The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported that there were 40 new cases of COVID-19, for an total of 2,173 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 seventh consecutive day — one week now — 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, 1,855 patients have recovered — with 7 patients released from hospitalization during the day on Friday.
Edited by Ed Newman
Taken from Radio Habana Cuba