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
, 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.
84,421 tests were carried out in the last 24 hours, with
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
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
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
(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.
"We have pending the delivery of the May quota of
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
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
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
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
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.
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