The Ministry of Health de la Nación confirmed that this Sunday 331 infections were registered from Coronavirus in Argentina. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 5,265,859 positive cases have been reported. Of that total, 5,132,401 people were “discharged”, while 17,985 people are “active”. The sanitary Authority, in turn, detailed that in the last hours 15 deaths. Since the beginning of the Covid, almost 115,000 fatalities have already been lamented.
The health ministry reported today that two new shipments arrived this weekend with 3,293,400 AstraZeneca vaccines. Of these doses, 1,000,100 arrived at the Ezeiza International Airport yesterday at 9:00 p.m. through flight AM0030 of the Aeroméxico company, while the remaining 2,293,300 did so at 6 o’clock today in the AR1303 airplane of Aerolineas Argentinas. The shipments are part of the bilateral agreement for the production of the active ingredient in our country and subsequently formulated and packaged in Mexico.
In the last 24 hours, the province of Buenos Aires registered 119 infections; CABA, 69; Catamarca, 3; Chaco, 6; Chubut, 7; Corrientes, 2; Cordoba, 29; Entre Ríos, 3; Formosa, 1; Jujuy, 6; La Pampa, 13; La Rioja, 3; Mendoza, 1; Missions, 2; Neuquén, 6; Río Negro, 9; Jump, 10; San Juan, 0; San Luis, 0; Santa Cruz, 2; Santa Fe, 16; Santiago del Estero, 1; Tierra del Fuego, 1; Tucumán, 22. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Buenos Aires territory has confirmed the most cases with 2,061,755.
This Sunday, 22,236 tests were carried out, which yielded a positivity rate of 1.48 percent. According to experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), this figure must be below 10 percent to have a pandemic under control. In relation to the deaths from coronavirus that were reported in the last 24 hours, 7 were women and 8 were men. According to data from the Public Vaccination Monitor, 53,980,661 vaccines have already been applied in the country.
Coronavirus hospitalizations continue to decline across the country. According to the part of the Ministry of Health of the Nation, there are already 971 patients who have their disease in some hospital throughout Argentina. Thus, the percentage of total occupancy of beds in adult Intensive Care Units (ICU) is 35.4 percent nationwide and 40.5 percent in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA).