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The capitals of Honduras are falling back in phase due to the increase in COVID-19 cases

June 29, 2020

The capitals of Honduras, Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula, have declined to phase zero due to the increasing spread of the new corona virus in a pandemic that currently spans more than 18,000 cases in the Central American country.

The local authorities of San Pedro Sula and the central district have asked for this setback, which implies the closure of some of the shops that are already open, which are not considered to be major and major restrictions on mobility.

The Honduran Ministry of Health reported 18,082 cases of COVID-19 nationwide, 1,075 more than the previous day. The department of Cortés, whose capital is San Pedro Sula, has registered the most cases in the last 24 hours, with at least 465, reports the newspaper ‘La Prensa’.

The capitals of Honduras are falling back in phase due to the increase in COVID-19 casesThe capitals of Honduras are falling back in phase due to the increase in COVID-19 cases

The authorities have not updated the death toll on Sunday, which remains at 479, despite reporting 19 suspected deaths pending laboratory results. In addition, around 1,200 people remain in the hospital, 57 of them in intensive care units.