Cuba reports two new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours
Havana, July 16, 2020 -- The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported that there were two new cases detected of COVID-19, for a total of 2,440 positive cases across the island.
During his daily press briefing held Thursday morning, Dr. Duran said that over the past 24 hours -- up until 12 midnight Wednesday night -- fortunately, no patients died from the coronavirus. A total of 87 patients have died in Cuba over the past several months.
To date, 2,285 patients have recovered -- with eight patients released from hospitalization during the day on Wednesday.