Chile has added in the last 24 hours 4,600 other infections with COVID-19It stands at the gates before 260,000 cases and is the seventh largest affected country worldwide after Brazil and Peru and the third in Latin America.
According to Under-Secretary of State for Health Networks of the Ministry of Health, Arturo Zúñiga, there were 4,648 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, including 423 asymptomatic cases the total at 259,064, of which 34,834 are still active. Also, There were 172 deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 4,903.
Despite this data, Health Minister Enrique Paris spoke of a “slight improvement” and stressed that “there” a 14 percent reduction in confirmed cases nationwide. “Today we have more than 17,000 PCR tests and the positivity has also decreased,” he said, according to Agencia Uno.
Paris recalled that “they registered Sprouts in different parts of the world“Reason why he warned that” we cannot lower our arms and we will continue to work hard. “He also celebrated that there was a” mobility restriction “after yesterday’s decision to extend the quarantine to several other communities given the continued spread of the virus.
According to the Ministry of Health Currently, 2,078 people are admitted to the intensive care unitOf which 1,751 are ventilated mechanically and 427 are in critical condition, while 300 ventilators are still available in the country for COVID-19 patients.