Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, attended today a meeting with the leaders and the founders of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDRs), on the occasion of commemorating the six decades of the largest mass organization in the country, after being created by Fidel Castro.

At the close of yesterday, September 27th, 7,824 patients were admitted at the national hospitals for their clinical-epidemiological surveillance, of them: 6,011 were under surveillance, while 1,241 were suspects of having the disease, and 572 were confirmed cases.

When the number of COVID-19 infections in the world amounts to more than 31 million confirmed cases, and with a death toll exceeding the 970 thousand deceased patients, Cuba maintains its control and confrontation with an epidemic that broke the daily life of the country, impacting on the most varied sectors of our society and the national economy.

The action of Julio Antonio Mella was never limited to the perimeters of the university campus. He went to the workshops to tie the solidarity and the agreements with the workers, while he attended the office of thought to be in the political vanguard of any possible time.

Chaired by Esteban Lazo Hernandez, and with the participation of Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, President of the Republic, and Manuel Marrero Cruz, Cuban Prime Minister, the Council of State met by videoconference on Thursday.

At the close of yesterday, 7,779 samples had been tested for the COVID-19, resulting in 40 positive samples. Thus, the country currently accumulates 577,150 samples tested and 5,350 positive samples (the 0.93%). Hence, 40 new positive cases were confirmed yesterday, for an accumulated amount of 5,350 cases of coronavirus in the country.