The COVID-19 case curve in Neuquén does not give a respite to the exhausted health system. After the record of more than 600 cases on Friday, the part of the provincial government this Saturday reported 427 new positive people for this new coronavirus.
In turn, eleven deaths due to complications from the virus were reported in Neuquén in the last 24 hours, according to the report presented by the province’s Ministry of Health.
The breakdown of cases by district is as follows: Neuquén capital had 318 cases, followed Plottier with 45, after Centenary with 13, It ignites with 12, The slabs with 9, Cutral Co with 6, Eagle Stone with 5, Aluminé with 5, Bajada del Agrio with 4, Simple with 2, Add it with 2 and then with one case each the localities of Huincul Square, Saint Patrick of Chañar, San martin de los andes, Good views, Loncopué Y Villa la Angostura.
In this way, the province accumulates 18,396 infections since the beginning of the pandemic, of which 10,030 are active in addition to 330 deaths from the coronavirus.
In Neuquén there is a new phase of preventive isolation until next Sunday the 25th. During that period, the seven localities with community transmission of the virus (city of Neuquén, Centenario, Plottier, Senillosa, Zapala, Cutral Co and Plaza Huincul) will return to the isolation phase, as determined by the national government this Monday through a DNU.
The situation of the Neuquén health system is critical: the occupancy of beds in intensive care units reaches 99%. There are 137 people in the COVID Units, 30 in intermediate therapies, 243 in general therapies and 23 in DUAM. In addition, a total of 9,597 people are outpatients who perform preventive isolation at their homes.
For its part, 60% of the towns in Neuquén have had or have cases assets of COVID-19. Official data place this large proportion of the population in an area of immediate risk. The account grows by five percentage points if the inhabitants of the districts in which they were infected, but have already recovered, are considered.
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Clinical situation of Covid-19 cases
Currently, in the province three epidemiological monitoring strategies are being deployed: traditional surveillance; sentinel surveillance and strategy Detect, which takes place in the neighborhoods.