Venezuela Reports 794 New COVID-19 Cases on Saturday

On Saturday, October 30, Venezuela recorded 794 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, of them, 792 were of community transmission and 2 were imported from Panama with entry through the state of La Guaira. This was reported by Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez.

Through her Twitter account, Rodríguez, the head of the Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19, reported that the community cases of the day were registered in 20 states: Carabobo (184), Lara (144), Yaracuy (101), Miranda (84), La Guaira (76), Caracas (64), Zulia (55), Trujillo (22), Sucre (15), Aragua (14), Barinas (9), Cojedes (7), Portuguesa (5), Monagas (4), Nueva Esparta (2), Apure (1), Bolívar (1), Táchira (1), Anzoátegui (1), and Guárico (1).

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Vice President Rodríguez pointed out that the highest number of community cases were detected were detected in Carabobo state (184), with active infections in its 12 municipalities; followed by the states of Lara (144), Yaracuy (101) and Miranda (84).

Rodríguez also reported the lamentable death of 10 Venezuelans due to the disease: three women of 81, 70 and 64 years and one man of 42 years in Caracas; three men aged 71, 56 and 84 years in Anzoátegui; two men aged 71 and 50 in Miranda and one 79-year-old man in Portuguesa.

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She further informed that since the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Venezuela, a total of 406,239 infections have been recorded, of which 389,338 patients have recovered, corresponding to a recovery rate of 95%. She also noted that there are currently 12,017 active cases, and the death toll stands at 4,884 during the whole pandemic.

“Thanks to the efforts of the Venezuelan government of President Nicolás Maduro, in Venezuela we are advancing with the mass immunization plan against COVID-19,” stressed Vice President Rodríguez. “We reiterate the importance of getting vaccinated and continuing to comply with biosecurity measures.”

 

Featured image: A PCR test for COVID-19 being done on a person. File photo.

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Translation: Orinoco Tribune

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