This Wednesday, 297 days after the start of the pandemic in Venezuela, the Minister for Communication and Information, Freddy Ñáñez, reported through his account on the Twitter social network that, during the last 24 hours, the country registered 246 new infections by Covid-19, all of community transmission.
Likewise, he highlighted that the community cases are distributed by region as follows: Capital District 83, Miranda 49, Zulia 29, Mérida 18, Trujillo 15, Carabobo 11, Aragua 8, Yaracuy 7, Anzoátegui 7, La Guaira 7, Barinas 3, Nueva Esparta 3, Lara 2, Portuguesa 2, Apure 1, Monagas 1.
He also indicated the Capital District is the entity with the highest number of infections in 21 of its Parishes: Santa Teresa 12, El Recreo 9, Santa Rosalía 9, Sucre 9, El Paraíso 7, San Agustín 5, Altagracia 4, Coche 3, El Valle 3, La Candelaria 3, among others.
“Until today 114,908 cases have been confirmed, 108,966 people have been recovered, which represents 95% of infections. We have 4,895 active cases, 4,568 are being treated within the public health system, 5 in private clinics and 322 in home isolation”, stressed Ñáñez on Twitter.
On the other hand, he reported that 2,784 patients are asymptomatic, 1,744 with mild Acute Respiratory Failure, 284 with Moderate Acute Respiratory Failure and 83 are in intensive care units.
Finally, Freddy Ñáñez added that, unfortunately, 5 new deaths are reported: “A 80-year-old man from the Capital District, a 57-year-old man from Miranda, a 57-year-old man from Lara, a 52-year-old man from Trujillo and a 67-year-old man from Zulia. Condolences to their families and loved ones,” said the Minister.
Up to date, 2,430,062 tests have been carried out, which represents 81,002 tests per million inhabitants.