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One by one, in which cities in Argentina were the new variants of the coronavirus detected

2021-04-12T23:34:52.839Z

An official report detailed where they found those from the United Kingdom, Manaus and Rio de Janeiro; and the S_L452R and S_L452Q mutations.



04/12/2021 20:10

  • Clarín.com

  • Society

Updated 04/12/2021 8:11 PM

The

Argentine Inter-institutional Genomics Project

of SARS-COV-2

(PAIS) -dependent of the Ministry of Science- released this Monday a detail of how many cases were detected with the new coronavirus variants and their mutations.

The report indicates that 54 samples of the variant from the

United Kingdom

, 18 from

Manaus

, 32 from

Rio de Janeiro

and as many of the

S_L452R

and

S_L452R

mutations

were

detected

.

In the publication, it is also detailed in which provinces and cities they were detected. 

UK variant

Through the joint detection of the mutations N501Y, A570D, D614G, P681H and T716I, the United Kingdom variant was identified in a total of 54 samples, indicated the report N ° 19 of the Country Project.

A total of

22

cases were detected in the

City of Buenos Aires

, of which 20 have no travel history or epidemiological link with travelers.

Another four cases corresponded to the Buenos Aires suburbs: one from

Ituzaingó

, one from

Tres de Febrero

, one from

Merlo

and one from

Haedo

, all with no travel history or epidemiological link with travelers.

The report highlighted that "an increase in the frequency of detection of the United Kingdom variant was observed in cases with no epidemiological link with tourism in the Metropolitan Area of ​​Buenos Aires (AMBA) in the last epidemiological weeks."

In addition, two cases were detected in the Buenos Aires city of

Lobos

and six in

Mercedes

with no travel history or epidemiological link with travelers.

In the AMBA there were cases of all the new variants that were detected in the country.

Photo: Xinhua

Also three cases in

Bolívar

from a total of 19 samples, the investigation of which showed that one person had traveled to the Buenos Aires city of Olavarría and another was in close contact with a positive from La Plata.

In

Olavarría

, 11 cases were detected, with no travel history or epidemiological link with travelers.

Meanwhile, in the province of

Córdoba they

were found in individuals with a history of travel to affected areas, while in the city of

Santa Fe

in a person with no history of travel or close contact with travelers who had been selected from a total of 9.

Manaus variant

It was located in 16 cases of the

City

 of which 15 have no travel history or contact with travelers.

In the province of

Córdoba

, a case of the Manaus variant was detected in a person with a history of travel to affected areas.

In the province of

Santa Fe

a case was found in the city of Rafaela, with no history of travel or close contact with travelers.

In the country, cases of the variants of Manaus, Rio de Janeiro and the United Kingdom have already been detected.

Photo: Reuters

Variant Rio de Janeiro

The S_E484K mutation was detected in 32 samples, of which 15 are from the

City

, two from

Hurlingham

and one from

Merlo

, three from

Lanús

, two from

Berazategui

, one from

Almirante Brown

and one from

Ezeiza

, one from

Tigre

and one from

Vicente López

, and two from

Lobos

, two from

Mercedes

and one from

Olavarría

.

S_L452R mutation


This was discovered in seven samples corresponding to the

City

(one case),

Almirante Brown

(one case),

La Matanza

(one case),

Lanús Oeste

(one case),

La Plata

(one case) and

San Martín de los Andes

(one

case).

case) and another sample with a diagnosis in CABA, but without information on the individual's place of residence, which, according to the available information, neither has a travel history, nor close contact with travelers.

S_L452Q mutation

The latter was detected in 63 samples corresponding to 23 cases from the

City

, 26 to the south of

Greater Buenos Aires

, 4 to the west of

Greater Buenos Aires

, one in

Suipacha

, one in

Bolívar

, one from

La Plata

, one from

Neuquén

and two from

Santa Fe

.

These last cases did not present an epidemiological link between them and correspond to infections acquired in the community.

Source: Télam.

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