Weekly update on cases: 16 deaths and 6.863 new cases

76 patients are being treated - 7 in serious condition

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The Ministry of Health announces that for the week of July 22 – 28, 2022:

- 16 deaths were announced
- Relate to:

• Woman, aged 88, who passed away on 23/01/2022
• Woman, aged 83, who passed away on 21/02/2022
• A man, aged 67, who passed away on 24/02/2022
• A man, aged 64, who passed away on 12/05/2022
• Woman, aged 78, who passed away on 31/05/2022
• Woman, aged 100, who passed away on 21/07/2022
• Woman, aged 84, who passed away on 21/07/2022
• A man, aged 78, who passed away on 22/07/2022
• A man, aged 78, who passed away on 23/07/2022
• Woman, aged 88, who passed away on 23/07/2022
• Woman, aged 73, who passed away on 23/07/2022
• A man, aged 63, who passed away on 24/07/2022
• A man, aged 70, who passed away on 24/07/2022
• A man, aged 70, who passed away on 25/07/2022
• Woman, aged 70, who passed away on 26/07/2022
• A man, aged 75, who passed away on 27/07/2022

- Total number of deaths with final cause of the disease COVID-19: 1.115.
- 76 patients COVID-19 are hospitalized in OKYPY hospitals
- 7 in serious condition (ICU: 1 out of ventilator / 3 intubated, MAF: 3)
- 3 patients who have ceased to be infectious continue to be treated intubated due to COVID in an Intensive Care Unit.

Diagnostic examinations:

- A total of 95.172 diagnostic tests were performed
- 6.863 new cases were identified (total of 562.911 cases).
- Position rate in all exams 7,21%

Total number of molecular tests (PCR):

- 4.175 molecular tests were performed
- There were 566 positive incidents
- Position rate 13,56%

Total Rapid Test:

- 90.997 rapid antigen detection tests were performed
- There were 6.297 positive incidents
- Position rate 6,92%

Private initiative:

- 3.543 molecular tests were performed, 459 positive cases were identified (percentage of positivity 12,96%)
- 68.600 rapid antigen detection tests were performed, 5.797 positive cases were detected (positivity rate 8,45%)

22.397 rapid antigen detection tests were performed through the programs of the Ministry of Health. 500 positive cases were identified.

- Sampling points: 13.925 rapid detection tests detected 361 positive cases (positivity rate 2,59%)

But

- National Guard: 302 rapid antigen detection tests were performed and 17 positive cases were detected (positivity rate 5,63%)
- Nursing homes: 5.284 rapid antigen detection tests were performed, 103 positive cases were detected (positivity rate 1,95%)
- Closed structures: 2.886 rapid antigen detection tests were performed and 19 new cases were detected (positivity rate 0,66%).