Havana, May 14 (RHC)-- The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported that there were 20 new cases of COVID-19, for an total of 1,830 positive cases across the island.
During his daily press briefing held Thursday morning, Dr. Duran said that over the past 24 hours -- up to 12 midnight Wednesday night -- fortunately, no patients died from the coronavirus. There are a total of 79 who have died from COVID-19 in Cuba.
(Havana, May 14, 2020). More than 1,000 Cuban medical collaborators are working in the red zone providing care to Covid-19 patients in 23 countries, while the others are working in wards for observation, convalescence and consults.
Those professionals are members of 25 brigades of the Henry Reeve International Contingent Specialized in Situations of Disasters and Serious Epidemics, who joined the existing missions in 60 countries, the director of the Central Unit of Medical Collaboration, Jorge Delgado, said on Cuban television.
Georgetown, May 12. The foreign ministers of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries reiterated their condemnation to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba and called for its lifting.
The denunciation of the unilateral measure with which the United States has been lobbying Cuba to abdicate its revolutionary process and its socialist development system took place within the context of the 23rd Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (Cofcor) of the Caricom.
Statement by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, president of the Republic of Cuba for the Online Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in response to COVID-19.
May 4, 2020
Esteemed President Ilham Aliyev,
Distinguished Heads of State and Government,
I thank Azerbaijan, the Chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement, for calling to this meeting to exchange on the urgent and needed efforts which allow us to face COVID-19.
La Habana, 3 de mayo de 2020. El Instituto Cubano de Amistad con los Pueblos (ICAP) rechaza y repudia enérgicamente la intentona de invasión militar a la hermana República Bolivariana de Venezuela por vía marítima desde Colombia perpetrada en la madrugada de hoy, con el propósito manifiesto de subvertir a la heroica Revolución Bolivariana.