Venezuela registers 133 new COVID-19 infections and totals 1,952 cases - MPPRE

Venezuela registers 133 new COVID-19 infections and totals 1,952 cases

Thanks to the Expanded and Personalized Screening (DAPE), implemented by the Head of State, Nicolás Maduro, 133 new infections by COVID-19 have been detected in the last 24 hours, rising the total number of cases to 1,952, as reported by the Executive Vice-president of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez.

During a telephone contact with the Venezolana de Television (VTV) channel, Rodríguez explained that of these new cases, 47 are by community transmission, 50 cases from Colombia, 10 from Brazil, 1 from Peru and 25 are from contacts with international travelers.

“78% of the cases are imported, beware Venezuela. We must be attentive to what happens on the borders because Colombia is the main threat to our country”, she warned.

Likewise, the Executive Vice-president reported the unfortunate news of 2 new deceased in the homeland, which are two men of 58 and 54 years, infected in the focus of the flea market, in the state of Zulia.

“The virus in the Zulia state is behaving in a very atypical way according to the behavior we have of the virus at a national level, because the people infected there arrive at the centers already in a very complicated health condition”, she said.

The Bolivarian Government, during the social and collective quarantine, has improved the ability to assess, track, isolate and take care of patients, with the aim of reducing the proliferation of the virus.