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Coronavirus in Argentina: 21,346 new cases are confirmed in the last 24 hours and there is a record of intensive care occupation throughout the country


It was reported by the Ministry of Health this Sunday, in its daily part. In addition, there were 348 deaths from covid.

05/30/2021 17:00

  • Clarí

  • Society

Updated 05/30/2021 5:24 PM

In the last of the 9 days of the confinement imposed to contain the advance of the second wave, the Government confirmed this Sunday 

21,346 new cases

 and 348 deaths from coronavirus in Argentina.

This was reported by the Ministry of Health this afternoon, in the daily report prepared with the data provided by the provinces in the last 24 hours.

A new record for

severe Covid patients was set,

on the rise since May 7.

This Sunday 7,206 were reported, a number that exceeds the previous peak (6,909, a figure reached on Saturday).


occupancy of intensive care beds

also rose

, both in the AMBA and at the national level.

In the metropolitan region it reached 77.2% occupancy, while

throughout Argentina it reached another record

: 77.5%, higher than the 77.1% reported last Friday.

Argentina is the ninth country with the highest number of accumulated coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic.

Photo: EFE

84,421 tests were carried out in the last 24 hours, with

25.3% positivity.,

With the 21,346 cases registered this Sunday, there are already 3,753,609 positives for covid since the start of the pandemic.

Of these, 3,319,068 have already been recovered.

With more than

3.7 million infections

detected since the beginning of the health crisis, Argentina is the

ninth country

with the highest number of accumulated positives and the

second in South America

, behind Brazil.

Meanwhile, the 348 deaths reported in the last daily part bring the deaths from coronavirus in Argentina to 77,456.

Thus, more than

77 thousand deaths

of patients with covid-19

were confirmed

throughout the pandemic, the


highest figure globally.

The detail, province by province

The Province of Buenos Aires was once again the jurisdiction with the most cases registered on the day: 6,446 reported this Sunday, totaling 1,600,264 since the start of the pandemic.

It was followed by


(3,441 - 308,317) and

Santa Fe

(2,540 - 342,636), while the City of Buenos Aires was the fourth jurisdiction in number of infected (1,819 - 416,145).

Another ten provinces

exceeded 300 daily cases.

These are Formosa (777 - 29,647), Entre Ríos (737 - 85,033), Corrientes (620 - 51,113), Neuquén (600 - 89,550), Catamarca (497 - 23,418), Tucumán (481 - 128,623), San Luis (453 - 52,531), Mendoza (450 - 119,878), Santiago del Estero (411 - 43,372) and Chaco (352 - 57,727).

The detail of the cases, province by province, is completed with: La Pampa (298 - 42,338), Salta (287 - 44,952), San Juan (255 - 36,609), Misiones (189 - 20,264), Río Negro (170 - 73,614) ), Jujuy (143 - 28,212), Chubut (128 - 62,302), Santa Cruz (111 - 51,324), La Rioja (109 - 17,289) and Tierra del Fuego (32 - 28,451).

As for the

deaths from covid

, the Province of Buenos Aires reported 196 this Sunday. The City of Buenos Aires reported 30 deaths and Río Negro, 29.

There were also more than a dozen deaths in Córdoba (15), Entre Ríos (14), Mendoza (14), Santa Fe (11) and Santiago del Estero (11).

The other provinces in which deaths from coronavirus were reported were: Chaco (6), Neuquén (5), Formosa (4), San Luis (4), San Juan (3), Tierra del Fuego (3), Jujuy (1 ), Misiones (1) and Salta (1).


This Monday morning

2,150,000 AstraZeneca vaccines

will arrive in the country

, the second shipment of the contract that the country signed with the laboratory and the first that will be shipped from Mexico, where the active ingredient that is produced in our country is packaged.



per million inhab.




per million inhab.


Johns Hopkins






"We have pending the delivery of the May quota of

900,000 doses

that they will tell us when depending on the flights, reservations, releases and exports," Health Minister Carla Vizzotti explained today, after returning from her trip to Mexico and Cuba.

The official added that "we have for the June quota of this contract

three and a half million doses

that would begin to arrive from June 14" and added that work is being done "to receive vaccines from Russia also during this week."

Presidential adviser Cecilia Nicolini affirmed that the negotiations with Moscow aim to regularize shipments towards an average of

between 800 thousand and one million Sputnik V

per week, and that it seeks to increase the number of doses of the second component that arrives in each batch.

Minister Carla Vizzotti returned to Argentina this Sunday after her trip to Mexico and Cuba and provided details about the vaccination plan.

In addition, as announced by the Government, it is planned to add two million Sinopharm and another four in July.

So far Argentina has received

15,483,400 doses


According to official data, as of this Sunday morning 15,272,890 were distributed to the provinces, of which 12,063,160 were applied.

Some 2.7 million people received the two injections that complete the immunization schedule.

The second wave

The rate of infections accelerated after the long Easter weekend - first in the AMBA and then in the Interior - and the impact of new variants of the virus was evident, mainly that of Manaus, the United Kingdom and the Andean .

Argentina is today the

third country

with the highest number of new infections in the world.

In the last 7 days -between Sunday 23 and Saturday 29-, the average per day was



This figure is only surpassed by India and Brazil.

In fourth place is Colombia, followed by the United States.

The high level of occupation of intensive therapies in Argentina is of concern.

Photo: Ignacio Blanco / Los Andes

When seeing the incidence of this new outbreak with respect to the population, Argentina is


globally, with

687 infected daily per million inhabitants


The four that exceed it (Maldives, Seychelles, Bahrain and Uruguay) have less than 4 million inhabitants, so their rates soared more before the new outbreak.

The data of new deaths are also worrying.

Argentina is now the

fifth country

with the most fatal cases per day with an average of 488 (taking the data from the last week).

It is only surpassed by India, Brazil, the United States and Colombia.


Look also

Coronavirus in Argentina: one by one, how the arrival of vaccines continues

Carla Vizzotti: "The Copa América is not 100% defined"

Coronavirus: only 25% of paid vaccines have already entered Argentina

Source: clarin

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