COVID-19: Minasa reports 962 positive cases and 13 deaths in last 24 hours

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COVID-19: Minasa reported 962 positive cases and 13 deaths in the last 24 hours. (Photo: Minasa)

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that on 19 November, K 962 positive cases COVID-19 and 13 deaths from the new coronavirus, In addition, during last friday’s record found 962 people are infected with the new coronavirus.

According Minsa Report, samples were processed 19 million 894,374 people tested positive for COVID-19, whose results showed 2 million 222,879 confirmed positive cases and 17 million 671,495 negative results.

Similarly, during 19th November, the results of Samples of 48,171 people were taken, of which 962 were confirmed symptomatic cases For COVID-19 that day.

In the report, Minasa confirms that the results have been partially recorded out of 1725 confirmed cases by COVID-19 of the last seven days.

It is important to mention that the rate of positivity has seen an increase as compared to the previous weeks. Last weeks range was between 300 to 500 positives, currently this range has increased from 700 to 1000 new positives per day.

Hospitalized and discharged patients

On the other hand, Minasa pointed out that to this day there are There are 3,244 patients hospitalized for the new coronavirus, of whom 897 are in critical condition. being inside the intensive care unit (FIA) with mechanical ventilation.

Out of the total confirmed cases till the last report, it is known that 2 million 203,028 people were discharged Completed their period of home isolation from a health facility or to prevent the spread of disease and to recover from it.

These data have been updated in the Peruvian Better Health Unit’s registration system.

Minsa, through its statement, regrets informing that, till date, 200,833 civilians have died in the country due to COVID-19, and expresses its heartfelt condolences to the family members in this time of sorrow.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the government recommends wearing a mask and washing hands frequently at a distance of at least one meter from any other person.

The COVID-19 Situation Room in Peru until 19 November.  (Photo: Minasa)
The COVID-19 Situation Room in Peru until 19 November. (Photo: Minasa)

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According to Minasa’s report and information shared on its website, it is clear that in Lima The increase in cases is concentrated in the area of Lima North and Lima Center, The districts with the highest number of positive cases are: San Martín de Porres, Los Olivos, Comas, Lima Cercado, San Juan de Lurigancho and Magdalena del Mar.

The number of deaths in the country has remained stable and the average is around 10 deaths from COVID-19.

Even with these figures, it would be premature to talk about a third wave; However, it is important to make contingency plans so that these figures do not go up.

These figures are higher than the previous figures They occur 15 to 20 days after Halloween celebrations, the date on which many meetings and parties were held amid the pandemic.

For ‘undesirable’ on civilian death

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) refused to impose ‘civilian death’ for those who do not get vaccinated against COVID-19. He mentioned this through a statement where he highlighted that “This is not the proposal of Minister Hernando Sevalos”, Furthermore, he reiterated that health is “everybody’s right” and urged citizens to respect the rules and avoid the third wave and its consequences.

However, the restrictive measures will apply to those who do not have two doses of the vaccine against the new coronavirus.

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