The Ministry of Health (Minsal) published this Tuesday morning a new daily report on the situation of the pandemic in the country. The portfolio reported 4,326 new Covid-19 infections and nine deaths associated with the disease in the last 24 hours. In addition, active cases reached 40,449.
Of the total new cases, 2,863 correspond to symptomatic people and 519 do not present symptoms. In addition, 944 Positive PCR tests were recorded that were not reported.
The variation of new confirmed cases at the national level is 2% and 37% for the comparison of seven and 14 days, respectively. Meanwhile, three regions have decreased their cases in the last seven days and none has done so in the last two weeks.
The total number of people who have been diagnosed with Covid-19 in the country reaches 3,906,107. Of that total, 40,449 patients are in the active stage. The recovered cases are 3,804,914.
Regarding deaths, according to the information provided by the DEIS, in the last 24 hours, 9 deaths were registered due to causes associated with Covid-19. The total number of deaths amounts to 58,286 in the country.
Regarding the Laboratory Network and diagnostic capacity, the results of 27,935 PCR tests and antigen tests were reported yesterday, reaching a total of 39,955,672 analyzed nationwide to date. The positivity for the last 24 hours at the country level is 14.93% and in the Metropolitan Region it is 15.14%.
To date, 189 people are hospitalized in Intensive Care Units, of which 120 are supported by mechanical ventilation. In relation to the Integrated Health Network, there are a total of 279 critical beds available for the patient who requires it, regardless of the region where they are located.