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Cubans pray to Virgin of Regla for end of pandemic amid virus spike

Cubans pray to Virgin of Regla for end of pandemic amid virus spike

Cubans pray to the Virgin of Regla for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic, as cases and deaths skyrocket in the Caribbean country. On September 7 each year, many Cubans pray to the Virgin of Regla, which is syncretised with the Orisha (spirit) Yemaya in Santeria, an African diasporic religion that developed in Cuba.