Cuba Reports Lowest Number of COVID-19 Cases since March 22

Only six patients were reported infected with coronavirus during the last 24 hours

Radio Havana Cuba

No COVID-19 cases were reported in Sancti Spiritus on May 12th. (Photo: Vicente Brito / Escambray).

The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported that there were 6 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 1,783 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 — unfortunately, one patient died from the coronavirus.  There is a total of 79 who have died from COVID-19 in Cuba.

To date, 1,326 patients have recovered — with an additional 49 released from hospitals during the day on Tuesday.

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