Venezuela Reports 2 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases and 2 New Deaths – Total 146 Infected and 5 Deaths

April 2nd, 2020.- Venezuean vice president, Delcy Rodríguez, reported 2 new cases of Covid-19 coronavirus and two new deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 146. She reported that the two new cases are from the Trujillo state: this is a male patient of 64 years old, who died this Wednesday. He was infected by his son -the second case of Trujillo- who came from Ecuador and Peru. The country has 146 coronavirus cases, 5 deceased and 29 percent recovered.

The deceased patient in Trujillo had several underlying diseases, including an obstructive bronchopulmonary disease that forced him to be hospitalized every 3 months; He was also hypertensive, diabetic and a smoker. He reported symptoms on March 22. 4 days earlier, he answered the Patria system survey on Covid-19 and there were no symptoms. He decided to go to a hospital on March 30 in Trujillo, passing away on Wednesday April 1st.

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The other patient died this Thursday afternoon, and was one of the first cases to be found in intensive care at a private clinic in the east of Caracas, a 63-year-old male patient.

This raises the number of deceased to five. 29 percent of the sick have recovered, and there are 5 in intensive care .

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Rodríguez urged that today, more than ever, it is very important to keep the quarantine to achieve victory against the Covid-19 coronavirus. Only people working in priority sectors should leave their houses.

She also reported that 16,883,150 people have filled out the Sistema Patria survey on the Covid-19. Of these, 111,230 have been marked for home visits and 74,031 have already been visited. 6,176 have had flu-like symptoms and are undergoing additional tests.

Source URL: Alba Ciudad

Translated by JRE/EF

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