The Provincial government I announced this afternoon that a new case of Covid-19 coronavirus was confirmed in Mendoza, being the first to be admitted to intensive care. Along with the one announced this morning, 8 are already infected with the virus in the province.
Is about a 76 year old man that last week came from Spain and on March 16 started with very mild symptomatologyalthough 22 he was placed in solitary confinement at the Central Hospital. Sources from the Ministry of Health and Social Development explained to MDZ that the patient suffered a errand during today, for what it was referred to the Intensive Therapy area, although for the moment does not require mechanical respiratory assistance.
In this way, according to the Ministry of Health, Social Development and Sports of the province, Mendoza “it has 8 confirmed cases “, of which 7 correspond to imported cases and the remaining due to close contact with someone who came from another country.
Also, from the laboratory of the Carlos Malbrn Institute the results of 9 other cases that tested negative: a 7 year old boy hospitalized at Notti hospital; a 23 year old man admitted to Paroissien hospital; a 44-year-old patient in isolation at the Lencinas hospital; one of 39 years Schestakow Hospital; two men in the Central, of 22 and 19 years, and finally two women – one 68 and another 34 years old – and a 47-year-old man isolated in the Spanish hospital.
Finally, today there were three new entries into the health system with an epidemiological link for having been in areas with sustained viral circulation during the last days.
In total, in the hospitals of Mendoza There are 30 people waiting for results of the Malbrn of Buenos Aires which, added to the 8 positives, count 38 inmates, of which 37 are in good health and the rest are in intensive care. The internees are in the Notti, Central, Lencinas, Paroissien, Perrupato, Clínica de Cuyo, Espaol, Santa Isabel de Hungra and Lagomaggiore hospitals.
It is important to note that keeping cases limited to those who come from abroad is possible to the extent that we strictly respect social isolation.