Bolivia reached a new record of Covid-19 infections in a single day this Saturday, reporting 913 new cases, reaching 17,842 positive cases, de facto government authorities reported.
According to the Bolivian Ministry of Health, the nine departments of the country registered cases, and in Santa Cruz alone, the figure of 618 positives was reached, for a total of 11,154 confirmed cases.
Meanwhile, Cochabamba reported 96 new positives, La Paz 81, Pando 29, Tarija 25, Potosí 21, Beni 17, Chuquisaca 15 and Oruro 11.
#ReporteOficial | @MinSaludBolivia anuncia 913 nuevos casos positivos de #Coronavirus registrados hasta este sábado (13/06/20).
Existen 17.842 casos positivos, 2.768 recuperados y 585 decesos por #COVID19 en #Bolivia.#TeCuidoMeCuidas#AhoraDependeDeTi pic.twitter.com/CY2zHnF208
— Salud Bolivia (@MinSaludBolivia) June 14, 2020
Similarly, the number of fatalities increased in the country to record 26 new deaths, confirming a total of 585 deaths nationwide.
Meanwhile, the patients recovered from the coronavirus number 2,768. One thousand 311 suspected cases are recorded, and 28,227 negative tests are recorded.
Featured image: Several members of a family in a ceremony in the so-called “COVID-19 cemetery” in Trinidad, Bolivia. Jun 7, 2020. REUTERS / Carlos Vargas