Starting on February 6, Cuba imposed restrictions on immigration and commercial flights into the country.
At the meeting with the working group for prevention and control of epidemic COVID-19 led by the Chairman Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel presided over, the government said under the new regulations, people entering the country must be isolated at quarantine facilities and centers until they test negative for the SARS-CoV virus. -2.
According to the Cuban government, these quarantine centers are available throughout the country’s provinces.
[Cuba ban hành lệnh giới nghiêm ở La Habana để kiểm soát dịch bệnh]
In addition, Cuba also reduced the frequency of flights from the US, Mexico, Panama, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Colombia, and halted flights from Haiti.
Meanwhile, the resumption of flights from Nicaragua, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname will be delayed.
Operations at Jose Marti International Airport in the capital La Habana, the largest airport in the Caribbean island nation, have also been narrowed down, concentrated only at Terminal 3.
So far, Cuba has recorded 32,011 cases of COVID-19, of which 233 deaths.
Meanwhile, in North America, Canada’s CTV channel reported that as of the afternoon of February 6 (local time), the number of patients with COVID-19 in the country had exceeded 800,000 while the number of deaths was 20,680. .
The statistics also show that the number of new infections per day tends to decrease with the average 7-day number of new infections (from January 29 to April 1) of 3,947 cases / day and an average of each day. 107,609 people tested.
As of February 5, Canada had recorded a total of 278 new cases, of which 260 were new in the UK and 18 cases were reported. New variant in South Africa.
The province of Ontario recorded 1,388 new cases and 45 deaths on February 6, bringing the total 7-day average number of new cases to 1,479 cases / day.
The total number of new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus detected in the UK in the province was 164, while there was 1 new variant in South Africa.
The same day, the province of Quebec also recorded 1,204 new cases, the highest in a week in the province and higher than the 7-day average of 1,088 cases / day. total patient COVID-19 since the outbreak of the pandemic in Quebec was 268,977 cases, of which 9,999 deaths.
In the context of a slower vaccine delivery than planned, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged to ensure that the vaccine is sufficient for the people of the country.
Vaccine delivery by Pfizer-BioNTech, one of two vaccines licensed for use at CanadaThe delay was due to a vaccine factory in Belgium having to retool its machines to increase vaccine production.
Under the plan, Canada will receive about 20% of the expected vaccines in the next two weeks.
Last week, the country received only 50,000 doses of Moderna’s vaccine, lower than expected due to production interrupted at its Swiss plant.