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For the Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #175 the objective of 7,000 PCR tests per day had not yet been reached. For Bulletin #175, 4,259 first time tests patients were performed. The 24-hour positivity rate is 18.29%. The positivity rate over the past four weeks is still at 27.17%.
As per Bulletin #175, with the deadline of 9 September 2020, 779 new confirmed cases are reported. The Ministry of Public Health has registered 101,716 confirmed cases since the first case on 1 March 2020. The PCR testing is 39,050 tests per million inhabitants. The number of deaths is 1,926, including 12 new reported deaths but no new deaths for the past 24 hours of the bulletin. The fatality rate is 1.89% over the past four weeks.
The Ministry of Public Health is no longer giving the numbers of persons hospitalized. The report indicates...