Minsal reports more than 12 thousand new cases of covid-19

The Ministry of Health (Minsal) reported today more than 12 thousand new cases of covid-19. Similarly, the regions with the highest positivity in the last week are Valparaíso, O´Higgins, Metropolitana and Coquimbo.

More than 12 thousand cases

Specifically, 12,111 cases were registered, with a positivity of 14.44% in the last 24 hours at the national level, with 87,467 exams, PCR and antigen tests. Daily positivity in the Metropolitan Region is 16.17%.

The variation of new confirmed cases at the national level is 14% and 44% for the comparison of seven and 14 days, respectively. While, a single region decreases its cases in the last seven days and none does so in the last two weeks.

According to sample collection, the regions with the highest positivity in the last week are Valparaíso, O´Higgins, Metropolitana and Coquimbo.

While, The Atacama region has the highest current incidence rate per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by the Valparaíso, Coquimbo, and Metropolitan regions.

deaths

According to today’s report, of the 12,111 new cases of covid-19, 6,436 correspond to symptomatic people and 1,886 do not present symptoms. In addition, 3,789 Positive PCR tests were registered that were not notified.

Regarding the deaths, according to the information provided by the DEIS, in the last 24 hours there were 23 deaths from causes associated with covid-19. The total number of deceased amounts to 58,194 in the country.

To the date, 161 people are hospitalized in Intensive Care Units, of which 100 are supported by mechanical ventilation. Regarding the Integrated Health Network, there are a total of 263 critical beds available for the patient who requires it, regardless of the region where you are.

Regarding the Sanitary Residences, the Government has 28 accommodation facilities, with a total of 2,262 beds. The actual occupancy at the national level is 51%, leaving a total of 869 beds available for use.






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