Bolivia reports a decrease in Covid-19 cases in a week | News

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The Bolivian Ministry of Health and Sports reported 8,878 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday in epidemiological week 52, which implies a 37 percent decrease compared to the previous report.


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The minister of the health portfolio, Jeyson Auza, said that the decrease is equivalent to 5,131 fewer cases, compared to week 51.

The minister also stated that the fatality rate remains at 0.1 percent, the lowest in the region, and accumulates a mortality rate of 185.7 percent, the second highest.

In this sense, he affirmed that his country successfully controlled the pandemic in 2022, and confirmed that during the past Government, the mortality rates from Covid-19 remained high.

“If we compare what is the first wave of the pandemic where with fewer cases there have been a large number of deaths, if we see the fifth wave where there have been a large number of cases, there were only 298 deaths”, stressed.

Auza specified that in the framework of the sixth wave of Covid-19, the nine departments show a downward trend, which presented the highest peak in epidemiological week 49 with 278 percent of infections, from which it began the descent.

Likewise, through his account on the social network Twitter, the minister also reported that there are 262 confirmed cases of monkeypox or mpox, of which 261 have been recovered and only one active patient remains.

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