According to the report of the Ministry Public HealthOf the 2399 samples tested, 72 tested positive Corona Virus. With this said, there are already 462,855 positive cases of the disease in the country since the start of the pandemic.
Regarding the new death, the health file identifies that he is a woman from Alto Parana and over 60 years old. This person was not vaccinated, according to the ministry.
So far, the number of deaths during the pandemic has reached 16,459.
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Similarly, Health reported that 96 people were hospitalized, 42 of whom were the most severe cases admitted to the hospital in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). who are they 25 of them were not vaccinated, 13 complete and 4 incomplete.
In addition, the health reported 37 new recoveries, as there are already 445,523 people who have overcome the virus in the country.
Retroactive closure of positive and deceased cases
Wednesday’s report includes a retroactive case closure, which includes 250 new infections and 92 deaths similar to previous months, of which 35 are women and 57 are men.
The report details that of the deceased, one were between the ages of 0 and 19, seven were in the 20 to 39 age range, 27 were between the ages of 40 and 59, and 57 were between the ages of 60 and over; None of them have been immunized.
The victims were from Asuncion, Boquerón, Caguazu, Central, Cordillera, Guaira, Nimboche, Presidente Hayes and San Pedro.
The Directorate General of Health Surveillance, Sandra Irala, said in a press conference that 98% of the positive cases of Covid-19 partially recorded this weekend are delta type.
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Erala stated that the infection at the country level has increased gradually in the past five weeks, and also in the metropolitan area, which corresponds to Central and Asuncion, there is also a steady increase.
Currently, Alto Paraná is the epicenter and the most significant rebound has occurred in the past four weeks, including three times more than in the previous weeks.