Venezuela Reports 456 New COVID-19 Cases and Seven Deaths on Friday

On Friday, February 5, Venezuela reported in the last 24 hours, 456 new Covid-19 infections, 449 of community transmission and 7 imported cases, this was announced this Friday by Minister for Communications, Freddy Ñáñez, through his Twitter account.

In one of his messages, he reported that “the community cases are located in the states: Zulia 120, Lara 79, Caracas 76, Miranda 62, Yaracuy 39, Táchira 22, Carabobo 20, La Guaira 13, Bolívar 13, Falcón 3, Monagas 1, Portuguese 1.”

He stressed that Zulia is the entity that registers the highest number of infections in 12 of its municipalities. “In Maracaibo, 60 cases are reported, Jesús Enrique Lossada 18, San Francisco 14, Cabimas 9, Lagunillas 7, Mara 3, Baralt 2, Valmore Rodríguez 2, Catatumbo 2, La Cañada de Urdaneta 1, Machiques de Perijá 1 and Simón Bolívar 1,” highlighted Ñáñez.

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Likewise, the minister pointed out that out of 7 imported cases, 3 come from Mexico, 2 from Panama, 1 from Spain and 1 from Bolivia, all with entry through the state of La Guaira.

“We have 129,231 confirmed cases, 121,094 people recovered, which represents 94% of infections. We have 6,914 active cases, 6,745 are being treated in the public health system and 169 in private clinics,” he explained.

He explained of the active cases, 3,398 patients are asymptomatic, 3,142 with mild Acute Respiratory Failure, 277 with Moderate Acute Respiratory Failure and 97 are in intensive care units.

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“Unfortunately we reported 7 deaths: 1 woman of 42 and 1 man of 74 years in Aragu statea, 2 men of 97 and 67 years in Lara, 1 woman of 87 in Sucre state, 1 man of 74 years in Yaracuy state, 1 woman of 70 years in Zulia state. Condolences to their relatives and loved ones,” Ñáñez said.

The head of the communication portfolio emphasized that since the pandemic began in the country, more than 2.7 million tests have been carried out, which represents 90,253 tests per million inhabitants.

 

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(Ultimas Noticias)

Translation: Orinoco Tribune

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