COVID-19 cases rise to 1,370 in Venezuela
COVID-19 cases in Venezuela rose to 1,370, reported Sectorial Vice-president of Communication, Culture and Tourism Jorge Rodriguez.
Rodríguez explained that in the last 24 hours, 43 new cases were registered, out of which 25 are community transmissions and 2 are imported cases (Colombia), 15 Venezuelans who returned from Colombia and 1 from Brazil.
According to COVID-19 figures in Venezuela, out of these 1,370 cases, 302 patients have recovered, 617 remain in hospitals, 420 in Comprehensive Diagnosis Centers, 17 in private clinics and 14 people have died.
Rodríguez explained that out of the total 18 imported cases, 15 come from Colombia: 11 arrived in Tachira, 1 in Apure and 3 in Zulia.
He also reported that 961,899 tests have been done, representing 32,063 tests per 1 million population.
Communications Vice-president Jorge Rodríguez said that so far 52,030 Venezuelans have returned home: 300 through La Guaira state; 5,709 through Zulia state; 31,242 through Tachira state; 12,368 through Apure state; 117 through Amazonas state and 2,204 through Bolivar state.