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Paraguay reports 133 Covid-19 cases in a week

Asuncion, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) Paraguayan health authorities reported on Friday 133 Covid-19 cases in the country, but no deaths.

The Ministry of Health stated that specialists noticed a slight downturn with respect to the previous period, but the updated data showed an average of 155 Covid-19 cases during the earlier three weeks.

Statistics revealed that the disease maintains a low risk of domestic transmission, with an average incidence rate of one case per 100,000 inhabitants, the source added.

Hospital admissions due to Covid-19 went down by 20% compared to previous weeks, the last of which accumulated another 19 admissions, with 53% male prevalence; however, no hospitalized patients required admission to intensive care units.

Briefings of the Genomic Surveillance on the SARS CoV-2 virus unfold that 100% of the samples sequenced since February 2022 until current August correspond to the Omicron strain, whilst in the last six months 100% are recombinants of the same strain.

Paraguay ranks 78th among the States and territories with Covid-19 cases reports, with 813,440 cases and 20,005 deaths, according to the search engine.