Bolivia has approached 70,000 coronavirus infections with 1,148 cases daily this Sunday and continues to lead the La Paz department in terms of new positive results.
The Bolivian Ministry of Health has confirmed a total of 69,429 COVID-19 cases and 2,583 deaths in the country since the pandemic began, 48 more on the last day. Most of those who died that Saturday were registered in Santa Cruz (20) and Cochabamba (12).
La Paz has 409 other infections; followed by Santa Cruz, who added 234 on the last day; and Tarija with 225. Overall, Santa Cruz is the most affected department with 32,372 positives. followed by La Paz at 13,780; and Cochabamba with 7,544.
The Bolivian authorities have indicated that 21,169 patients have recovered and been discharged, so the number of active cases in the country is 45,677.