He Ministry of Health reported this Sunday that the number of infected in the last 24 hours was 2.657 and that the deceased were 35. With these new data, infections since the pandemic began added 100.166 and the total number of people who died is 1.845. With this new report, Argentina crossed the barrier of 100,000 Covid-19 cases.
Argentina is still below the most complicated countries in the region in terms of the infected rate. Colombia has 140. 776 infected, Chile has the date 312.029, Peru came to 322.710 while Brazil reached the 1.839.850 in the last hours.
Since the last report issued, there have been 27 new deaths. 18 men, 10 of 56, 55, 42, 53, 68, 78, 72, 4, 57 and 41 years old, residing in the province of Buenos Aires; 7 of 97, 74, 48, 88, 77, 85 and 69 years, residents in the City of Buenos Aires (CABA); one of 78 years, resident in the province of Río Negro; and 8 women, 7 of 86, 72, 58, 37, 83, 77 and 56 years, residing in the province of Buenos Aires; and a 69-year-old resident in the City of Buenos Aires (CABA)
During the morning they registered 8 new deaths. 5 men, 4 of 61, 78, 91 and 69 years, residing in the province of Buenos Aires; one 84 years old, resident in the City of Buenos Aires (CABA); and 2 women, 88 and 72 years old, residing in the province of Buenos Aires. An 81-year-old person, resident in the City of Buenos Aires (CABA) was reported without sex information.
Of all those cases, 1.081 (1,1%) are imported, 33.376 (33,3%) are close contacts of confirmed cases, 48.213 (48,1%) they are cases of community circulation and the rest are under epidemiological investigation.
Of the cases that were confirmed in the last 24 hours, 1633 are from the province of Buenos Aires, 754 from the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, 68 from Jujuy, 60 from Entre Ríos, 34 from Córdoba, 25 from Chaco, 23 from Santa Fe, 17 from Neuquén, 14 from Río Negro, 14 from Mendoza, 6 from Tierra del Fuego, 4 from La Rioja, 2 from Salta, 1 from Tucumán, 1 from Chubut and 1 from Santa Cruz.
To date, the total number of discharges is 42,694 people. Yesterday, 10,266 new samples were made and since the start of the outbreak, 466,308 diagnostic tests were carried out for this disease, which is equivalent to 10,276.4 samples per million inhabitants. Meanwhile, the number of cases discarded until yesterday is 289,032 per laboratory and per clinical / epidemiological criteria.
The focus of the contagion is the AMBA, where the neighbors have already been in the quarantine for more than 100 days, and where the political discussion is centered on what to do as of July 17, when the stage of greater restrictions that the president agreed to expires. Alberto Fernández, Buenos Aires Governor Axel Kicillof and the head of the Buenos Aires Government, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta.
This Sunday, five days after the end of phase 1 of the isolation in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires, the Minister of Health, Ginés González García, announced that he will be more flexible quarantine but what “There are no intentions to do something different in the City and Province.” He clarified this in the midst of multiple leaks that the two governments would follow different paths.
The official expressed that on Friday he met with the Buenos Aires ministers of health, Fernán Quirós, and Buenos Aires, Daniel Gollán to analyze what activities will be enabled as of July 18 and said that all measures “will be taken in consensus and in harmony with both jurisdictions ”.
Aware of the anger and exhaustion of the people due to the toughening of the quarantine in the AMBA, the Minister tried to carry a hopeful message to the population, beyond the increase in infections that occurred in the last week and which reached more than 3,000 cases daily: “We believe that in psychological, social and economic terms there is going to be flexibility.”
He explained that the statistics we are seeing now correspond to what happened 14 days ago and that “we have four days to see the results of the measures we have taken together for the AMBA.”