06/17/2021 4:58 PM
Updated 06/17/2021 17:00
, after the Government confirmed
23,780 new cases
In turn, another
from covid-19 were reported.
The figures are part of the daily part published this afternoon by the Ministry of Health, based on the information provided by the provinces in the last 24 hours.
The cut, as usual, was made at 15.
When looking at the accumulated numbers since the beginning of the health crisis, Argentina ranks as the
with the highest number of infected people detected, with more than
4.2 million positives
Above are the United States, India, Brazil, France, Turkey, Russia, the United Kingdom and Italy.
A student is swabbed in the City as part of the operation to detect possible infections in the school environment.
Meanwhile, after exceeding
87 thousand deaths
, it is
among the most affected countries.
More vaccines arrive
The country received
since the start of the immunization plan, in the last days of 2020. Of that total, 20,221,790 were distributed to the provinces and
3,049,162 remain to be applied
The Government reported that between yesterday and today a new batch of 900,200 doses of the Astrazeneca vaccine is being distributed, which arrived in the country on Monday.
Official sources confirmed to
that this weekend the Aerolineas Argentinas operation will begin to search for the first
two million Sinopharm vaccines of
the new contract for 6 million that was signed with China.
They would arrive in at least two flights.
In Argentina, 15.5 million swabs have been carried out so far to detect cases of coronavirus.
Photo Maxi Failla
Health Minister Carla Vizzotti announced on Tuesday that a new shipment of Sputnik V from Russia will arrive in the next few days, although the quantity or of which component has not yet been defined.
Until this Thursday morning
people received at least one vaccine against covid-19 throughout the country.
of the population, out of a total of 45,376,763 inhabitants estimated by INDEC in 2020.
According to the data published in the Public Vaccination Monitor, 3,563,177 of those vaccinated also received the second dose with which the immunization schedule is completed.
Currently, all provinces have started vaccinating the first groups of those under 60 years of age without comorbidities.
The second wave
The country remains the
with the highest number of
in the world, behind India, Brazil and Colombia.
In the week prior to today's report - between Thursday 10 and this Wednesday - the average per day was
, an average that has been falling after the latest restrictions.
On May 23, it had peaked at 33,171.
Since then, it has registered a decrease of
per million inhab.
per million inhab.
When seeing the incidence with respect to the population, the country fell to seventh place - it was in fifth place for more than 10 days - with
506 infected daily per million inhabitants
Ahead are two countries in the region Uruguay (2nd) and Colombia (6th), in addition to Seychelles, Mongolia, Bahrain and the Maldives.
Since last week the death data are at the highest levels of the pandemic.
In the week prior to today's report, 3,997 were reported;
that is, 571 per day.
The daily average of Argentine deaths is now the fourth highest globally, after being surpassed by Colombia, which now ranks fourth.
India and Brazil remain in the first two places.
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