Chasing tourists in old Havana or anywhere in the country seems to be the new role of the police in Cuba since the authorities announced that they were prohibited from leaving their hotels.
The economic blockade prevents Cuba from buying, among other things, medical equipment and materials, including tests to detect COVID-19.
Cuba reports the second death in the national territory due to the Coronavirus. The victim is a tourist of Russian origin of about 48 years of age who had problems with diabetes.
More than 10,000 tourists are trapped on the Caribbean island of Cuba after the local government closed the borders, and several airlines suspended their flights due to the crisis of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Cuban President Miguel Díaz Canel announced the measure to close Cuba’s borders in response to combat the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the country.