RHC´s English language broadcast for September 01, 2020
National and International news, with an update of COVID-19 epidemic in Cuba and around the world. As of this Tuesday, Havana is applying a series of measures to reinforce the confrontation of COVID-19. The capital continues to be the epicenter of the epidemic in Cuba. Of the 558 active cases in the country, 380 are from the city. On Monday, the president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, called on the city's municipal and provincial authorities to rigorously apply the restrictions. He warned that the main problem is many asymptomatic people who, not being detected, infect the population. He added that to address the problem, there has to be joint participation of the community and authorities. We bring you the comments of the Director General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, from the WHO headquarters in Geneva. Dr. Tedros talks about four things countries can do to curb the COVID-19 pandemic and avoid further lock downs.