09/16/2020 - 9:30
The Ministry of Health confirmed this Wednesday
58 new deaths
from coronavirus in relation to the last report, so there are 11,910 fatalities in the country due to the pandemic, out of a total of 577,338 positive cases.
The deaths reported in the last hours are 31 men;
26 residents in the province of Buenos Aires, 2 in Santa Fe, 1 in the province of Mendoza, 1 in Neuquén and 1 in Tucumán;
and 27 women: 23 residents in the province of Buenos Aires, 2 in the City, 1 resident in the province of Mendoza and 1 in Santa Fe.
the virus remains at 2.1%
, while the specific mortality is 261 people per million inhabitants, with an average age of 73 years.
Currently there are 3,049 people with a confirmed diagnosis of covid-19 who need care in intensive care units.
The City of Buenos Aires and the metropolitan region have the most patients in critical beds, but they follow and with increases Córdoba (471), Santa Fe (122), Mendoza (100), Tucumán (94), Neuquén (91 ), La Rioja (88), Río Negro (87) and Salta (85).
Situation # COVID19 in Argentina
Confirmed: 11,892 |
Total: 577,338 Deaths
: 58 |
ICU bed occupancy: 3,049
Percentage of total adult ICU bed occupancy:
- Nation: 59.8%
- AMBA: 68.1%
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- Ministry of Health of the Nation (@msalnacion) September 16, 2020
On the other hand, and on the level of occupation of those beds, the Secretary of Access to Health, Carla Vizzotti, specified that in the whole country it is 59.8% and in the AMBA it rises to 68.1%.
"We also analyze the areas that experience tension in the health system, and the areas of Jujuy, Greater Mendoza, Rio Negro, Greater Rosario and the area of Salta, in Orán and Tartagal are sustained," he said.
59 percent of the new cases reported correspond to the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA), 11.6% to Santa Fe, and 7.7% to Mendoza.
And Vizzotti added: "When we see the incidence of each jurisdiction, the City of Buenos Aires is the one that continues with the
highest accumulated incidence
, with 3,669 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by the AMBA with 2,557, and the metropolitan region of the Province of Buenos Aires with 2,306 ".
He also reported that there are currently teams from the health portfolio working "with the jurisdictions in Santa Fe, Rosario, Venado Tuerto, Jujuy, in Salta and today, there is an epidemiology team working in Córdoba, in the city of Rio Fourth, also in Río Negro and Neuquén. "
The good news is that so far there are 448,263 people who had coronavirus, recovered and were discharged, which represents 77.6% of the total confirmed cases.