Undersecretary of Public Health Paula Daza reported that 1658 new positive cases of covid-19 were recorded in the last 24 hours (Until 21:00 on Monday). This is the biggest daily spread since the pandemic began.
Of that total, 1479 are people with symptoms and 179 asymptomatic. With this update, the total number of spreads is 31,721 since the start of the pandemic.
The authority also reported that until 9 p.m. on Monday, 12 new deaths were recorded, bringing the national total to 335.
The balance sheet also reported that 14,125 people have already recovered from the coronavirus.
On the other hand, the undersecretary of Assistance Networks, Arturo Zúñiga reported that in the last 24 hours 9,283 PCR tests were carried out, and the availability of mechanical fans is 582.
«We have made transfers and brought mechanical fans to the country. We’re still getting ready,» Zúñiga said.
In addition, Health Minister Jaime Mañalich again called on citizens to make an effort and comply with health measures to contain the pandemic. «Without the efforts of all citizens, there is no health system that can tolerate extreme demand.»
«This is not the job of health workers and nurses celebrating their day, it is everyone’s job to maintain preventive measures, to respect quarantines to win this battle against this global pandemic,» he added.