Paraguay surpasses 15,000 deaths amid declining trend of cases (August 1)

The Ministry of Health faces the pandemic with a vaccination campaign of around two million people, mostly with one dose, and to reach four million.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Paraguay surpassed on Sunday the 15,000 deaths due to the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic when the South American country of more than seven million inhabitants has been registering for weeks a marked decrease in cases after the peaks between the end of May and the beginning of June.

Today's report from the Ministry of Health reported 61 deaths and 310 contagions, which puts the number of deaths at 15,042 and the number of positive cases at 452,698 since the first case was detected in March 2020.

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