Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Russia totals 43 dead and 4,731 infected cases of Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54237&SEO=russia-totals-43-dead-and-4731-infected-cases-of-covid-19 Moscow, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Russia today reached 43 deaths among 4 thousand 731 confirmed cases of SARS CoV-2 coronavirus, responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, after registering nine deaths and 582 infected in the last 24 hours, while 333 patients were cured. Cuba intensifies the use of diagnostic tests for Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54232&SEO=cuba-intensifies-the-use-of-diagnostic-tests-for-covid-19 Havana, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuba intensifies the performance of diagnostic tests for Covid-19, caused by the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, of which they have already carried out 5,208, authorities of the Ministry of Public Health reported. Covid-19 pandemic claims 708 lives in one day in UK http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54230&SEO=covid-19-pandemic-claims-708-lives-in-one-day-in-uk London, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The United Kingdom reported the death of 708 Covid-19 patients in one day, which raised to 4,331 the total number of people who died in the country due to the pandemic. Despite the blockade, Cuba moves forward against Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54224&SEO=despite-the-blockade-cuba-moves-forward-against-covid-19 Havana, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuba ends today another week of battle against the new coronavirus, causing Covid-19, with more measures to prevent the spread of the disease, despite the US blockade of the island. Diaz-Canel highlights support by Cuban scientists to fight Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54168&SEO=diaz-canel-highlights-support-by-cuban-scientists-to-fight-covid-19 Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted the transcendental role of the country's scientific community fighting the novel coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2. Oil industry faces unprecedented crisis, according to IEA http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54145&SEO=oil-industry-faces-unprecedented-crisis-according-to-iea Paris, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Although the oil sector in the past faced a number of global crisis, none of them affected the industry as much as the current situation because the Covid-19 expansion paralyzed markets, companies and entire economies, the IEA pointed out today. The UK on crisis due to shortage of Covid-19 tests http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54139&SEO=the-uk-on-crisis-due-to-shortage-of-covid-19-tests London, April 2 (Prensa Latina) The shortage of Covid-19 tests for the health personnel, and the population, in general, is still today the most controversial issue of the strategy applied by the UK government to fight against the pandemic. One hundred foreign tourists remain in Varadero de Cuba resort http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54123&SEO=one-hundred-foreign-tourists-remain-in-varadero-de-cuba-resort Varadero, Cuba, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) About a hundred foreign visitors remain today in the western and famous resort of Varadero, the largest and most important in Cuba, the Ministry of Tourism (Mintur) reported. Graves for Covid-19 victims in San Salvador are still open and unused http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54120&SEO=graves-for-covid-19-victims-in-san-salvador-are-still-open-and-unused San Salvador, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) San Salvador Mayor Ernesto Muyshondt confirmed that the graves opened in La Bermeja cemetery in this capital for the novel coronavirus victims are still unused, despite that two people have died of the disease. Haiti warned about using chloroquine to prevent Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54119&SEO=haiti-warned-about-using-chloroquine-to-prevent-covid-19 Port-au-Prince, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) After the supposed benefits of chloroquine to treat the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus were announced, the Haitian Ministry of Health stated that the medicine requires a prescription. About 70 million Mexicans with limited mobility due to Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54118&SEO=about-70-million-mexicans-with-limited-mobility-due-to-covid-19 Mexico City, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Social distancing measures adopted by Mexico to fight the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus limit that over 70 million people can move in public spaces, Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion Hugo Lopez-Gatell said. China to test another Covid-19 vaccine and medicines on animals http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54117&SEO=china-to-test-another-covid-19-vaccine-and-medicines-on-animals Beijing, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Chinese scientists will begin in May animal testing of another vaccine and drug candidate to protect against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which they developed with antibodies from recovered patients, local press reported on Thursday. Peru reports 17 Covid-19 deaths on Wednesday http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54113&SEO=peru-reports-17-covid-19-deaths-on-wednesday Lima, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Peru's Ministry of Health reported 17 deaths by Covid-19 on Wednesday, so the total number of deceased has increased to 79. Angola speeds up organizational healthcare network to fight Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54066&SEO=angola-speeds-up-organizational-healthcare-network-to-fight-covid-19 Luanda, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Angola has created conditions in hospital and prioritized the training of technicians in epidemiological surveillance and biosafety to fight Covid-19, according to Franco Mufinda, secretary of Public Health. UN chief calls for joint action to fight Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54063&SEO=un-chief-calls-for-joint-action-to-fight-covid-19 United Nations, March 31 (Prensa Latina) The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reiterated on Tuesday his global call for all nations to jointly act to fight the Covid-19 pandemic and also reduce its impact on people. Covid-19 death tolls in Mexico reach 20 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53977&SEO=covid-19-death-tolls-in-mexico-reach-20 30 de marzo de 2020, 10:24 Mexico, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Death tolls in Mexico due to the novel coronavirus, SARS-Cov-2, have reached 20, with 993 confirmed cases and 2,564 suspects, the Secretariat of Health informed. WHO chooses Malasya for medical trials of medicine against Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53945&SEO=who-chooses-malasya-for-medical-trials-of-medicine-against-covid-19 Kuala Lumpur, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Malasya was chosen by the World Health Organization as one of the countries to conduct medical trials of a medicine called Remdesevir on Covid-19 patients, as stated by the National Security Council. More than 400 dead in one day in the US due to Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53941&SEO=more-than-400-dead-in-one-day-in-the-us-due-to-covid-19 Washington, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) More than 400 people died from Covid-19 on Friday in the United States, according to CNN television. World concern for Covid-19 Focuses on Cuba's Interferon http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53897&SEO=world-concern-for-covid-19-focuses-on-cubas-interferon 27 de marzo de 2020, 11:4 Havana, Mar 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Recombinant Human Interferon Alpha 2B is currently a hope for the world, which shows its concern about the lethality and spread of the coronavirus, SARS-Cov-2, which causes Covid-19 disease. UK to contribute 210 million pounds to vaccine against Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53880&SEO=uk-to-contribute-210-million-pounds-to-vaccine-against-covid-19 London, March 27 (Prensa Latina) The UK announced it will contribute 210 million pounds (255 million dollars) of additional funding to the search of a vaccine against the novel coronavirus causing Covid-19 disease.