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Peru detects another 3,500 cases of coronavirus and highlights the “downward trend” of infections

July 8, 2020

The Peruvian Ministry of Health has confirmed another 3,500 additional cases of coronavirus this Tuesday, while portfolio manager Víctor Zamora has claimed that despite the reopening of the Andean country, the “downward trend” of cases has not been affected.

In particular, the Peruvian health authorities have confirmed 3,575 new positive results for COVID-19, bringing the country’s total to 309,278 infections. In addition, after the 180 newly registered deaths in Peru, a total of 10,952 people have died from the effects of the disease.

By region, Lima continues to top the most affected people in Peru as it accumulates 168,366 cases. Callao stands behind her with 18,510; Piura, who accounted for 18,028; Lambayeque, 14,454; and finally La Libertad with 11,171.

Peru detects another 3,500 cases of coronavirus and highlights the “downward trend” of infectionsPeru detects another 3,500 cases of coronavirus and highlights the “downward trend” of infections

In this regard, the Peruvian Ministry of Health highlighted that 3,319 people have recovered in the last 24 hours, so the number of people who managed to overcome the disease rose to 200,938. 11,646 remain in the hospital, 1,265 in intensive care units with mechanical ventilation.