Paraguay's Health Ministry has confirmed six cases of the coronavirus Delta variant in patients with no recent travel history, it was reported.
The risk assessment agency Moody's continued to give Paraguay a stable “Ba1” rating at the end of July, despite the current shaky coronavirus economic scenario.
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez Monday said he was frustrated with the purchase of anticoronavirus vaccines through the World Health Organization's (WHO) Covax program, because “it did not work.” Abdo also thanked the countries which have donated immunizers to Paraguay.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez wants funds belonging to both binational hydroelectric plants, namely Itaipú and Yacyretá, redirected to the anticovid-19 effort and has instructed Directors Manuel María Cáceres and Nicanor Duarte Frutos to proceed accordingly.
The number of Coronavirus cases tested positive are increasing significantly, in the exponential leg of the process, in Mercosur country members and in Chile. Brazil reported the first death, a 62 year old man in Sao Paulo with a medical record of high pressure and diabetes.
Paraguay confirmed that five cases have tested positive to Covid-19, and announced it was closing all schools and universities, public and private, and suspending all public and private activities that involve crowding people, for the next fifteen days.