In the official report this Friday, The Biobío Region registered 302 new confirmed infections of Covid-19. It is the highest daily figure of the last 48 days. There was also an increase in active cases and the number of deaths.
The region did not report more than 300 daily cases since last August 29, the day when there was a peak of 354 cases, a day after the total quarantine began in Concepción, Talcahuano, Hualpén and Chiguayante.
On the other hand, active cases reached 1,812 in this report, 128 more than those reported Yesterday. It is the highest number of contagious patients in the last 12 days in the region.
Also reported 13 dead people during the last day, raising to 401 the total number of deaths associated with the coronavirus in the region.
Regarding the provision of critical beds in the public and private systems of the region, currently there are 46 out of 207 ICU beds, Y 17 of 141 ICU beds available, that belong to an availability of 22% and 12%, respectively, reported the Seremi de Salud.
While the number of mechanical fans reaches 216, 90 of them are available, which is equivalent to 42%.
Covid-19 cases by commune
The communes that presented the highest number of new infections were Conception (46), The Angels (35), San Pedro de la Paz (24), Colonel (20), Chiguayante (20) and Cañete (17). The communes with the most active cases are Concepción (206), Lota (154), Coronel (151) and Los Ángeles (144).