62,594 Deaths, 579,914 Positive CasesBy Ricardo Guzman | Thu, 08/27/2020 - 21:15
The Ministry of Health reported 518 new deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, rising the death toll to 62,594. A further 6,026 infections since yesterday were confirmed, increasing the national total to 579,914 positive cases of which 41,786 are estimated active or with symptoms in the last 14 days.
During today’s briefing, National Institute of Public Health (INSP) head Juan Ángel Rivera stated that 14 percent of children under five years of age suffer from chronic malnutrition, while a third of this group suffers from anemia.
As of Thursday, August 27
6,026 new cases (as of yesterday)
579,914 confirmed cases nationwide
81,597 under investigation
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