The Ministry of Health of the Nation reported today that four people died from the last part provided yesterday by that portfolio, which brings the number of deaths due to the coronavirus to 456 since the arrival of the pandemic in Argentina.
Regarding the new deaths, it was reported that they are two men, aged 92 and 70, residing in the City of Buenos Aires and two women, one 44-year-old residing in the province of Buenos Aires; and a 96-year-old resident of the City of Buenos Aires.
The total of confirmed cases in Argentina is 12,076 and of these, 7,621 are currently studying the disease.
If the origin of the infection is taken into account, 955 (7.9%) are imported, 5,302 (43.9%) are close contacts of confirmed cases, 3,766 (31.2%) are cases of community circulation and the rest are confirmed. found in epidemiological research.
Of the total cases, 48.7% are women and 51.3% are men, and the main affected age groups correspond to people between 20 and 59 years old, with the average age being 38 years.
Yesterday 4,050 new samples were made and since the beginning of the outbreak 133,468 diagnostic tests were carried out for this disease, which is equivalent to 2,941.3 samples per million inhabitants.
The number of cases discarded until yesterday, by laboratory and by clinical-epidemiological criteria, is 99,145. If divided by jurisdiction, 9,560 cases out of the 12,076 total correspond to the City of Buenos Aires (5,500) and the Province of Buenos Aires (4060).
Among the jurisdictions that reported the most positive results since the start of the pandemic were Chaco (748 cases), Córdoba (456), Río Negro (352) and Santa Fe (260).
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