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Havana, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Thursday insisted on demanding control, strict surveillance and observance of epidemiological measures due to the complexity and high risk SARS-Cov-2 poses, despite the country has been showing favorable results.

Santo Domingo, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) A large presence of national observers will characterize the presidential and parliamentary elections to be held next Sunday in the Dominican Republic, was announced today in this capital.

Nairobi, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) This Wednesday, Africa reported another 14,000 people infected with Covid-19 compared to the previous day and more than two hundred deaths from the pandemic, which is advancing slowly but steadily on the continent today.

Beijing, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday published a statement that refutes the accusations by western governments on the situation in Hong Kong, Tibet and Xinjiang, as well as the evolution of Covid-19.

Pretoria, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) South Africa has accumulated 159,333 Covid-19 cases so far, including 8,124 over the last 24 hours, while the disease spreads exponentially throughout the country.

London, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) More than 1,500 British musicians asked the Government of the United Kingdom for assistance on Thursday to save the industry of live concerts, after the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on that sector.

Moscow, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) More than 20 million tests for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, causing the Covid-19 disease, were conducted in Russia to date, 316,000 of which on a day, when 6,760 cases were detected.

Havana, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba exhibits a favorable situation today against Covid-19, with five new persons positive for SARS-Cov-2 from 2,309 tests, rising the total to 2,353 cases, while the number of active cases stands at 44, authorities reported today.

2 de julio de 2020, 9:35Montevideo, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou will head the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR) temporarily at the final segment of the virtual Summit of heads of State on Thursday.

By Ibis Frade Brito

Havana, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) Several months after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Covid-19 a pandemic, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution on the subject despite the divisions.

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Por Mariela Pérez Valenzuela and Roxana Consuegra

Havana.- The development of culture in its different expressions is a priority for the Cuban Government. However, the sector, as others in the country, is affected by the negative impact of the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States, which has been tightened over the past year.