COVID: Venezuela registered 1,010 new cases this Tuesday

A total of 1,010 new infections of COVID-19, with 958 being community transmissions and another 52 imported, were detected in the last 24 hours by the Venezuelan health authorities, to increase up to date the total of patients who have tested positive for 68,453, of which 57,774 recovered represent 84% above the active coronavirus cases.

The information was released on Tuesday by the Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, through a series of publications on her account on the Twitter social network @drodriven2, at the end of the daily meeting of the Presidential Commission for Control and the Prevention of COVID-19.

The senior official reported on statistical figures for the day:

Of 68,453 infections registered since March, 57,774 have fully recovered (84%).

Of 10,115 cases that are currently active, 4,662 are in Hospitals, 5,029 in CDI and 424 in private clinics.

The death toll rose to 564 in total, after registering nine (9) deaths this Tuesday:

2 men, 72 and 75 years old – Amazonas state

1 69-year-old woman and 1 43-year-old man – Miranda state

1 71 years old man and 1 48 years old woman -Apure state

1 man of 45 -Anzoátegui state

1 man of 67 -Guárico state

1 woman of 41 -Sucre state

Community cases:

Regarding community cases, the figures show new infections in the Capital District, the territorial entity with the highest number (237), presenting active cases in 21 of its 22 parishes. In the rest of the country, the states of Miranda (128), Nueva Esparta (127) and Apure (93) registered the largest number of the day, of the affected entities.

Imported cases:

The 52 cases of international contagion all come from Colombia, with patient admissions across the borders of Táchira (24), Zulia (18) and Apure states (10).

Of these 23 are women and 29 are men. No cases were detected by contacts with international travelers.

Regarding the rest of the world, the Executive Vice President highlighted the impact of COVID-19 with more than 31,748,000 global coronavirus cases, with reports in the last hours of serious outbreaks in several countries; and the fatal statistics of more than 974,000 deceased people.

She urged Venezuelan families to comply with biosecurity measures during this week of quarantine flexibilization in Venezuela, with the 7+7 formula that has given such favorable results compared to the rest of the countries. “Not only to take care of your life, but also that of yours. United and with the conscience that characterizes our people, we will defeat COVID-19 ”, she concluded.