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Lima, May 8 (Prensa Latina) A batch of 31 mechanical ventilators from China arrived in Peru yesterday and will serve to give assisted breathing to Covid-19 patients in intensive care units (ICU).

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Havana, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel insisted on the need to comply with the social isolation measures, to maintain the favorable scenario the country shows to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Mexico, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Mexico recorded 257 coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, totaling 2,961, although it can increase much more because there are 245 deaths without determining if they were infected with the virus.

Caribbean's challenges to fight Covid-19, specialists sayGeorgetown, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Reducing the spread of the new virus, implementing fiscal, monetary and social measures are currently part of the challenges of the Caribbean amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to specialists from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) .

7 de mayo de 2020, 17:22Luanda, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban doctors were taken to different provinces of Angola to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, Franco Mufinda, secretary of State for Public Health, said.

7 de mayo de 2020, 16:48Port-au-Prince, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and other high-ranking officials on Thursday received the first China´s medical supplies to fight the Covid-19 pandemic at the Toussaint Louverture International Airport.

 Regional Italian governor highlights Cuba's help over Covid-19Rome, May 7 (Prensa Latina) The governor of the Lombardy region, Attilio Fontana, received on Thursday the Cuban ambassador to Italy, Jose Carlos Rodriguez, to whom he emphasized the island's help in fighting Covid-19 in that territory.

Cuba insists on wearing masks against Covid-19Havana, May 7 (Prensa Latina) All persons in Cuba should wear the masks when leaving their homes as a way to avoid the Covid-19, reiterated today the director of Epidemiology of the Public Health Ministry, Francisco Duran.

7 de mayo de 2020, 13:45Paris, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Several studies conducted in France, whose conclusions were published today, warned of a probable reactivation of the Covid-19 epidemic if the protection measures decided by the government for the post-quarantine phase are not reinforced.

7 de mayo de 2020, 13:44Buenos Aires, May 7 (Prensa Latina) A group of Argentine scientists created in record time the first serological test, one hundred percent national, to detect people who have been in contact with Covid-19, as government authorities confirmed.

7 de mayo de 2020, 13:31Tegucigalpa, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Honduras shows a considerable increase in confirmed cases of Covid-19, as expected after beginning to perform a greater number of tests to detect the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.