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New cases of Govt-19 have dropped by almost 40% in a week in Chile


Corona virus Chile

Santiago de Chile, March 27 (EFE) .- This Sunday Chile recorded 6,480 new Covid-19 cases, which is almost 40% lower than the same day of the previous week and shows that the spike caused by the spike is leaving the country. Omigron variant.

“Compared to the seven and 14 days, the variance of the newly confirmed cases nationally is -39% and -45%, respectively,” the Ministry of Health explained.

The national positive rate was 7.8%, the lowest in the year, with the most positive areas last week being southern areas of O’Hickens, Biopio, Araucania and Ñuble.

With 6,480 new cases, after recording 83 deaths in the last 24 hours, the total reserve is 3.4 million infections and 56,381 deaths.

The new government announced a change in the death toll a few weeks ago, which will start counting “suspicious” deaths from Govt-19, which does not have the confirmation of a positive PCR and added another 10,000.

Chile has left the peak caused by the Omigron variant, which is on the verge of 40,000 victims daily, to an unprecedented figure in epidemics in February.

The number of patients in the intensive care units has also started to decline, from a thousand to less than 700 in the last few days, most of whom do not have a complete immunization schedule.

Chile, one of the most successful vaccination processes in the world, is one of the countries with the most restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus, with mandatory masks on the inside and outside, vaccination cards and activities to access certain places and strict regulations for foreign tourists.

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