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Syria reports 5,077 Covid-19 casesDamascus, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) With 44 new cases detected on Monday, the number of Covid-19 patients reached 5,077 in Syria, the Ministry of Health informed.

Another Covid-19 vaccine registered in CubaHavana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Public Registry of Clinical Trials registered another Covid-19 vaccine candidate, whose process to include volunteers, according to the official program, begins this Monday.

Matanzas, Cuba, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) A modern laboratory of molecular biology was inaugurated on Sunday in the western Cuban province of Matanzas, which will have the capacity to carry out up to a thousand daily tests of polymerase chain reaction (PCR).

Santo Domingo, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican Republic's Public Health Ministry reported on Sunday 422 new cases with Covid-19 and four deaths.

Hanoi, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam reached today 46 days without Covid-19 community infections and 45 days with no deaths, which is a constant proof of the effectiveness of the control and prevention measures the Government has taken to halt the pandemic.

Podgorica, Oct. 18 (Prensa Latina) Montenegro, a small Balkan state of 13,812 square kilometers and slightly more than 642,500 inhabitants, today ranks first in the number of Covid-19 infections in Europe for every 100,000 inhabitants.

Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Public Health Ministry (Minsap) reported on Sunday 50 new cases of Covid-19, no deaths and 15 medical discharges since the last 24 hours.

Washington, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) With 2,652 new Covid-19 cases since 14 hours ago that reportedly raised the number of active patients to 2,688,556, the United States leads the Americas with a total of 8,345,317 cases since the pandemic broke out.

Beijing, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention found and isolated a live sample of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus on the surface of frozen seafood packages brought from abroad, local media reported on Sunday.

Por Ivette Fernández

Havana._ Cuban food sovereignty ambitions go with the Caribbean island's scientific breakthroughs, which are able to provide today novel and more efficient solutions in the agricultural sector.

New Delhi, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Russian vaccine candidate, Sputnik V, will undergo phase three trials in India after receiving approval from the central drug control authority, it was disclosed here today.