Cuba tightens control measures in some areas

Havana, August 7, Cuba announced that it would tighten the epidemic prevention and control measures in Havana, the capital of Cuba, and its neighboring province, Artemisa, in response to the rising trend of the epidemic after the unsealing. Cuba’s prime minister, Manuel Marello, said on the same day that the number of newly diagnosed cases in Havana and Artemisa provinces has increased and a number of local transmission incidents have occurred due to some people’s lax awareness of epidemic prevention. He asked the public to strictly abide by the epidemic prevention measures and block the spread of the epidemic. According to the new epidemic prevention regulations, more than 20 epidemic prevention measures will be implemented in Havana, which is already in the first stage of unsealing, such as strictly restricting people’s access, banning traffic and personnel flow in the city after 11:00 p.m., and restaurants and bars must be closed before 9:00 p.m.; Artemisa Province, which is in the third stage of unsealing, will return to the second stage, in which local transmission of the epidemic will occur The city of Baota will return to the first stage.