Cuban official media reported Wednesday night that three Italian tourists are the first confirmed cases of the coronavirus on the Caribbean island.
According to a statement by the Ministry of Health, the tourists arrived in Cuba on March 9 and were staying at a hostel in Trinidad, a city east of Havana. A fourth Italian traveler was tested but the results were negative.
They were all in isolation at the Pedro Kourí Tropical Medicine Institute in Havana, where the tests were carried out.
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