In the last 24 hours, in Venezuela there have been 418 new confirmed cases of covid-19, 363 of community transmission and 55 imported cases, the Minister for Communication and Information, Freddy Ñáñez, reported this Saturday.
Through his social networks, the official explained that of the 55 imported cases, 53 come from Colombia (52 of them with entry through the state of Táchira and 1 from Zulia), and 2 from Brazil with entry through the state of Bolívar.
He explained that 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, and Trujillo 1.
Zulia is the entity with the highest number of infections on the day, in which it presented 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, and Sucre 1.
He also reported on the death of 3 Venezuelans: 2 from the state of Mérida (aged 73 and 85 years) and 1 of 72 years from the state of Lara.
Venezuela has confirmed 99,435 cases to date, 94,355 people have been recovered, which represents 95% of infections. He specified that 4,211 cases are active, 4,183 are being treated in the public health system and 28 in private clinics.