With the inauguration this Saturday of the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Biology in Las Tunas, almost all Cuban provinces now have facilities of this type for the processing of samples for the detection of COVID-19 and the study of other specialties such as Oncology and Genetics.

The organization of Cuban Trade Unions (CTC) call our people to celebrate International Workers' Day, preceded by the historic days of the 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba, which has become another resounding demonstration of our unwavering decision to carry forward the Revolution with the united effort of all Cuban patriots. Its agreements will be a guiding beacon of the workers’ endeavor to continue the implementation of the profound changes that we have set out to make as part of the steps to update our Economic and Social Model of Socialist Development.

Cuba health authorities reported on Monday 854 new COVID-9 infections and eight deaths over the last 24 hours. This is the most significant number of fatalities reported in a day since the beginning of the epidemic in March previous year.