RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile on Friday, January 22nd, reported 4,956 new daily cases of novel coronavirus infection, the highest figure since infections peaked in June, bringing the total caseload to 690,066.
According to the Ministry of Health, in the same 24 hours, 84 more people died from causes associated with COVID-19, raising the death toll to 17,786.
Some 645,035 patients have recovered from the disease, while 26,889 are in the active stage.
"Citizens must understand that although great efforts are being made to make more beds available, it is necessary to avoid needing . . .