This Saturday the Ministry of Health reported 2,241 new cases of covid-19, with a positivity of 11.43% in the last 24 hours. In addition, it was reported that new confirmed cases at the national level show a drop of 22% in the last week, while in the last 14 days the decrease is 32%.
The Ministry of Health reported that new confirmed cases nationwide show a 22% drop in the last week, while in the last 14 days the decrease is 32%.
Meanwhile, fourteen regions have reduced their cases in the last seven days, and fourteen in the last two weeks.
This Saturday December 10 2,241 new cases of covid-19 were registered, with a positivity of 11.43% in the last 24 hours nationwidewith 14,375 tests, PCR and antigen test.
Active Case Search
Of the 2,241 new cases, 60% are diagnosed by antigen test, 32% are caused by Active Case Search (BAC) and 12% of those notified are asymptomatic.
While the Metropolitan region presents 53% for antigen, 34% for BAC and 11% of the reported cases are asymptomatic.
According to the sampling, the regions with the highest positivity in the last week are O’Higgins, Arica and Parinacota, Antofagasta and Los Lagos.
On the other hand, the Atacama region has the highest current incidence rate per 100 thousand inhabitants, followed by Arica and Parinacota, Tarapacá and Magallanes.
2,241 new cases of covid-19
According to the report this Saturday, of the 2,241 new cases of coronavirus, 1,340 correspond to symptomatic people and 188 do not present symptoms.
In addition, 713 positive PCR tests were registered that were not notified.
The total number of people who have been diagnosed with covid-19 in the country reaches 4,955,536. Of this total, 9,812 patients are in the active stage, considering a five-day isolation from the onset of symptoms or from taking the test, according to the Opening phase criteria. The recovered cases are 4,868,097.
ICU and deceased
Regarding deaths, according to the information provided by the DEIS, in the last 24 hours there were 25 deaths from causes associated with covid-19. The total number of deaths amounts to 62,708 in the country.
To date, 126 people are hospitalized in Intensive Care Units, of which 81 are supported by mechanical ventilation.
In relation to the Integrated Health Network, there are a total of 261 critical beds available for the patient who requires it, regardless of the region where they are located.
Diagnostic capacity and Health Residences
Regarding the Laboratory Network and diagnostic capacity, yesterday the results of 14,375 PCR tests and antigen tests were reported, reaching a total of 47,283,225 analyzed nationwide to date.
The positivity for the last 24 hours in the Metropolitan region is 12.11%.
Regarding the Sanitary Residences, there are 13 lodging facilities available, with a total of 782 beds. The real occupancy at the national level is 33%, leaving a total of 356 beds available for use.