Cuba reports 22 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours

Havana, May 16 (RHC)-- The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported that there were 22 new cases of COVID-19, for an total of 1,862 positive cases across the island.  

During his daily press briefing held Saturday morning, Dr. Duran said that over the past 24 hours -- up to 12 midnight Friday night -- fortunately, no patients died from the coronavirus.  This is the third 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, 1,460 patients have recovered -- with an additional 35 released from hospitals during the day on Friday.

Edited by Ed Newman



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