Cuba will overcome COVID pandemic: President Diaz-Canel

The President of Cuba - Miguel Diaz-Canel, stated that Cuba would overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. The island country is registering its highest transmission top in the Caribbean nation.

Cuba: The President of Cuba – Miguel Diaz-Canel, stated that Cuba would overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. The island country is registering its highest transmission top in the Caribbean nation.

The president wrote on his Twitter account and cited, “In the most critical moments for the country, we maintain the firm conviction that we would come out ahead.”

Following the statement, he added, “Cuba always knows how to go the extra mile.”

He further noted that the Abdala COVID-19 vaccine and Cuban vaccine candidates had been proved efficacy against all strains of the virus.

The Head of the State added that the COVID-19 pandemic could be controlled with the massive immunization underway and compliance with the basic measures such as – masks, physical and social distancing and hygiene.

In addition, several new laws concerning the country’s telecoms sector have been now officially implemented by the Cuban Ministry of Communications (Mincom).

The Mincom stated that the new law would contribute to the nation’s political, economic & social development through the development and modernization of telecoms infrastructures and promote the harmonious and orderly progress of telecoms/ICT networks and services.

The Caribbean island has reported a total of 9,772 new COVID-19 positive cases and sixty-eight deaths yesterday. With this, the total number of the confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 545,000, while 4,240 individuals have lost their lives amid the contagious COVID-19 pandemic.

The Canadian Solidarity Network has donated 1,920,000 syringes to the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) on Tuesday in order to assist Cuba in its vaccination drive of COVID-19. ICAP thanked and appreciated the efforts of the Canadian Solidarity Network.

While receiving the donation of syringes, the first vice president of ICAP – Noemí Rabaza, outlined that around twenty organizations, friends of the Caribbean nation, unions and Cubans living there managed to raise over 130 thousand dollars for the initiative.