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In Central America will discuss the delivery of Russian drug "Aviewer"

The theme of Russian supplies of the antiviral drug "Aviewer" in Central America will be discussed in the framework of the Council of health Ministers of the six member countries of the Central American integration system, said RIA Novosti at the Russian Embassy in Nicaragua.

In SICA included Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, the Council of Ministers of health is the standing body coordinating agencies in the countries of the system.

Russian drug from COVID-19 will represent the countries of Latin America

The Russian Embassy in Guatemala, together with the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) on 10 July, will hold a presentation of the drug against the coronavirus, "Aviewer" for Latin America and the Caribbean, it has already signed up about 800 people, reported RIA of news in Embassy.

"The development of the theme of the fight against coronavirus Embassy jointly with the company "Kramis", "Khimrar" and the FUND, vyvedshie on the Russian market the drug against the coronavirus, "Aviewer", organizes his presentation in Latin America and the Caribbean. To participate in the conference invited representatives of all supranational parliaments of the region, relevant agencies and committees," said the Embassy.

In Belize told, when the country opens to tourists

The Prime Minister of Belize Dean barrow has announced that the international airport Philip Goldson, located in Ladyville, will reopen August 15, that will actually mark the beginning of international tourism in the country, according to Lonely Planet.

"The decision was not easy. In our region the number of cases of infection with the novel coronavirus continues to grow. In the U.S., our largest source of tourists, the number of States where recorded a significant jump in the figures for COVID-19, is worrying, ' said barrow. – Moreover, Florida will probably be the new American epicenter, and California and Texas, which also has direct flights to Belize are among those where a resurgence of virus."

In Guatemala, more than 220 physicians contracted coronavirus

More than 220 doctors contracted coronavirus in Guatemala since mid-March, according to the newspaper Prensa Libre, with reference to the Deputy head of the Ministry of healthcare of Herman Schell.

"Since may 13, when he began the infection of coronavirus, was 225 cases among medical staff", - reports the edition.

The President of Guatemala switched to remote mode from COVID-19

The President of Guatemala Alejandro Giammattei said that decided to switch to remote mode after the disease of a new type of coronavirus was confirmed for 18 employees of the presidential Palace.

"I regret to inform you that 18 people who work in the presidential Palace, was tested positive for COVID-19, I ordered a sanitary treatment areas and isolate the staff. Vice-President (Guillermo Castillo Reyes - ed.) and I'll work remotely," the statements Giammattei on Twitter.