A 70 year old man which arrived on Tuesday from Miami and fulfilled the mandatory quarantine in a hotel in Recoleta died on Thursday night and health authorities are investigating whether he had coronavirus.
The result of the analysis carried out at the Fernández Hospital will reliably determine if this person is number 14 to lose their life for Covid-19 in Argentina.
As you could know TN.com.ar, at the time of being treated at the Hotel Deco, the man had a high fever. The information was confirmed by Ignacio Previgliano, director of that health center.
Since his arrival in the country, the man was reviewed on several occasions. According to what this medium could know, in the first of these he did not present symptoms of coronavirus and his general state of health was good.
The man had a history of gout, a common form of arthritis that affects the joints and tissues from an elevated level of uric acid in the blood. That being the case, on Wednesday he received the doctors again in his room and he had no temperature.
“He had no other diseases that exacerbate the presence of an infection. Unfortunately the disease was lethal“added the director of Fernández.
Last Thursday it was reviewed three times. Although everything seemed fine, At 5pm assistance was required from the room by “temporary loss of space and time “and fever. The doctor who treated him recommended studies for “confusional syndrome”, SAME was called and then he was transferred to the Fernández hospital, where he died after 10 p.m.
His wife, who also arrived on Flight 1305, is quarantining at the same hotel along with 17 other passengers.
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