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Chile confirms nearly 2,000 new cases and now exceeds 9,500 coronavirus deaths

August 1, 2020

The Chilean Ministry of Health reported on Saturday that there have been a total of 357,658 coronavirus cases and a total of 9,533 deaths in the Latin American country since the pandemic began.

According to the official report, there have been 1,979 new cases and 76 more deaths from the virus in the past 24 hours.

1,426 of the new infections showed symptoms and 440 remained without them, while another 113 cases were not reported.

Chile confirms nearly 2,000 new cases and now exceeds 9,500 coronavirus deathsChile confirms nearly 2,000 new cases and now exceeds 9,500 coronavirus deaths

The ministry reported that 24,398 COVID-19 screening tests had been performed in the last 24 hours to add 1,648,390 tests since the search started last March.