On Monday, Venezuela Reports 1,483 New COVID-19 Cases & 15 Deaths

Venezuelan Minister for Communication and Information Freddy Ñáñez reported this Monday, June 7 that in the past 24 hours 1,483 new COVID-19 cases had been recorded in Venezuela, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 243,621.

In the course of the daily reprt offered by President Maduro’s administration, the senior official, through his Twitter account @luchaalmada, revealed that 222,788 (92%) patients have recovered, while 8,675 patients are asymptomatic, 7,131 demonstrate mild acute respiratory failure, one thousand have moderate acute respiratory failure, and 293 patients are in Intensive Care Units.

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Next, the minister highlighted that Venezuela has 17,099 active cases, with 16,529 are being treated in Hospitals, 4,941 in public hospitals, and 570 in private hospitals.

Regarding the cases of community transmission, Freddy Ñáñez announced the states where cases were detected and the number of infections in the last 24 hours, including Zulia (293), Miranda (153), Lara (134), Yaraacuy (124), Falcon (124), Apure (110), Trujillo (79), La Guaira (77), Caracas (74), Bolivar (67), Carabobo (60), Sucre (50), Tachira (47), Aragua (39), Barinas (22), Guarico (10), Nueva Esparta and Anzoategui (5), Monagas (4), Delta Amacuro (3), Portuguesa (2), and Merida (1).

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Likewise, he announced the regrettable deaths of 15 new victims of the disease, including four in Aragua (women of 47, 52, 65, and 77 years of age), one in Apure (male, 86 years old), one in Lara (a woman, 62 years old), one in Sucre (female, 57 years old), and three men in Caracas (76, 80, and 83 years old).

To conclude, the minister reminded the population about the beginning of the flexible week within the 7+7 reopening scheme, but reiterated the great importance of complying with all social distancing and biosafety protocols.

 

Featured image: Venezuelan senior citizens waiting to be vaccinated in the unprecedented vaccination campaign launched by President Maduro, despite the US and European blockade. Photographer: Manaure Quintero/Bloomberg.

(Special for Orinoco Tribune) by Jesus Rodriguez-Espinoza

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Jesus Rodriguez-Espinoza is an expert in international relations, Venezuelan politics and communication. He served for several years as Consul General of Venezuela in Chicago (United States) and prior to that he was part of the foundational editorial team of the website Aporrea.org. He is the founder and editor of the Venezuelan progressive website Orinoco Tribune.

Jesus Rodriguez-Espinoza

Jesus Rodriguez-Espinoza is an expert in international relations, Venezuelan politics and communication. He served for several years as Consul General of Venezuela in Chicago (United States) and prior to that he was part of the foundational editorial team of the website Aporrea.org. He is the founder and editor of the Venezuelan progressive website Orinoco Tribune.