Bolivia surpasses 138,000 Covid-19 cases
La Paz, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia has accumulated until Wednesday 138,922 Covid-19 cases after reporting 227 new infections in the last 24 hours, health authorities informed.
The report, posted on Twitter, states that Tarija department is the region with the highest infection rate in the country, after registering 58 cases, followed by Santa Cruz (43), Potosi (41), Chuquisaca (32) and La Paz (19).
Some 25 people died in a day, totaling 8,351 deaths, since the first case of the disease was detected in the country in March, the Ministry of Health said.
Authorities warned that the age of risk from Covid-19 ranged from 60 to 50 years, especially in patients with underlying diseases, for which they asked to maintain hygiene measures.
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