Almost five thousand new cases of Covid-19 in one day in Peru
28 de julio de 2020, 8:34
Lima, Jul 28 (Prensa Latina) Another 4,920 new cases of Covid-19 in one day and 189 deaths reported today by the Ministry of Health, by temporarily reducing the information on the pandemic that it offers on a daily basis.
The report records 389 thousand 717 accumulated infections since the first case, confirmed on March 6, and a total of 18 thousand 418 deceased. Also 272 thousand 547 recovered patients, 13 thousand 450 hospitalized and among these, one thousand 439 in intensive care units.
The number of deaths, in addition to those that occur every day, will increase this week with the results of the analysis by an expert commission, of thousands of deaths of Covid-19 infected, according to Health Minister Pilar Mazzetti.
The head explained on the other hand that the elimination of the information for a few days, of the figures by regions will be maintained while modifications are made to the reporting scheme.
She added that the definition of figures is being improved, in order to clarify those of positive cases, deaths, among other aspects.
She called on citizens and authorities to make changes in the health sector that could not be done in recent years.
Regarding the pandemic, she stated that the first stage was acute and is currently in a phase in which the pandemic attacks in a sustained manner.
'The world we knew no longer exists, it is another. Peru is another and we have to adapt our way of life, 'added Mazzetti, who led an act of tribute to the health professionals who died from the virus when they were fighting it.
A group of them, recovered from the disease, raised the Peruvian flag with a mourning crepe on the front of the Ministry of Health.
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