418 new cases of covid-19 confirmed; 140 were in Zulia

In the country, until this Saturday 21-N, 99,435 cases have been detected. The national government reported 3 deaths, for a total of 869.

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Agencies

10:34 PM / 21/11/2020

Zulia once again topped the list of entities with the most covid-19 infections. This Saturday, November 21, the 251st day of the pandemic, 418 new cases were reported, of which 140 were confirmed in this region.

The Presidential Commission for the Prevention of covid-19 reported that the country registered 363 cases of community transmission and 55 of the so-called imported ones.

The community cases are distributed as follows: Zulia 140, Capital District 65, Lara 38, Bolívar 30, Táchira 22, Miranda 17, Mérida 16, La Guaira 13, Aragua 12, Nueva Esparta 6, Anzoátegui 3, Trujillo 1.

Minister Freddy Ñáñez, from the Communication office, specified on Instagram: “Zulia is today the entity with the highest number of infections in the municipalities: Maracaibo 78, San Francisco 21, Machiques de Perijá 14, Jesús Enrique Lossada 11, Santa Rita 4, Cabimas 3, Mara 3, Lagunillas 2, Simón Bolívar 1, Guajira 1, Rosario de Perijá 1, Sucre 1 “.

Of the 55 “imported” cases, 53 come from Colombia, 52 of them entering through Táchira and one through Zulia. The remaining 2 come from Brazil, with entry through the state of Bolívar.

According to the statistics of the coronavirus in Venezuela, until this Saturday 99,435 cases have been confirmed, “94,355 people have been recovered, which represents 95% of the infections. We have 4,211 active cases, 4,183 are being treated in the public health system and 28 in private clinics “.

Ñáñez also reported the death of 3 women from coronavirus: 2 were from the state of Mérida, 73 and 85 years old, and a septuagenarian from Lara.

Venezuela totals 869 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

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