Minsa reports 537 new infections of Covid-19 and 5 deaths
In its epidemiological report for this Wednesday, May 19, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) registered 537 new cases of Covid-19 and 5 deaths in the last hours.
According to the report, 10,382 tests were applied to date for a positivity of 5.1%, while active cases total 5,662.
Since the pandemic reached the country in March 2020, the country has accumulated 372,221 confirmed cases and of this number there are 360,254 recovered patients.
With the 5 deaths that were reported, the accumulated figure is 6,305 for a case fatality rate of 1.7%.
Regarding the active cases, it is detailed that 5,297 are home isolation, of that number 5,028 are at home and 269 in hotels. There are 365 hospitalized patients, of which 304 are in the ward and 61 are in intensive care.