149 new infections and 6 deaths in the department this Sunday

Valle del Cauca reported 149 new cases of covid-19 and six deaths this Sunday, three of them in Cali.

The department ranked as the fourth region with the most new positives in the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health and the National Institute of Health.

Valle accumulated a total of 412,491 confirmed cases of the disease since the start of the pandemic.

On the other hand, the deaths in the capital of Valle del Cauca corresponded to: an 82-year-old woman and an 81-year-old man under study. And an 86-year-old woman with hypertension.

The other deaths in the department occurred in Palmira (2) and Jamundí (1).

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At the national level, the health authorities reported 2,061 new cases and 45 people died due to the disease, 43 corresponding to previous days.

The country’s laboratories processed a total of 30,619 samples, 18,988 from PCR tests and 11,631 from antigen tests.

Colombia thus reached 5,015,042 confirmed cases of covid-19 since the start of the health emergency, of which 4,858,390 have recovered and 127,533 have died. Active cases are at 12,151.