He Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Wednesday that, so far, the number of deaths from the new coronavirus is 31 051 nationwide. This represents an increase of 124 deaths compared to the day before.
To date, 3 592 221 discard tests have been processed for the COVID-19, obtaining 744 400 positive results and 2 847 821 negatives.
He increase in positive cases compared to the previous report is 6,380. This, explains the Minsa, because 1,926 were confirmed cases of September 15 and 4,454 are results of the previous seven days, which added together give that total.
In addition, there are 9,749 hospitalized patients, of which 1 452 are in ICU with mechanical ventilation.
He Minsa also reported that, of the total positive cases, to date 587 717 people completed their period of home isolation or were discharged of a health facility.
In order to avoid spread of COVID-19, the Government recommends physical distancing of at least one meter from another person, wearing a mask and washing hands frequently.
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