Venezuela detects 13 new community infections and 93 imported infections to increase the number of COVID-19 cases to 2,738
In the last 24 hours, 93 new imported contagions of COVID-19 and 13 of community transmission have been detected to add up to 2,738, announced the executive Vice-president of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, through a telephone contact with Venezolana de Televisión.
“Eight of the community cases were held in the focus we have in the state of Zulia, 4 in the Capital District and 1 in Miranda, which were detected by the expanded and personalized screening carried out in the national territory home by home”, he highlighted.
Rodríguez specified that of the new imported cases, 89 are from Colombia, 2 from Brazil, 1 from Ecuador and 1 corresponds to a contact with an international traveler.
Similarly, the Vice-president of the Republic stressed that the Venezuelan population must remain vigilant with imported cases, since they represent the majority of those infected in the nation.
“In total we have 2,738 cases, but 80% are imported, of which 1,490 come from Colombia and 195 from Brazil and the rest of the infections are divided into different countries”, The Vice-president indicated in the daily part of the Presidential Commission for the attention of COVID-19.
The Bolivarian nation continues to comply with the social and collective quarantine, a preventive measure instructed by President Nicolás Maduro.