07/24/2021 4:59 PM
Updated 07/24/2021 5:15 PM
This Saturday the Government confirmed
11,136 new cases
In this way, Argentina exceeds 4.8 million infected and 103 thousand deaths since the start of the pandemic.
The update of the figures was published this afternoon by the Ministry of Health of the Nation in the health part prepared with the information provided by the provinces in the last 24 hours.
Of the deceased notified, 133 resided in the province of Buenos Aires, 27 in Mendoza, 13 in the City of Buenos Aires;
ten in Formosa and Santa Fe;
eight in Córdoba, six in Jujuy, four in Salta;
three in Chaco and Chubut;
two in Catamarca, Misiones and Río Negro;
and one in La Papa and Entre Ríos.
Of the 255,189 people who are suffering from the disease, 4,318 remain hospitalized in Intensive Care Units (ICU).
The occupancy level in this sector is 54.9% in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA) and 56.9% in the rest of the country.
In recent weeks there has been a sharp decline in the number of patients with covid-19 admitted to intensive care, after almost 8,000 in mid-June Photo: Ignacio Blanco / Los Andes
The highest number of infections on the day were registered in the province of Buenos Aires (2,834), Córdoba (1,596), Santa Fe (1,204) and the Federal Capital (736).
Then they were located Corrientes (495), Tucumán (425), Chaco (393), Santiago del Estero (333), Entre Ríos (328), Salta (318), Mendoza (314), San Luis (274), Formosa (274 ), La Pampa (247), Río Negro (242) and Catamarca (212).
The part was completed by Jujuy (193), Neuquén (191), La Rioja (180), Misiones (179), Chubut (98), Tierra del Fuego (38), Santa Cruz (25) and San Juan (7).
In the last 24 hours, 85,239 tests were carried out, with a
positivity of 13%.
Taking the statistics accumulated since March of last year, Argentina remains in the
of the nations with the highest number of infected.
In addition, it is the
to exceed 100,000 fatal cases.
The other ten are the United States, Brazil, India, Mexico, Peru, Russia, the United Kingdom, Italy, Colombia and France.
To put the figures released this Saturday into context, the average number of daily infections for the last week - from July 17 to 23 - had been
It is the
highest average worldwide, according to data from the Our Wolrd In Data site.
Meanwhile, in the same period,
deaths per day
had been reported
highest average, according to the same source.
per million inhab.
per million inhab.
This Friday the first transfer operation for the new contract for Sinopharm vaccines ended.
With the arrival of 320 thousand doses, the
8 million planned for July were completed
The agreement contemplates another 16 million that must arrive between August and September.
Meanwhile, amid the delays to complete the schedules of the people who received the first dose of Sputnik V, the Government reported that in the next few days 1,000 liters of the active component will be received to complete the production of more than
1,600,000 doses. 2
in the Richmond laboratory plant.
Since December 2020,
41,033,430 vaccines have
arrived in Argentina
, of which 14,000,000 are Sinopharm;
11,868,830 Sputnik V, (9,375,670 of component 1 and 2,493,160 of component 2);
9,140,600 AstraZeneca and Oxford whose active principle was produced in Argentina;
1,944,000 AstraZeneca by the WHO COVAX mechanism and 580,000 AstraZeneca-Covishield.
A woman receives a dose of the coronavirus vaccine in Technopolis.
According to the latest official data, as of this morning 35,066,774 doses had been sent to the provinces, of which
5.6 million still remain to be applied
According to figures published in the Public Vaccination Monitor, 23,492,843 people received at least one vaccine.
of the population, out of the 45,808,747 inhabitants estimated by INDEC this year.
Within the total number of vaccinated, 5,944,9197 people are included who also received the second dose with which the immunization schedule is completed.
of the population.
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