The official figures detail that Zulia continues to lead the list of new infections in Venezuela, adding 42 on the day. There are currently 2,298 active covid-19 cases, of which 1,755 are in home isolation
Vice President Delcy Rodríguez published in her social networks the health statistics corresponding to the behavior of covid-19 in Venezuela during the day of Tuesday, July 5, in which 167 new cases of the disease were detected, of which three come from abroad.
The citizens with the disease, from Cuba (2) and Panama (1), were detected by the health authorities at the Simón Bolívar International Airport in Maiquetíoa.
On the other hand, the 164 new community covid-19 patients were detected in 14 of 24 entities in the country, with Zulia being the one that reported the most cases in the last 24 hours with 42; by registering 20 cases in the Maracaibo municipality; 14 in San Francisco; Lagunillas added 6; while Cabimas and Francisco Javier Pulgar detected one in each jurisdiction.
Zulia state is followed by Yaracuy (36), Lara (17), Capital District -Caracas- (13), Bolívar (12), Miranda (11), Carabobo (9), Mérida (8), Barinas (7), Trujillo (5), Sucre (1), Aragua (1), Táchira (1) and Guárico (1).
The states of Falcón, Apure, Portuguesa, Cojedes, Vargas (La Guaira), Amazonas, Anzoátegui, Monagas, Delta Amacuro and Nueva Esparta were left out.
The official number of covid-19 cases, which Venezuela reports daily, rose 842 days after the start of the pandemic in the country to 527,241 with a recovery rate of 99%, which to date are 519,206 people who have passed the illness.
Currently there are 2,298 active cases in the country, of which 265 are treated in the public network of hospitals; 183 in the Comprehensive Diagnostic Centers (CDI); 95 in private clinics and 1,755 people in home isolation or “supervised community care”.
According to statistics presented by Vice President Delcy Rodríguez, a 72-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman, both from Miranda state, died as a result of covid-19. In this sense, the total number of deaths amounted to 5,737.