Chile has already overtaken Spain in the number of infections due to the COVID 19 pandemic after another 4,600 cases were registered on the last day, while the number of deaths has already exceeded the 4,500 threshold.
As reported on Monday by the State Secretary of Health Networks of the Ministry of Health, Arturo Zúñiga, there were 4,608 new cases of COVID-19, including 399 asymptomatic, on Sunday. Chile has already registered 246,963 infections, a number higher than the 246,272 that Spain has, which puts it in seventh place worldwide.
On the other hand, another 23 deaths were recorded on the last day, bringing the death toll to 4,502, although health authorities have made it clear that the number will increase as of Wednesday due to the increasing number of deaths reported. in the country.
In addition, 2,014 people are admitted to the intensive care unit, 1,726 of whom are mechanically ventilated and 403 are in critical condition. There are 284 respirators available for COVID-19 patients in the country.