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Record of coronavirus cases in Argentina for the third consecutive day: 23,683 new infections confirmed


It arises from the daily part published by the Ministry of Health this Thursday. There were another 290 dead.

04/08/2021 17:05

  • Clarí

  • Society

Updated 04/08/2021 17:07

In the countdown to the beginning of the restrictions on circulation and at night, this Thursday the Government confirmed

23,683 cases

of coronavirus in Argentina, a

new daily

national record.

It is the

third consecutive day

that the highest number of infections has been beaten since the start of the pandemic.

There were another 290 dead.

Since Tuesday, when the barrier of 20,000 positives was crossed for the first time in one day, the figures are on the rise.

That day 20,870 new infected were reported.

On Wednesday it had been 22,039.

It arises from the daily part published this afternoon by the Ministry of Health, based on the data uploaded in the last 24 hours by the provinces.

With more than 2.4 million infected and after exceeding 56 thousand deaths, Argentina remains among the

15 countries with the highest number of cases and deaths accumulated

since the beginning of the global health crisis.

According to the Worldometers site, it is the 13th most affected nation in both variables.

Hours before this new part was known, the DNU signed by Alberto Fernández was published, which made the ban on social gatherings, the limitation on circulation between 0 and 6 in the morning in the 87 districts most committed to contagion. , and the tightening of the requirements to access public transport, among other measures.

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Coronavirus in Argentina

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Ministry of Health |

Johns Hopkins



The restrictions, as the head of state announced in his message recorded from Olivos,

will govern from 0 this Friday "until April 30 inclusive"

, although the Government did not rule out - in line with the president's sayings - that they be adopted new measures if the contagion curve continues to rise.

Meanwhile, the Buenos Aires governor Axel Kicillof led a press conference in which he announced that

businesses should close at 20

in phase 3 municipalities.

"It is not a wave that is happening, it

is a tsunami

", fixed and raised

"severe fines"

for those who fail to comply with the restrictions.

In return, the head of the Buenos Aires Government, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, expressed his


with the restriction of circulation, but anticipated that the City will abide by it.

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Ministry of Health |

Johns Hopkins



The bars, restaurants, cinemas and theaters will close their doors at 11 and you will not be able to enter.

But those who are inside will be able to finish their meal or their function and no later than 12 at night.

Non-essential shops will only open at 10 in the morning.

Mass shows will be rescheduled and casinos and bingo halls will be closed.

As of this Thursday,

4,064,154 people

received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, while just over 700,000 received the two that complete the immunization schedule, according to data from the Public Vaccination Monitor.

Most of the doses were for those over 60 years (2.4 million) and health personnel (1.5 million).


Source: clarin

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