Health authorities evacuated a nursing home from the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Velez Sarsfield where did one live 82 year old woman who died yesterday for coronavirus at the Italian Hospital.
The operative in the establishment located on the street Magariños Cervantes at 4600 It was held this Friday afternoon. City Police mounted a device on the scene and cut the block.
Older adults, like geriatric employees, were transported by several SAME ambulances to different medical centers where they will undergo studies and keep them isolated while they continue their evolution, given that they shared space with the victim.
According to police sources, 25 people have already been referred to the Tornú Hospital while another 10 have been taken to the Pirovano Hospital.
Until the last part released yesterday, in the City of Buenos Aires, 262 cases were confirmed (208 correspond to residents and 54 to non-residents). Of the total, 66 patients have already been discharged, while four lost their lives.
This Friday the first fatal victim of the coronavirus in the province of Río Negro was registered: a doctor from Cipolleti named Alejandro Passarelli, who had been hospitalized in a serious condition at the San Agustín Neuquén Clinic for coronavirus for 12 days.
Passarelli had returned from Europe on Friday March 13 and the next day he was admitted to the hospital for a severe respiratory condition, I had pneumonia.
According to the last report, the total confirmed cases in Argentina is 589 while the sanitary authorities of the provinces are carrying out the epidemiological investigation of the new confirmed cases, in order to detect close contacts so that they comply with the home isolation with daily monitoring established by protocol.
Of the total number of infected, the 41% are women and 59% are men. Regarding the age groups, the most affected of the registered cases correspond to people between 20 and 59 years old. In addition, there are 25 patients in intensive care
In the country, a total of 2,258 negative cases per laboratory and 1,870 cases discarded by epidemiological investigation. And to date, 74 cases and 2 patients with a definitive discharge were discharged.
So far, most cases are imported. Local transmission is detected in conglomerates in the provinces of Santa Fe, Córdoba and Tierra del Fuego, and the start of community transmission in the AMBA and Chaco region is identified.