The Ministry of Health de la Nación confirmed that this Wednesday they registered 2510 contagions by Coronavirus in Argentina. For the seventh day in a row, the sanitary Authority It did not detail how many tests were carried out in the last 24 hours in the country. Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, 5,232,358 cases have been reported. Of that total, 5,083,060 people have already been discharged, while 35,329 are still “active.” Regarding deaths, the health portfolio registered 153 deaths, which add 113,969 deaths.
The Ministry of Health of the Nation reported that this morning a shipment arrived with another 160,290 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines from the contract signed by the national government with the Pfizer laboratory for a total of 20 million doses. This batch is in addition to the 100,620 doses received at the beginning of the month. It is expected that in the coming weeks flights from the United States will continue to arrive until reaching the 580,000 doses scheduled for this month. Meanwhile, in October, November and December shipments of the remaining 19.5 million that include the contract signed in August will be completed.
In the last 24 hours, the province of Buenos Aires (PBA) registered 749 infections; City of Buenos Aires, 193; Catamarca, 113; Chaco, 40; Chubut, 86; Corrientes, 101; Cordoba, 296; Entre Ríos, 132; Formosa, 40; Jujuy, 30; La Pampa, 79; La Rioja, 11; Mendoza, 84; Missions, 43; Neuquén, 45; Rio Negro, 70; Jump, 32; San Juan, 12; San Luis, 36; Santa Cruz, -12; Santa Fe, 131; Santiago del Estero, 58; Tierra del Fuego, 5; Tucumán, 136. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Buenos Aires territory has been the most affected, reporting 2,050,426 cases.
For the seventh consecutive day, the Ministry of Health of the Nation did not detail how many diagnostic tests were carried out this Wednesday. Last Thursday, an error was registered and from that moment, the health authority does not confirm how many swabs were made. It is a central piece of information for the health policies that will be applied in this pandemic. In relation to the deaths that were registered in the last 24 hours, 88 are men and 65 are women. Since the Covid-19 began, 113,969 fatalities have been lamented.
Coronavirus hospitalizations continue to decline across the country. According to the health part of the health portfolio, there are 1,785 patients who pass their disease in a hospital throughout Argentina. The percentage of total occupancy of beds in adult ICUs is 41.1% nationwide and 43.4% in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA). Regarding vaccination, 47,597,080 vaccines have already been applied.