Havana, August 6, 2020.- The contingent of the Henry Reeve Brigade that served at the Lomé Commune Regional Hospital Center, in Togo, returned to Cuba on Wednesday after three months of confronting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Upon their arrival at the José Martí International Airport in Havana the team was received by video conference by Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz, who conveyed to the internationalists the gratitude and pride they represent for the country's top leadership and for the people in general.
Havana, July 30 (RHC)-- The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported nine new cases detected yesterday of COVID-19, for a total of 2,597 positive cases across the island.
During his daily press briefing held Thursday morning, Dr. Duran said that over the past 24 hours -- up until 12 midnight Wednesday night -- fortunately, no patients died from the coronavirus. This is the 18th day there have been no deaths from the virus in Cuba. A total of 87 patients have died in Cuba over the past several months.
Reverend Jim Winkler, President and General Secretary of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, adressed a letter to the Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo to express concern that Cuba has been and continues to be listed on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom’s “Special Watch List”.