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Chile records 649 deaths, the highest number of victims in a single day after the calculations have been corrected

June 8, 2020

The Chilean Ministry of Health reported on Sunday that 649 deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours. This is the highest number of deaths in a single day since the COVID-19 pandemic started in the country. after the authorities confirmed an adjustment in the death toll.

“We are introducing a methodological change in the way we count or report people who have died and who may be associated with COVID-19 infection,” said Health Minister Jaime Mañalich.

From La Moneda, Mañalich said that after reviewing “all databases” and according to the definitions of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), “if possible, an additional number of 653 deaths related to COVID-19 were assigned Deaths. “

Chile records 649 deaths, the highest number of victims in a single day after the calculations have been correctedChile records 649 deaths, the highest number of victims in a single day after the calculations have been corrected

In Chile, 2,290 people died from the new coronavirus disease, while the total number of cases is 134,150 after the last 6,405 have been confirmed.