Lima, September 15, 2020Updated 09/15/2020 at 12:27 PM
Peru registered 102 new deaths this Monday for coronavirus, the lowest daily figure in almost four months, within the framework of a gradual improvement in the situation of the pandemic in the country, reported the Ministry of Health.
The total confirmed cases of coronavirus It rose to 733,860, and new infections to 4,241 in the last 24 hours, according to the daily balance of the ministry.
Meanwhile, those killed by covid-19 They rose to 30,812, 102 more than the day before, the lowest daily figure since May 24 (83), according to official figures.
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During September, daily deaths by coronavirus they amount to 133 on average, while in the first two weeks of August there were 213.
New infections have also been decreasing in Peru, from 7,654 a day in August to 5,844 in September.
The number of healed patients increased to 573,364 (+6,568), while the number of coronavirus patients in Peruvian hospitals fell to 10,002 this Monday, the lowest figure in three months.
The number of hospitalized has been falling gradually for four weeks, after reaching a record 14,181 on August 17.
With 33 million inhabitants, Peru is third in Latin America in deaths from the pandemic after Brazil and Mexico, and second in infections behind the South American giant.
However, proportionally to its population, Peru has the highest mortality rate from coronavirus in the world (95.43 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants), according to the ranking published by the Johns Hopkins University of the United States, a reference center. (AFP)
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