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Italian citizen in Cuba tested positive for SARS-CoV-2Havana, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) A 70-year-old Italian citizen, contact of the first person affected by the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, tested positive for the disease, the Ministry of Public Health reported in a statement.


Cuba thanks Chinese gov't, companies for donations against Covid-19Beijing, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba expressed its gratitude on Friday for the donations being prepared by the Chinese Government, and the willingness of several national companies to take that step in support of the Caribbean island's efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.


Five new Covid-19 cases in Cuba, totaling 16Havana, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban healthcare authorities reported five other Covid-19 cases on Thursday, so the total number of patients rose to 16.


 Cuban radio station that rocked soap opera forerunner turns 90Santiago de Cuba, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The provincial radio station CMKC, Radio Revolucion, which in the 1930's rocked Felix Benjamin Caignet, considered the forerunner of the soap operas, is about to celebrate its 90th anniversary.


 Cuba, United Kingdom fight COVID-19 together, FM saysHavana, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Thursday highlighted the coordinated work carried out by Cuba and the United Kingdom for the return of the passengers of the cruise ship MS Braemar, with five confirmed cases of the new coronavirus known as SARS-Cov-2.


Havana, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) The people who had contact in Cuba with the Italian tourists infected with COVID-19 are on Thursday isolated, asymptomatic and under clinical and epidemiological surveillance.


Havana, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel called on Wednesday to achieve the country's food sovereignty and to work together with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to achieve that goal.


Havana, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Members of the different cultural institutions of Cuba debated on Wednesday on the work carried out by the Ministry of Culture in 2019, the qualitative and quantitative results, the achievements and the pending actions.


Role of Cuban Ministry of Economy described as decisiveHavana, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Deputy Prime Minister Alejandro Gil described the role of the Ministry of Economy and Planning as decisive to face the blockade imposed by the United States for more than 60 years.