Coronavirus News: Colombia today reaches 513,719 cases and more than 16 thousand deaths – Health

The Ministry of Health confirmed 204 more deaths from covid-19 in Colombia, of which 194 correspond to previous days. With this update, the total number of deaths in the country rises to 16,183.

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This Thursday, August 20, The health authority also reports 11,541 new infections in the last 24 hours, after 31,932 PCR tests and 5,725 antigen tests were processed. It is worth mentioning that, since the first case (confirmed on March 6), 2,374,898 samples have been processed in the country.

So things, the country reaches 513,719 confirmed coronavirus cases.

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To date, Bogotá is the city with the most cases. The capital reached the figure of 179,540 confirmed infections after 3,205 more cases were confirmed in this Thursday’s report.

The other territorial entities that confirmed the most infections in the last 24 hours were Cauca’s Valley (1.186), Cundinamarca (1.168), Antioquia (826), North of Santander (602) and Córdoba (565).

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This report from the Ministry of Health also indicates that, In the last 24 hours, 12,826 recovered patients were confirmed. Thus, there are already 339,124 patients who, to date, have overcome covid-19 in Colombia.

With this update, in total there are 157,391 cases that remain active in the country.

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