Covid-19: Bolivia reports eight consecutive weeks of increase in cases

Yesterday, Bolivia registered 411 new cases of the disease and 6 deaths, with Santa Cruz, the country's largest and most populated department, as the most affected region during this fourth wave of infections.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolivia recorded eight consecutive weeks of increase of Covid-19 cases, marking the fourth escalation of contagions, the Ministry of Health established on Monday.

In the last week, a national increase of 13% in infections was reported. However, unlike the previous week, some regions showed a reduction of cases, and others maintained an upward trend.

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The departments with an increase in infections were Santa Cruz with 20%, Pando 544%, Chuquisaca 4%, Cochabamba 5%, La Paz . . .

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