The number of Covid-19 infections in Venezuela increased to 618, after the diagnosis of 77 new cases in the last 24 hours.

This was reported by the Executive Vice-president of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, after holding a working day with the Presidential Commission for the Control and Prevention of Covid-19, at the Miraflores Palace, located in Caracas.

The new infections are located in the states of Aragua, Lara, Zulia, Táchira, Guárico, Amazonas, Bolívar, Nueva Esparta, Miranda and La Guaira, and the Capital District. She explained that to date 253 people have been recovered.

Venezuela has carried out 581 thousand 82 tests for the diagnosis of Covid-19, which represents 19 thousand 369 tests per million inhabitants.

As for the control of the entry of Venezuelans through the borders,s he pointed out that more than 41 thousand 933 compatriots have returned to the nation, of whom 220 have been positive to Covid-19.

Most of the cases are imported from Colombia and Brazil, which is why the Bolivarian Government has been emphasizing that all the prevention protocols established on the border line must be respected.

Covid-19 Global Context

Brazil occupies the fourth position of infections worldwide, adding 255 thousand 200 infected people, and more than 16 thousand 839 deaths, while in Colombia the number rises to more than 15 thousand 500 affected.

Today the world records more than 4 million 886 thousand cases and more than 319 thousand 900 deaths, being the epicenter of the pandemic the United States with more than 1.5 million confirmed cases and a case-fatality rate of 91 thousand 730.


People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations of Venezuela