cuban health ministry confirmed the study on Thursday of 803 new cases, confirming this Friday 36 new cases for COVID-19, for a total of 269 in the country. Read More ...

Havana government quarantines neighborhood due to coronavirus

The Havana Provincial Defense Council, headed by its president, Luis Antonio Torres Iribar, and its vice-president Reinaldo Garcia Zapata, decided on Thursday the strategy to increase the measures of social isolation of the Popular Council El Carmelo, Vedado, Plaza de la Revolucion municipality, during the meeting to review actions to confront COVID-19. Read More ...

Fight against COVID-19, Cuban government's priority

Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez and Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz led the daily meeting at the Revolution Palace on Wednesday afternoon, which reviewed in detail the situation with COVID-19 in Cuba, where 212 cases have been confirmed, including six deaths. Read More ...

Cuba registers 21 new cases of COVID-19, totaling 233

With 21 new confirmed cases, the number of people in Cuba who are positive for the new coronavirus SARS CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, has reached 233, the Ministry of Public Health reported this Thursday. Read More ...

Cuban personnel involved in MS Braemar's evacuation return home healthy

Those involved in the evacuation of cruise ship passengers from MS Braemar are returning home healthy and with their duty accomplished, after ending this Thursday, the isolation period, Juan Carlos Garcia Granda, Cuban Minister of Tourism, states on Twitter. Read More ...

Cuban FM thanks the world demanding for the lifting of US blockade amidst COVID-19

Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Cuban foreign minister, thanked this Wednesday the many voices that in the United States and from different parts of the world are demanding, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the lifting of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on his country by the United States. Read More ...

Founder of the Islamic League of Cuba dies in Havana

Pedro Lazo Torres, president of the Islamic League of Cuba, died on March 31 at the age of 68, due to worsening chronic kidney failure. Read More ...

Cuba confirms 26 new cases of COVID-19, totaling 212

With the confirmation of 26 new positive cases of the coronavirus SARS CoV-2, the number of patients with COVID-19 in Cuba has reached 212, the Ministry of Public Health reported this Wednesday. Read More ...

Cuba extends its hand in solidarity to aircraft in humanitarian flight

In another altruistic action, Cuba extended its hand in solidarity to the Boeing 767 aircraft of the Condor airline, in view of the refusal of other airports in the Caribbean region to refuel. Read More ...

Cuba reports 31 new cases of COVID-19, 170 in total

With the confirmation of 31 new cases, the number of patients in Cuba positive for the coronavirus SARS CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, has risen to 170, the Ministry of Public Health reported this Monday. Read More ...

Cuban FM criticizes US opportunistic response to COVID-19

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez described the U.S. government's response to the pandemic unleashed by the new SARS CoV-2 coronavirus as politically calculated and opportunistic. Read More ...

Diaz-Canel insists on discipline to fight COVID-19

Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel considered that "to the extent that we all understand the responsibility that each of us has with others; we will face more efficiently the pandemic of the new coronavirus”. Read More ...

More than 45 countries request Cuban drug to combat COVID-19

More than 45 countries requested Cuba the Recombinant Human Interferon Alpha 2B by being an excellent antiviral to combat COVID-19, a pandemic spread by most of the nations in the world. Read More ...

Russian citizen hospitalized in Cuba by COVID-19 died, experts work to find a cure

Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP by its Spanish acronym) announced this Thursday the death this morning of a Russian citizen due to complications associated with COVID-19 and other diseases of his clinical picture, despite the efforts of the team of doctors in charge. Read More ...

Cuban FM denounces U.S. State Department's attacks against his country

Cuban foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez described today as an inhumane and disrespectful act the U.S. State Department's attack against Cuban international cooperation against COVID-19. Read More ...

Cuba suspends mailings abroad

he sending of mail, packages and couriers abroad was suspended from March 25, as part of the measures adopted by the Cuban Post Office Business Group to tackle COVID-19. Read More ...

Italy thanks Cuba´s health aid

The whole of Italy cannot but be grateful for the testimony of concrete solidarity and deep friendship represented by the arrival of the delegation of Cuban physicians, said Giovanni Mininni, Secretary General of the Agro-Industry Workers´ Federation (FLAI by its Italian acronym)of that European country. Read More ...

Cuba´s Deputy PM highlights value of collaboration and solidarity

Commander of the Revolution Ramiro Valdes, Cuba´s Deputy Prime Minister, highlighted the importance of cooperation and solidarity to overcome the crisis that affects humanity. Read More ...

Cubans return from Nicaragua

A group of 180 Cubans who were visiting or on personal business in Nicaragua returned to Cuba on Monday as part of the government's efforts to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Read More ...

Cuban criminal code includes sanctions for violators of health measures

The Cuban Criminal Code includes sanctions of imprisonment for those who violate health measures, the Presidency of Cuba published this Monday on Twitter. Read More ...

Cuban Govt. to protect mothers of children in primary and special education

Due to the announcement of the temporary suspension of classes in Cuba from this Tuesday in view of the spread of COVID-19, mothers who are caring for children in primary or special education will receive the same treatment as interrupted workers. Read More ...

Diaz-Canel highlights humanitarian principles of the Cuban revolution

President Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted today on social media the humanitarian nature of practices of the Cuban revolution. Diaz-Canel joins his message on Twitter with information published in Granma newspaper, which highlights that in the midst of the stalking of the new coronavirus, the decision of the Cuban government has been to continue the medical cooperation. Read More ...

Cuba and China strengthen their ties for the control of COVID-19

Carlos Miguel Pereira, Cuban ambassador to China, declared that reciprocal solidarity between Chinese and Cubans has always been present in the common history of both peoples, and given the current situation with COVID-19, these ties are intensifying. Read More ...

Five new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Cuba

Five new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by the Cuban Ministry of Public Health. Below, the information note from the agency: Read More ...

Diaz-Canel: What will avoid contagion is consistent work

Cuba´s President Miguel Diaz-Canel headed a broad and useful working day through videoconference with leading authorities of the provinces in which new measures were defined to reinforce the confrontation with COVID-19 in Cuba, where 16 confirmed cases have already been counted. Read More ...

Cuba begins transfer of passengers from British cruise ship MS Braemar to Havana airport

With strict observance of the protocols established by the World Health Organization (WHO) for this kind of procedure, the transfer of cruise passengers on board MS Braemar from the port of Mariel to Havana's Jose Marti international airport began. Read More ...

Diaz-Canel urges to improve quality of construction

Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel called today on social media to improve the quality of construction in Cuba. The country we are building. Call to the quality in the constructions in the review of the Ministry of Construction (MICONS), Diaz-Canel tweeted. Read More ...

Cuban FM highlights successful return of English cruise

Cuban foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla highlighted today on Twitter the successful return to the UK of travellers from the MS Braemar cruise. Read More ...

Cuba confirms 11th positive case of COVID-19

The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported that the Molecular Biology Laboratory of the Provincial Center of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Microbiology in Santiago de Cuba province confirmed a new positive case for SARS-CoV 2, for an amount of 11 all along the country. Read More ...

Solidarity is a basic principle of the Cuban revolution

International agencies and bodies have stressed that Cuba is a healthcare model for many nations, because apart from offering its international collaboration, it has also prepared more than 29,000 doctors from a hundred territories. Read More ...

Cuba reports first death by COVID-19, three new confirmed cases

The Cuban Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) reported the death of an Italian tourist due to the coronavirus pneumonia, and three new confirmed cases, bringing the total reported so far in the country to 10. Read More ...