The Ministry of Health (Minsal) published the daily report on the situation of the pandemic in the country on Thursday morning. The portfolio reported that there were 8,341 new Covid-19 infections and 70 deaths from causes associated with the disease in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, active cases reached 27,999.
Of the total new cases of Covid-19, 4,492 correspond to symptomatic people and 1,793 do not present symptoms. In addition, 2,056 Positive PCR tests were registered that were not notified.
The variation of new confirmed cases at the national level is -17% and -18% for the comparison of seven and 14 days, respectively. Meanwhile, fourteen regions have decreased their cases in the last seven days and ten have done so in the last two weeks.
The total number of people who have been diagnosed with Covid-19 in the country reaches 4,161,478. Of this total, 27,999 patients are in the active stage. The recovered cases are 4,069,801.
Regarding deaths, according to the information provided by the DEIS, in the last 24 hours there were 70 deaths from causes associated with Covid-19. The total number of deaths amounts to 59,216 in the country.
Regarding the Laboratory Network and diagnostic capacity, the results of 57,181 PCR tests and antigen tests were reported yesterday, reaching a total of 41,539,472 analyzed nationwide to date. The positivity for the last 24 hours at the country level is 14.01% and in the Metropolitan Region it is 10.91%.
To date, 174 people are hospitalized in Intensive Care Units, of which 100 are supported by mechanical ventilation. In relation to the Integrated Health Network, there are a total of 288 critical beds available for the patient who requires it, regardless of the region where they are located.