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Mexico, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The Health Secretary of Mexico City, Oliva Lopez Arellano, warned today that the Covid-19 pandemic is stalled in the capital, as hospital occupancy continues unabated.

Brasilia, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The smoke from the fires in the Brazilian Amazon and Pantanal regions today covers more than four thousand kilometers in Latin America and affects five neighboring countries (Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay).

Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba shows a high number of patients recovered from Covid-19, 87 percent of the total diagnosed, with 4,462 people who have already received their medical discharge, the Ministry of Public Health reported today .

New Delhi, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Several states in India partially reopened schools as of this Monday, for classes from 9th to 12th on a voluntary basis, while the current Covid-19 pandemic continues to rise.

Manila, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The Philippines reported on Monday some 3,475 Covid-19 cases, and according to local epidemiologists, infections could reach 300,000 this week.

Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Doctors hired by the Honduran government to deal with the Covid-19 will lose their jobs today, according to the digital newspaper Criterio.

Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is currently using ozone as a complement therapy in the treatment of Covid-19, a modality approved within the Natural and Traditional Medicine of the Ministry of Public Health.

Pretoria, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Death toll due to Covid-19 in South Africa since March amounts to 15,953 on Monday, although the daily increase in deaths is currently lower than in previous weeks.

Beijing, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The city of Ruili (Southwest China) checked the health of its 287,254 inhabitants without any reports of further people infested from Covid-19, apart from two illegal immigrants from Myanmar, the local press reported today.

Hanoi, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Of the 1,068 cases of Covid-19 reported by Vietnam in almost eight months, only 126 remain active today and the death toll remains at 35 for a formidable rate of 0.3 deaths per million inhabitants.

Colombia celebrates 40 years of the Cuban cosmonaut's flightBogotá, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Friends of Cuba in Colombia commemorated the 40th anniversary of the flight of Cuban cosmonaut Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez, the first Latin American to achieve this space feat.