The dollar traded higher on Friday Venezuela After the South American country recorded the peak in COVID-19 cases in the middle of the second wave, according to data from Dolarto.
At 3:00 pm (Venezuela time), the price of the dollar was trading 2′230.823.93 Sovereign Bolivar in the informal market was higher at 1’975,045.96 units at the end of Thursday, the portal said. Tolardote.
Last Wednesday, 1,348 people in Venezuela were infected with the new corona virus, and 13 died of covit-19, according to executive vice president Delcy Rodriguez, the highest number of individuals in both categories since the outbreak.
“The Presidential Commission to Prevent and Control Covit-19 reports to the Venezuelan people that a total of 1,348 new infections have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours (1,337 social cases and 11 imported),” Rodriguez said in his account. From Twitter.
On Monday, Venezuelan authorities diagnosed 1,288 new infections, the worst so far, surpassing the previous record date of August 13, 2020. This Tuesday, authorities discovered 1,206 new cases.
The state of Miranda, which covers a good part of the Caracas metropolitan area, is the region with the most new cases (279), ahead of the capital (253).
In third place is La Guerra State, with neighboring Caracas, several satellite cities and the capital, Micatia Airport, with 166.
They are followed by Nueva Esparta (106), Carabobo (78), Julia (74), Ansostequi (73), Yaragui (60), Falcon (54), Bolivar (53), Merida (53), Aragua (40), and Laura ( 25), Trujillo (8), Amazonas (7), Delta Amago (7), Portugal (1).
On the other hand, 13 deaths are higher than the 12 recorded on Mondays and Tuesdays, as of Wednesday, August 13, 2020, with a dozen deaths due to Govt-19. , Always according to official data.