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Raul Castro presided over Cuba´s Politburo meeting

Presided over by its First Secretary, Army General Raul Castro, the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba met, where a set of measures to revive the local economy in the face of the damages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More ...

Cuba reports 15 new cases of COVID-19

The Cuban health ministry reported 15 new positive cases of SARS-CoV-2, coronavirus that causes COVID-19, for a total of 2,395 people in the country. Read More ...

Cuba reports 8 new cases and 9th consecutive day with no deaths from COVID-19

The Cuban health ministry reported Monday eight new positive cases of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, for a total of 2,380 people in the country, 94 percent of whom have recovered Read More ...

Cuba enters phase 2 of recovery, except Havana and Matanzas

Since July 3, the country has been entering the second phase of the post-Covid-19 recovery, except for Havana, which begins the first phase, and Matanzas, which joined the rest of the provinces a few days later in the de-escalation process. Read More ...

Over 4,000 Cubans stranded by COVID-19 abroad are already at home

A total of 4,365 Cubans stranded by COVID-19 in 46 countries have returned to Cuba since March 22, according to Ernesto Soberon, director general of consular affairs and Cuban residents abroad at the foreign ministry. Read More ...

Cuba denounces the impact of the US blockade on the fight against COVID-19

Yahima Esquivel, permanent representative of Cuba to UNESCO, denounced Thursday the effects of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on his country's efforts to confront the COVID-19. Read More ...

Cuba reports 5 new cases for COVID 19, Havana to enter phase 1 of recovery

Cuba studied 2,309 samples, resulting in 5 positive ones. The country accumulated 175,372 samples and 2,353 are positive (1.3%). Read More ...

Cuba opens to international tourism, but limited

Cuba will receive international tourism again from today after the country's borders were closed for more than three months due to the health crisis caused by COVID-19. Read More ...

Cuba reports seven new COVID-19 positive cases

Cuba studied 2,272 samples for COVID-19, resulting in seven positives. The country accumulates 173,063 samples and 2,348 positives (1.4%). Read More ...

Cuba reports only one new COVID-19 positive case

Cuba studied 2,246 samples for COVID-19, resulting in only one positive. The country accumulates 170,791 samples and 2,341 positives (1.37%). Read More ...

We are winning the battle, Diaz-Canel said in Council of Ministers monthly meeting

The battle is hard, we have to win it and we are winning it, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said when referring to the US hostility. Read More ...

Cuba reports eight new COVID-19 positive cases and 10 discharges

Cuba studied 2, 210 samples for COVID-19, resulting in eight positive ones. The country accumulates 168,545 samples and 2,340 positives (1.38%). Read More ...

Cuba reports two new positive cases, 41 more people recovered from COVID-19

Cuba studied for COVID-19, 2, 184 samples resulting in two positive ones. The country accumulated 159,571 samples and 2,321 positives (1.5%). Read More ...

Hotel chain Gaviota reopens its facilities to international tourism in the Keys

Beginning July 1, Gaviota Hoteles will open two of its facilities to international tourism, in a secure manner, in Cayo Coco and Cayo Santa Maria, guaranteeing the guests’ isolation. Read More ...

Cuba reports lowest number of cases since start of pandemic

Cuba studied for COVID-19, 2,006 samples, resulting in only a positive one, the lowest figure since the beginning of the pandemic. The country has accumulated 157,387 samples and 2,319 positives (1.5%). Read More ...

Cuba reported 3 positive cases for COVID-19

Cuba studied 2,069 samples resulting in 3 positive cases. The country accumulates 153,233 samples and 2,315 positive ones (1.5%). Read More ...

Cuba reported 10 positive cases for COVID-19

Cuba studied 2,543 samples resulting in 10 positive cases. The country accumulates 146,276 samples and 2,305 positive ones (1.6%). Read More ...

Cuba´s Council of State on session

The Council of State of the Republic of Cuba met yesterday with the participation of Miguel Diaz-Canel, President of the Republic, and Manuel Marrero, Prime Minister, and chaired by Esteban Lazo, President of the National Assembly of the People´s Power (ANPP). Read More ...

Cuban govt announces start of the first stage of the COVID-19 recovery

As reported at the Mesa Redonda, TV program, last Thursday, the Council of Ministers approved the plan of measures for the recovery phase after COVID-19. Read More ...

Havana and Matanzas, only provinces in Cuba with positive cases to COVID-19

As another week of confrontation with COVID-19 in Cuba, authorities from the ministry of public health ratified the hopeful news that 13 provinces and the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud have not reported any positive cases of the disease for at least 15 consecutive days. Read More ...

Cuba reported 14 positive cases for COVID-19

Cuba studied 2,486 samples, resulting in 14 positive cases. The country accumulates 136,262 samples and 2,262 positive ones (1.7%). Read More ...

Cuban medical brigade departs for Turks and Caicos Islands to combat COVID-19

A Cuban medical brigade belonging to the Henry Reeve contingent, made up of nine doctors and 10 nurses, is leaving today for the Turks and Caicos Islands to combat COVID-19. Read More ...

Diaz-Canel praised inclusion of the University of Havana among the 500 best in the world

Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel praised today on Twitter the inclusion of the University of Havana (UH) in the group of the 500 best centers of higher studies in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings 2021. Read More ...

Cuba reports only 8 positive cases for COVID-19

Cuba studied 2,095 samples, resulting in eight positive cases. The country accumulates 127,042 samples and 2,219 positive ones (1.7%). Read More ...

The 85.4 percent of COVID-19 patients in Cuba have recovered

Cuba studied 2,344 samples, resulting in six positive ones. The country accumulated 124,947 samples taken and 2,211 positives (1.8 percent), of which 85.4 percent have recovered. Read More ...

Raul Castro chairs the Politburo meeting to discuss strategies for post-COVID-19-recovery

Presided by its First Secretary, Army General Raul Castro Ruz, the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba met on Tuesday to analyze the proposals aimed at the post-COVID-19 recovery in the country. Read More ...

Diaz-Canel warmly welcomes medical brigade returning from Italy

Miguel Diaz-Canel, Cuban president, welcomed by videoconference the 52 members of the Henry Reeve Brigade, who returned home on Monday from the northern Italian region of Lombardy. Read More ...

Cuba reports only 5 positive cases for COVID-19

Cuba studied 2,067 samples, resulting in five positive ones. The country accumulated 122,603 samples and 2,205 positives (1.8%). Read More ...

First medical brigade of the "Henry Reeve" contingent that worked in Italy returns home

The first Cuban medical brigade of the "Henry Reeve" Contingent will return to Cuba this Monday. They arrived in Italy on March 22 to join the efforts to contain COVID19 in Lombardy, in the midst of a severe health crisis, Cubaminrex reported. Read More ...

Cuba reports 14 new cases of COVID-19, no death and 9 discharges

Cuba reported 14 new positive cases for COVID 19, for a total of 2,133 cases for SARS Cov 2, Dr Francisco Duran, National Director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP by its Spanish acronym) told the press on his daily report. Read More ...

Cubans stranded in USA by COVID-19 return to the island

A group of Cubans stranded in United States because of COVID-19 returned to the Caribbean island and after spending 14 days in isolation centers, they will be able to reunite with their families, the Cuban embassy in USA reported. Read More ...

Cuba reports 12 new cases of COVID-19, no death and 9 discharges

Cuba reported 12 new positive cases for COVID 19, for a total of 2,119 cases for SARS Cov 2, Dr Francisco Duran, National Director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP by its Spanish acronym) told the press on his daily report. Read More ...

Cuban FM rejects new US sanctions against seven entities

Cuba´s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez rejected the new sanctions announced by the United States Department of State against seven Cuban entities. Read More ...

Cuba warns there were more confirmed cases than medical discharges

Cuba studied 1,352 samples for COVID-19, resulting in 9 positive samples. The country accumulated 108,389 samples done and 2,092 positive (1.9%). Read More ...

Cuba reports 38 new positive cases of coronavirus, totaling 2,083

Cuban health ministry reported this Monday the detection of 38 new positive cases of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, for a total of 2,083 infected people in the country, 87.7 percent of them recovered. Read More ...

COVID-19: Cuba passes the 2,000-mark of confirmed cases

Cuba studied 1,363 samples for COVID-19, resulting in 22 positive samples. The country accumulated 101,108 samples taken and 2,005 positive (2.0 percent) and 1,760 of them (87.4 percent) recovered, the Ministry of Public Health reported Friday. Read More ...

US restricts number of charter flights to Cuba per year

The U.S. Department of Transportation(DOT) announced on Thursday the reduction of the number of charter flights to Cuba to 3,600 trips per year, in response to a request made last January by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Read More ...

Cuba suggests United States to use subversion money in health insurance

The money that United States annually allocates to promote subversion against Cuba could guarantee health insurance of some 10,000 people in that country, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Twitter today. Read More ...

Cuba reports 11 new cases of COVID-19, no death and 15 discharges

Cuba reported 11 new positive cases for COVID 19, for a total of 1,974 cases for SARS Cov 2, Dr Francisco Duran, National Director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP by its Spanish acronym) told the press on his daily report. Read More ...

Cuban ambassador exchanges with leader of the Communist Party of China

Carlos Miguel Pereira, Cuban ambassador to China, held an exchange with Wang Yulin, director general of the Bureau of Latin America and the Caribbean Affairs at the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Read More ...