Havana, Cuba.- The National Director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported that there were eight new cases detected of COVID-19, for a total of 2,380 positive cases across the island.

During his daily press briefing held Monday morning, Dr. Duran said that over the past 24 hours — up until 12 midnight Sunday night — fortunately, no patients died from the coronavirus. This is the ninth consecutive day that there have been no deaths from COVID-19. A total of 86 patients have died in Cuba over the past several months.

To date, 2,234 patients have recovered — with five patients released from hospitalization during the day on Sunday.