The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that 673 new cases of coronavirus were reported by this Thursday, September 10, which raises the total number of 99,715 people who have been infected since the first cases were reported in the country six months ago.
72.4% have recovered (72,203). Regarding deaths, the Minsa
reported that 11 new deaths were counted this Thursday, to add a cumulative of 2,127 deaths.
To date, 5,075 tests have been applied, for a percentage of positivity of 13%, the ministry highlighted in its report.
“The application of the actions that are part of traceability, a system that is based on identifying cases and following up on their contacts in order to cut the chain of transmission, has been identified as one of the basic tools to prevent the virus from continue to spread ”, highlighted the ministry.
The authorities have applied 384,525 tests during these six months of the pandemic, of which 73.1% (281,260) have been negative.
As for active cases, 25,385 are reported to date. While in home isolation, 24,108 people are reported, of which 23,710 are at home and 398 in hotels.
There are 1,277 hospitalized and 1,142 of them are in the ward and 135 are in intensive care units.