The Ministry of Health of the Nation confirmed that this Monday 1314 infections were registered from Coronavirus in Argentina. Since the start of the pandemic, 5,268,653 positive cases have been reported. Of this total, 5,135,343 people were “discharged”, while 17,728 people are “active”. The sanitary Authority detailed that in the last hours they registered 35 deaths. Since the beginning of the Covid, almost 115,000 fatalities have already been lamented.
The health portfolio detailed that more than 100,000 children received the first dose of vaccine against COVID-19 in 24 hours. “The level of enrollment is high, as is the commitment of the provinces and scientific societies to continue working for those who still have questions,” said the Minister of Health, Carla Vizzotti. Along these lines, he indicated that “children with risky conditions come from a situation of many months of isolation, and a lot of care, so it is key to protect them” and clarified that “in healthy children the possibility of having complications ”.
In the last 24 hours, the province of Buenos Aires registered 510 infections; CABA, 166; Catamarca, 21; Chaco, 15; Chubut, 17; Corrientes, 90; Cordoba, 110; Entre Ríos, 35; Formosa, 2; Jujuy, 12; La Pampa, 20; La Rioja, 7; Mendoza, 16; Missions, 1; Neuquén, 12; Río Negro, 25; Jump, 74; San Juan, 19; San Luis, 3; Santa Cruz, 11; Santa Fe, 57; Santiago del Estero, 12; Tierra del Fuego, 4; Tucumán, 75. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Buenos Aires territory has confirmed the most cases with 2,062,753.
This Wednesday, 55,398 tests were carried out, which yielded a positivity rate of 2.37 percent. According to experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), this figure must be below 10 percent to control a pandemic. In relation to the deaths from coronavirus that were reported in the last 24 hours, 14 were women and 21 were men. According to data from the Public Vaccination Monitor, 54,461,794 vaccines have already been applied in the country.
Hospitalizations for coronavirus increased this Wednesday. According to the part of the Ministry of Health of the Nation, a new boarding school was added with respect to Tuesday’s report. There are already 921 patients who have their disease in a hospital throughout Argentina. Thus, the percentage of total bed occupancy in adult Intensive Care Units (ICU) is 35.3 percent nationwide and 41.4 percent in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA).