Chile: more than 13 000 died of the coronavirus, including probable cases

Chili: plus de 13 000 morts du coronavirus en incluant les cas probables

The number of deaths related to the coronavirus exceeds 13 000 in Chile, announced Saturday the ministry of Health, which was included in the balance sheet approximately 4 000 deaths probably of the same origin, thus following the recommendations of the world health Organization (WHO).

In total, 9 020 death confirmed with PCR test were recorded, plus 4 183 dead “probable” Covid-19, according to official figures.

Experts believe that include possible deaths in the overall balance allows you to get as close as possible to the parameters of the WHO.

Over the last 24 hours, Chile on Saturday announced 2 287 new cases of contamination, for a total of 343 592, and 106 deaths.

The authorities have assured that the numbers of new cases were in a downward trend. They have therefore announced Friday as a first step of déconfinement from next week for the seven localities of the region of Santiago, with some being in quarantine since march, and for two of that of Valparaiso.

The Chile is part of the 10 countries most infected by the Covid-19, and the only one with less than 30 million inhabitants in the ranking of the american university, Johns Hopkins university.

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