- Published: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 11:45
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Havana, May 20.- The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported that there were 13 new cases of COVID-19, for an total of 1,900 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 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. (RHC)