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Havana, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) The national director of Epidemiology at the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), Dr. Francisco Duran, said on Friday that the use of facemasks came to stay, considering the characteristics of Covid-19 and the favorable results reported by the local health system.

Paris, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's permanent representative at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Yahima Esquivel, on Friday denounced the damage caused by the United States' blockade in the Caribbean island's efforts to fight Covid-19.

Moscow, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) President Vladimir Putin today signed a decree to implement the constitutional reform package starting tomorrow, backed in a recent referendum by 77.92 percent of participating voters.

Havana, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted the crucial role of Cuban scientists in the fight against Covid-19 and their contribution to making decisions to overcome the pandemic.

Moscow, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) Russia seems to be making good progress today in the tests carried out on volunteers to create the vaccine against the SARS Cov-2 coronavirus, responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, when the number of cases reaches 667 one thousand 883.

Havana, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez stressed on Friday that individual and collective responsibility will be the key to win the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, when the whole country is in the recovery stage.

Havana, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) Havana begins today the first phase of a three-stage roadmap to recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic into normality after almost 15 days of good health indicators.

Brasilia, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) President Jair Bolsonaro approved on Friday, though vetoing several of its articles, a law that mandatorily requires the use of facemasks in public spaces and transportation such as taxis, Uber cars, buses, planes and chartered boats.

Beijing, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) China has urged India on Friday to stop imposing obstacles to trade operations and collaborate to resolve bilateral differences, emphasizing that it will protect the interests of its companies with the necessary means.

Buenos Aires, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) Femicides currently continue hitting Argentina which registers a death of this kind every 27 hours and a total of 162 women murdered this year, many of them minors.

Santiago de Chile, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) Some 2.7 million companies could close, leaving more than eight and a half million workers jobless due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary, estimated here.