Sat, 08 Aug 2020

SANTIAGO, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Chile reported on Saturday that the number of COVID-19 cases in the country has risen to 312,029, with 6,881 deaths.

According to the Ministry of Health, 2,755 new cases and 100 more deaths from the virus were registered in the past 24 hours.

The ministry also reported that there are currently 24,034 active cases of COVID-19, and that 281,114 people have recovered from the disease.

The ministry announced that 18,268 tests for COVID-19 were administered in the past 24 hours, for a total of 1,273,627 tests administered since testing first began in the country in March.

Chile remains under a state of emergency and curfew as the government continues to try to slow the spread of the virus.

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