Havana, June 7 (RHC)-- The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported that there were 18 new cases of COVID-19, for an total of 2,191 positive cases across the island.
During his daily press briefing held Sunday morning, Dr. Duran said that over the past 24 hours -- up to 12 midnight Saturday night -- fortunately, no patients died from the coronavirus. This is the eighth consecutive day that there have been no additional deaths from coronavirus on the island. A total of 83 patients have died from COVID-19 in Cuba over the past several months.
To date, 1,862 patients have recovered -- with 7 patients released from hospitalization during the day on Saturday.