Daily Covid-19 report: 5,124 new cases, 40 deaths and MRI positivity reaches 19.05%

The Ministry of Health (Minsal) published on Monday morning the daily report on the situation of the pandemic in the country. The ministry reported that there were 5,124 new cases of Covid-19 and 40 deaths in the last 24 hours. On the other hand, positivity in the Metropolitan Region reached 19.05%.
New confirmed cases nationwide showed a reduction of 2% in the last week, while in the last 14 days there is a variation of 25%. Meanwhile, seven regions decreased their confirmed cases in the last week.
Of the 5,124 new cases of Covid-19, 2,515 correspond to symptomatic people and 466 do not have symptoms. In addition, there were 2,143 positive PCR tests that were not reported.
The total number of people who have been diagnosed with Covid-19 in the country reaches 4,799,221. Of this total, 20,108 patients are in the active stage, considering an isolation of five days from the onset of symptoms or from the taking of the test, according to the criteria of the Opening phase. Recovered cases are 4,704,765.
As for the deaths, according to the information provided by the DEIS, in the last 24 hours 40 deaths were registered due to causes associated with Covid-19. The total number of deaths is 61,853 in the country.
Regarding the Laboratory Network and diagnostic capacity, yesterday the results of 27,039 PCR tests and antigen tests were reported, reaching to date a total of 46,361,048 analyzed nationwide. The positivity for the last 24 hours at the country level is 16.86% and in the Metropolitan Region it is 19.05%.
To date, 117 people are hospitalized in Intensive Care Units, of which 71 are on mechanical ventilation support. With regard to the Integrated Health Network, there is a total of 273 critical beds available for the patient who requires it, regardless of the region where they are.

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