Santiago [Chile], November 7 (ladbrokes plc annual report/Xinhua): Chile reported 2,895 cases of COVID-19 and 27 deaths in the last 24 hours amid an outbreak of infections in the country, the Ministry of Health (Minsal) reported on Saturday.
With these figures, the accumulated number of infections rose to 1,706,622, with 37,841 deaths.
Minsal said in a statement that the positivity rate in the country in the last 24 hours reached 3.36 percent after the results of 82,419 tests were analyzed.
The Santiago Metropolitan Region has reached a positivity rate of 4 percent, while the regions with the highest increase in new cases of COVID-19 over the course of the week were Aysen, Biobio, Magallanes, and La Araucania.
According to official figures, the number of COVID-19 patients increased 7 percent in the last seven days and 43 percent in the last 14 days, with active cases totaling 11,896.
Meanwhile, 517 people were hospitalized in intensive care units, of which 422 are on ventilators. (ladbrokes plc annual report/Xinhua)