6,290 cases are added this Saturday. In the O'Higgins region, they marked a PCR positivity of 30.36%.
The Ministry of Health reported this Saturday that new cases of covid-19 confirmed nationwide show an increase of 30 % in the last week.
There are 6,290 new cases this day, with a PCR positivity of 16.37% in the last 24 hours nationwide, with 37,742 tests, PCR and antigen test. Daily positivity in the Metropolitan Region is 18.36%.
At the regional level, in O’Higgins the high positivity this day stands out, with 30.36%.
Meanwhile, the Ñuble region has the highest current incidence rate, with 190.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by the Atacama (176.1), Los Ríos ( 139.4) and Aysén (138.8).
The total number of people who have been diagnosed with covid-19 in the country reaches 4,832,838. Of this total, 20,632 patients are in the active stage.
As for deaths, according to the information provided by the DEIS, in the last 24 hours < strong>30 deaths from causes associated with the virus. The total number of deaths amounts to 61,983 in the country.
To date, 140 people are hospitalized in Intensive Care Units, of which 88 are with ventilation support mechanics. In relation to the Integrated Health Network, there are a total of 277 critical beds available.