Havana, May 19 (RHC)-- The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported that there were 6 new cases of COVID-19, for an total of 1,887 positive cases across the island.
During his daily press briefing held Tuesday morning, Dr. Duran said that over the past 24 hours -- up to 12 midnight Monday night -- fortunately, no patients died from the coronavirus. This is the sixth consecutive day that there were no reported deaths of the coronavirus on the island. A total of 79 patients have died from COVID-19 in Cuba over the past several months.
To date, 1,583 patients have recovered -- with an additional 33 released from hospitals during the day on Monday.