The Ministry of Health de la Nación confirmed that this Thursday 1350 infections were registered from Coronavirus in Argentina. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 5,270,003 positive cases have been reported. Of this total, 5,136,463 people were “discharged”, while 17,907 people are “active”. The sanitary Authority detailed that in the last hours they registered 52 deaths. Since the beginning of the Covid, almost 115,000 fatalities have already been lamented.
This afternoon, the health portfolio presented the preliminary safety and immunogenicity results of the collaborative and federal study of heterologous vaccination schedules against COVID-19. The trial includes a sample collection on the day of vaccination and 14 days after receiving the second dose of the vaccine that corresponds according to the assignment to each of the established branches. Now it remains to complete this preliminary analysis with the results of the samples corresponding to day 28 and a subsequent joint evaluation of the results of humoral immunity and cellular response in order to arrive at more precise definitions.
In the last 24 hours, the province of Buenos Aires registered 519 infections; CABA, 189; Catamarca, 43; Chaco, 14; Chubut, 16; Corrientes, 46; Cordoba, 117; Entre Ríos, 40; Formosa, 5; Jujuy, 13; La Pampa, 16; La Rioja, 15; Mendoza, 12; Missions, 11; Neuquén, 15; Rio Negro, 34; Jump, 51; San Juan, 10; San Luis, 1; Santa Cruz, 1; Santa Fe, 43; Santiago del Estero, 10; Tierra del Fuego, 1; Tucumán, 127. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Buenos Aires territory has confirmed the most cases with 2,063,272.
This Thursday, 52,705 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, 26 were women and 26 were men. According to data from the Public Vaccination Monitor, 54,820,500 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, seven internees were reduced compared to Tuesday’s report. There are already 907 patients who have their disease in a hospital throughout Argentina. Thus, the percentage of total occupancy of beds in adult Intensive Care Units (ICU) is 35.7 percent nationwide and 42.2 percent in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA).