Venezuela confirms 8 new cases of infection with covid-19


They are 6 men and 2 women. So far in this Latin American country a total of 10 cases of coronavirus have been detected.

The Minister for Communication and Information of Venezuela, Jorge Rodríguez, announced this Saturday that the country’s health authorities have detected 8 new cases of infection with covid-19.

Three of these patients entered Venezuela from Spain, two from the US Y one from Colombia. The other two infections are from people who were in the country.

In a television speech, the vice president stressed that “the main weapon“to combat covid-19” is the quarantine social, collective, private, family “.

“If you want to take care of your family, your wife, husband, father, mother, your grandparents. If you want to take care of yourself, stay at home, it is the fundamental treatment that guarantees victory in the fight against this pandemic “, reiterated Rodríguez.

In addition, the minister has indicated that flights from Panama and the Dominican Republic to Venezuela are suspended to prevent the spread of covid-19.

The measure takes effect starting tonight and will be adopted for a period of 30 days.

For her part, Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez, after holding a meeting with representatives of the Un and other multilateral health organizations, accredited in Venezuela, ad that the Presidential Commission on Prevention of covid-19 received important recommendations to stop and control the pandemic.

In addition, he appreciated the donation of test kits to detect covid-19. Rodríguez assured that these tests will come “in the next few days.”

Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in Venezuela

Earlier this Friday, two other cases of coronavirus were confirmed by health authorities in Venezuela.

The infected are a 41-year-old woman who was in the US, Italy and Spain and a 52-year-old man who was also in Spain. Both people live in the Miranda state, which is part of Greater Caracas.


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