Cuba sends 200 medics and nurses to South Africa to face COVID-19

With over 4,000 confirmed cases and 86 deaths, South Africa is the most affected country by the coronavirus in Africa. Cuba sends 200 medics and nurses to support the country in front of COVID-19.

South Africa is among the most affected by the Coronavirus, with almost over 4,000 confirmed cases and 86 deaths. #Cubasalva continues its success.

New medics and nurses arrived in South Africa from Cuba

Cuba alongside South Africa in the fight against coronavirus: a team of 200 doctors and nurses ready to support South African healthcare facilities to respond to the emergency landed late yesterday evening at Pretoria airport.

The country is among the most hit in Africa by the coronavirus, as reported by the World Health Organization (WHO). While reiterating the need to wear protective masks and to respect the safety distances, the government has nevertheless said that it intends to begin to loosen some of the restrictions imposed by the lockdown.

Relations between Cuba and South Africa are historically close, as the Caribbean island provided great help to the anti-apartheid movement to end racial segregation.

More generally, Havana has decided to support the states affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by making 1,200 professionals available.

 

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