Havana, June 17 (RHC)-- The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported that there were 7 new cases detected of COVID-19, for an total of 2,280 positive cases across the island.
During his daily press briefing held Wednesday morning, Dr. Duran said that over the past 24 hours -- up to 12 midnight Tuesday night -- fortunately, no patients died from the coronavirus. This is the seventh consecutive day that there have been no deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 84 patients have died in Cuba over the past several months.
To date, 1,999 patients have recovered -- with 5 patients released from hospitalization during the day on Tuesday.