09/14/2021 4:58 PM
Updated 9/14/2021 5:22 PM
Hours after the third fatal case of the Delta variant in Argentina was confirmed, the Government updated the figures for the pandemic.
In the last 24 hours,
3,017 new infections
In this way, since the beginning of the health crisis, the country has exceeded 5.2 million infections detected and
113 thousand deaths
The data comes from the health report published this afternoon by the Ministry of Health, based on information provided by the provinces.
As reported by the ministry about adults in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), there are 1,851 hospitalized for Covid, with a bed occupancy percentage of 41% in the Nation and 42.6% in the AMBA.
The detail by province
The list of new infections did not have any province that exceeds a thousand cases, with Buenos Aires (913) as the one that reported the most infections.
They followed her:
Between Rivers 162
La Pampa 53
La Rioja 16
Rio Negro 69
Saint John 32
Saint Louis 12
Santa Cruz 20
Santa Fe 192
Santiago del Estero 39
Tierra del Fuego 13
As for the 176 deaths reported by the health portfolio, they were reported from: Buenos Aires (70);
Entre Ríos (9);
La Pampa (4);
La Rioja (1);
Rio Negro (5);
San Juan (2);
Santa Fe (14);
Santiago del Estero (3);
Tierra del Fuego (1) and Tucumán (23).
In Argentina, 5.2 million coronavirus infections were detected, since the beginning of the pandemic.
Photo Orlando Pelichotti / Los Andes
The country has been going through the
lowest point of the contagion curve
since the first wave, registered in the middle of last year.
According to data from the 7 days prior to today's part - from September 7 to 13 - the average fell to
2,690 infected per day
This represents a monthly drop of
compared to the peak in May, when it reached 33,171.
Despite this slowdown, Argentina ranks
among the countries with the
highest number of positive cases
detected throughout the pandemic.
Meanwhile, it ranks
among those with the most
registered, according to the
The daily average of deaths is
-also with the data of the last week-.
It remains well below the record of 603 recorded on June 11.
per million inhab.
per million inhab.
Third death by Delta
This Tuesday, a Brazilian trucker who had been
infected with the Delta variant
died in Mendoza
He was hospitalized for three weeks at the Perrupato hospital, in the town of San Martín.
It is the
third fatal case in Argentina
The 42-year-old man had been hospitalized since August 28 for covid-19.
Shortly after arriving in the province, he presented symptoms and was swabbed in a hospital in Greater Mendoza, after which he was isolated and admitted to intensive care at the Perrupato hospital.
According to the newspaper Los Andes, he was vaccinated with
a single dose of Pfizer
In mid-August, the first two deaths in the country had been confirmed by Delta: they are patient zero from Córdoba - a man who had returned from Peru and had not completed the isolation - and a woman who had been infected by close contact.
Between today and tomorrow, the distribution of 1,417,165 vaccines against covid-19 to the provinces will be completed.
This batch includes the first 100,000 doses of Pfizer, 399,680 single-dose schedules of CanSino, 760,625 components 2 of Sputnik V and 156,240 of Moderna.
Over the weekend Argentina exceeded 60 million serums received.
According to data released to the Public Vaccination Monitor, up to this morning 51,999,944 doses had been distributed to the provinces, of which
4.6 million remain to be applied
According to official data, 86% of those over 18 years of age received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
Photo: Orlando Pelichotti / Los Andes
of the population has the least vaccine covid-19 (28,779,514 are dose).
According to official sources, this represents
86.8% of those over 18 years of age
This group includes 18,524,049 people who completed their scheme (
of the total and 56.4% of those over 18).
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