Coronavirus: a man died in Mar del Plata and is the fifth fatality in Argentina

This Tuesday the fifth death from coronavirus in Argentina was confirmed. This is a 71-year-old man who was admitted to the 25 de Mayo Clinic in the city of Mar del Plata.

The patient entered that health center on March 9, just arrived from his trip around Spain. He presented a picture of bilateral pneumonia, so the health protocols were activated. According to what could know the patient I already had a delicate picture before it was confirmed that I was infected with Covid-19.

Health authorities indicated that when the man arrived in the country he boarded a bus that took him to Mar del Plata and there a friend looked for him, who then took him to the hospital.

His medical history included a history of diabetes and kidney failure. In that city, three cases are kept under observation by contagion of Covid-19.

On Wednesday, March 11, the swab tests were sent to Buenos Aires and after being analyzed at the Malbrán Institute, it was confirmed that his case was positive. In this way, he became the first infected in Mar del Plata.

Until now there are five fatal victims of coronavirus in Argentina: one woman and four men.

According to the latest report from the National Ministry of Health, there are 301 confirmed cases in Argentina. On Monday night, 36 new cases of COVID-19 were reported: 11 in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, 5 in the Province of Buenos Aires, 13 in Santa Fe, 3 in Córdoba and 4 in Chaco.

Written by Argentina News

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