A total of 1,247 new cases of coronavirus were registered in the last day, of which 945 are cases with symptoms, 287 are asymptomatic cases and 15 are unreported. This was released by a new Covid-19 report published by the Ministry of Health on its website.
With this data, the accumulated infection figures in the country amount to 564,778, of which 9,596 correspond to active cases and 539,171 to recovered ones.
The laboratories, for their part, reported a total of 22,192 PCR tests carried out, reaching a positivity of 5.62%. This figure is the highest that has been registered in 50 days, when last October 21 a positivity of 6.11% was reached.
At the regional level, MRI registered the highest number of new cases, with 356. They are followed by Biobío with 248 and La Araucanía with 134. Regarding active cases, the MRI currently has 2,367, thus concentrating the largest number of these cases at the country level. In second place, Biobío follows with 1,999, these being the only two regions of the country that have over a thousand cases of this indicator.
It should be remembered that due to the increase in cases in MRI, The entire region will have to go back to the Transition phase from tomorrow.
On the other hand, and according to the Department of Health Statistics and Information (Deis), In the last day, 10 deaths were reported, with which the death toll reaches a total of 15,690 deaths since the arrival of the pandemic in the country.
As for the patients, there are 667 people hospitalized in intensive care units, of which 493 are on mechanical ventilation and 70 are in critical health.
To date, there are 294 fans available.