COVID: This Sunday Venezuela reports 574 infections and a recovery rate of 94%

This Sunday, the Executive Vice President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, reported that «In the last 24 hours, 550 cases of community transmission and 24 positive cases of imported origin have been detected.» In this sense, she also highlighted that 94% of patients have recovered from the pandemic.

Likewise, Rodríguez stated that “The entity with the highest number of affections is Caracas, with 96 cases, followed by Carabobo (83), Nueva Esparta (59), La Guaira (58), Miranda (46), Sucre (27), Portuguesa ( 24), Yaracuy (23), Zulia (23), Monagas (23), Anzoátegui (16), Aragua (14), Falcón (14), Lara (8), Los Roques (8), Cojedes (7), Guárico (7), Táchira (6), Apure (4), Barinas (4)”. In addition, she detailed 56 cases belong to the Brazilian variant.

Consequently, the Executive Vice President alerted the Venezuelan population that biosafety measures must be taken to the extreme, given the new strain that, according to studies by specialists in the city of Manaus, Brazil, can be up to twice as transmissible.

«The variant is causing reinfections because it does not recognize the antibodies of people who have already been infected,» she warned.

Likewise, she asserted that there have been seven new deaths in Venezuela, in the last 24 hours, as a result of the Brazilian variant of COVID-19 «P.1», as reported this Sunday the Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez.

The deaths were located in the Capital District (3), Miranda (2), Falcón (1) and Apure (1), Rodríguez detailed, while extending her condolences to the relatives of these victims who lost the battle against the respiratory infection.

Likewise, she urged the authorities of Carabobo state to reinforce biosecurity measures at the international airport of that entity, since of the new 24 imported cases, 23 were detected in this area, 14 arriving from Panama, 8 from Mexico, and 1 from Dominican Republic, for which she demanded to carry out molecular tests and respect the sanitary protocols established in all international terminals to prevent the entry of infected people into the country.