Cuban ambassador ratifies solidarity with Jamaica for COVID-19

Kingston, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban ambassador to Jamaica, Ines Fors, today ratified the solidarity of the medical brigade personnel in confronting the threat of the Covid-19, present in the Caribbean island.

In a dialogue with Prensa Latina via whatsapp, Fors confirmed that the 298 medical workers on Jamaican soil contribute with their work and dedication to the education of the population and to the control actions established by the local authorities.

According to the head of the Cuban diplomatic mission, the aid workers continue their regular work in all the country’s hospitals, including four health regions and 14 parishes.

There is close cooperation with the Jamaican authorities, and the coordinator of the Cuban medical brigade, Dr. Armando Arronte Villamarin, receives updated information on the behavior of the virus and the strategy defined for preventing, containing and confronting this epidemic, he stressed.

The Cuban ambassador confirmed to Prensa Latina that all the members of the state mission, the collaborators and the Cubans living in Jamaica are well and properly protected against the COVID-19 disease.

The Cuban diplomatic corps in Kingston has set up a working group to update information on the situation of the personnel on a daily basis, and to provide information on the progress of compliance with the measures or others indicated by the Jamaican government, she stated.

According to the information provided by the health authorities, Jamaica woke up Friday with the confirmation of two imported patients infected by COVID-19, who arrived on the island from the United Kingdom.

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