Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Caricom highlights success of regional approach against Covid-19 Georgetown, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (Caricom) considered today that the success of its member countries in the fight against Covid-19 is the result of the regional approach deployed by that group. Legislative elections begin in North Macedonia Skopje, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The early legislative elections in North Macedonia began on Monday for three day, as a consequence of the worsening of the epidemiological situation caused by Covid-19, which forced authorities to postpone the voting on several occasions. Along with the beginning of the pre-election ban, polling stations opened this morning so that people infected with the new coronavirus in hospitals and in quarantine can vote. South African President calls for minimizing Covid-19 impact Pretoria, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, called for reinforcing preventive measures to minimize as much as possible the impact of the pandemic moments before the peak of Covid-19 infections in the country. Mexico reports almost 300,000 cases, over 35,000 deaths to Covid-19 Mexico, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is close to 300,000 Covid-19 cases, after reporting 299,750 infections included 4,482 new patients, while death toll rose to 35,006 after registering 274 other deaths. UK could have Covid-19 vaccine by 2021 London, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The United Kingdom could have a vaccine against Covid-19 ready by mid-2021, if clinical trials at the Imperial College of London are successful, a prominent scientist at that institution said the eve. China adopts high level of emergency to face devastating floods Beijing, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) China decreed emergency level two today to face the biggest floods in decades that affect much of the territory and overflowed its two main freshwater lakes. Covid-19 Mortality Rate Decreases in India New Delhi, 11 Jul (Prensa Latina) The mortality rate of patients suffering from Covid-19 in India is decreasing, and was reportedly pegged on Saturday at 2.72 percent. Cuba has sufficient capacity to detect Covid-19 Havana, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has seven institutions with duly equipped laboratories to detect the presence of SARS-Cov-2 - the virus that causes COVID-19 - in nasopharyngeal samples from people with or without symptoms. Mexico reports 282,283 Covid-19 cases and 33,526 deaths 10 de julio de 2020, 9:37 Mexico, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Mexico reported 730 new Covid-19 deaths, amounting to 33,526, and 7,280 cases in a day, totaling 282,283. Cuban doctors remain successfully fighting Covid-19 in Haiti (+ Photos) By Aneli Ruiz Garcia Port-au-Prince, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban doctors continue fighting Covid-19 in Haiti with favorable results, in addition to providing regular healthcare services in the country's 10 departments. Huawei patents HarmonyOS, its alternative to Android Beijing, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The technological giant Huawei requested patenting its HarmonyOS operating system, developed despite obstacles to access applications, Android system updates and various Google services, reported the local press. Side effect of Covid-19 vaccine tolerable, Chinese experts say Beijing, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) Chinese health specialists assure on Wednesday that side effects of the Ad5-nCoV recombinant vaccine, developed in the country to fight Covid-19, are tolerable and advised the public not to panic over West media reports about this issue. Challenges for labor market on debate in pandemic context Geneva, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) During the World Summit of the International Labor Organization (ILO) to analyze the economic and social repercussions of Covid-19 on the labor market, there are vulnerabilities and gaps in global employment. Covid-19 resurgence takes Australian authorities by surprise Canberra, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt acknowledged the new Covid-19 outbreak in Melbourne took the authorities by surprise; inhabitants returned on Tuesday to lockdown. Bolsonaro is positive to Covid-19, cancels activities Brasilia, jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro confirmed today that he is with Covid-19, when he tested positive for the disease the day before at the Alvorada Palace, his official residence. Dominican Republic with 821 deaths by Covid-19 Santo Domingo, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) On Tuesday, the Dominican Republic accumulated 821 deaths from the SARS Cov-2 coronavirus, responsible for Covid-19, after registering 17 deaths on the last day, for a lethality of 2.14 percent. Brazil: restrictive measures extended in Rio until 21 July (+Photo) Brasilia, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The governor of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, Wilson Witzel, has extended restrictive measures on economic and social activity in the territory until July 21 to halt the advance of the Covid-19 pandemic. Saharawi health college supports Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban doctors Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The Saharawi Medical Association declared today that the Cuban Medical Brigade Henry Reeve, trained in the fight against natural disasters and serious epidemics, deserves to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize by the Norwegian Committee. Cuba: 10 days without deaths, 11 with no critical cases of Covid-19 Havana, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The national director of Epidemiology for the Ministry of Health of Cuba, Francisco Duran, stressed that there have been no deaths in the country for 10 consecutive days, with the number of deaths still at 86. Hydroxychloroquine does not protect against Covid-19 Paris, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) A new study conducted by French researchers and published on Tuesday found that severe Covid-19 patients treated with chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine during the epidemic showed no significant improvement.