Cuba demonstrates its commitment to international solidarity by providing assistance to territories affected by the COVID-19, although it faces difficulties in importing medical materials due to U.S. restrictions, the leading Chinese daily Global Times reported Wednesday.
Cuba can control a possible major epidemic caused by COVID-19 thanks to its health system and well-planned organization, Dr. Manuel Romero Placeres, director of the Pedro Kouri Institute of Tropical Medicine (IPK), said on Thursday.
Rogelio Sierra Diaz, Cuban deputy minister of foreign affairs, said on Thursday that solidarity among people and governments is the only possible answer to tackle COVID-19.
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.
Two weeks after the arrival in Nicaragua of a brigade of Cuban specialists from the Henry Reeve Contingent to cooperate in the implementation of protocols for the control, confrontation and treatment of the COVID-19, the head of the delegation affirms they have developed an intense work in the communities of that nation.