Venezuela confirmed this Tuesday a total of 820 new positive Covid-19 cases, bringing the total of those infected by the outbreak to 41,158, said the Executive Vice President, Delcy Rodríguez.
The Executive Vice President explained that 800 are cases of community transmission and 20 cases are imported, of which 19 entered through Colombia, and one through Brazil.
Miranda state is the entity with the most infections, with 173 confirmed cases, followed by the Capital District (154), Aragua (117), La Guaira (68), Amazonas (70), Carabobo (59), Guárico (16), Bolívar (16), Sucre (15), Mérida (15), Nueva Esparta (8), Falcón (6) and Apure (1).
Moreover, in the Capital District were registered 154 cases in the 22 parishes: El Valle (36), Santa Rosalía (17), Antímano (15), Sucre -Catia- (13), El Paraíso (11), San Juan (10), Coche (7), La Vega (6), San Pedro (4), El Recreo (3), La Candelaria (3) and El Junquito (3).
The vice president also reported that Venezuela has 32,015 satisfactorily recovered patients, representing a recovery rate of 78%, leaving only 8,800 active cases throughout the national territory, which are being treated in hospitals (3,739), Integral Diagnostic Centers (4,872) and private clinics (189).
Similarly, she regretted six new deaths from the outbreak, three in Nueva Esparta state, one in Zulia, one in Sucre and one in the Capital District, thus reaching 343 deaths by Covid-19.
Rodríguez made reference to the world situation in the face of the coronavirus, highlighting that “Brazil, Peru and Colombia are the epicenter of the pandemic in Latin America, and are our neighbors”, which makes Venezuela face the epidemiological stalking of these countries.
She reminded the Venezuelan population to go to care centers if they have any symptoms that coincide with those of the virus, given its high degree of contagion and lethality, she added “If we can catch cases early we can have a better evolution of it, and better treatment”.
“It is the call to individual and collective conscience, to responsibility and discipline in this week of flexibility,” emphasized the vice president.