In the first epidemiological report after the long weekend, there was an increase in the daily figures reported by the Ministry of Health. The portfolio reported that during the last 24 hours 56 people died and 1,064 new infections of coronavirus Throughout the national territory.
The updated data shows that 5,267,339 contracted the virus in Argentina since the beginning of the pandemic and that 115,547 of them, unfortunately lost their lives due to causes related to the coronavirus.
The total number of people who managed to overcome the disease since the beginning of the health emergency amounts to 5,134,604 while cases of coronavirus Assets reported today are 17,188 throughout the country.
The province that added the highest number of new patients was Buenos Aires, where 369 cases were confirmed, followed by the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA), a district that reported 207 infections. The rest of the jurisdictions reported less than 100 infections in the last report.
With regard to the hospital situation, the official report highlights that the occupancy of beds in intensive care units (ICU) is 35.1% at the national level, among public and private sector institutions. Meanwhile, 920 patients with coronavirus receive assistance in this sector.
What is the situation in the region
The slight rise in national figures had its correlation in the provinces of the region. Thus, Neuqun confirmed 15 new patients while Ro Negro reported a higher number: 44 infections in the last 24 hours.
Chubut also showed an increasing number, since it added 39 cases and in Santa Cruz 9 infected people were confirmed. Meanwhile, the province of Tierra del Fuego did not report new patients.
Regarding the report of deceased persons, the only Patagonian province that reported deaths was Neuqun, a jurisdiction in which two men lost their lives due to causes related to the coronavirus.
More than 54 million vaccines have already been applied
With the recent arrivals of batches of vaccines, Argentina reached 78 million doses received to give continuity to the Strategic Vaccination Plan, to which minors between 3 and 11 years old have already joined.
Since the beginning of the campaign, the Ministry of Health of the Nation distributed 60,347,704 vaccines among the 24 jurisdictions, of which 54,136,688 have already been administered to the population.
Thanks to this, 30,190,984 people have already started their vaccination schedule with one dose, while 23,945,704 completed their schedule with two applications, according to data promoted by the Public Vaccination Monitor.