The Government reported that so far there are 44 patients hospitalized in intensive care for coronavirus and that “do not generate an overflow in the health system “. Said the secretary of Access to Health Carla Vizzotti in the official daily report, in which he reported that 32,000 cases of the disease were ruled out.
So far there are 745 infected and 19 dead from the disease, and the official spoke of the increase in cases that were recorded on Saturday. “That there have been 55 other new cases means that we are working hard and we have to see how it evolves. As we increase the possibility of diagnosis, we will accelerate the diagnosis of suspected cases, “he said.
Accompanied by the Undersecretary of Health Strategies Alejandro Costa and the infectious medicine doctor Analía Urueña, she stressed that the Malbrán Institute sent 31 thousand reagents to ten provinces and that between today and tomorrow the process of decentralization of the tests, which will be carried out in 35 laboratories.
Initially, the COVID-19 exams were only carried out in Malbrán and then they were decentralized to the Posadas, El Cruce and Garrahan national hospitals, as well as to the jurisdictions of Córdoba, Chaco, Santa Fe, City of Buenos Aires, Santa Cruz, Tierra del Fuego, San Luis and Neuquén.
The Ministry of Health will distribute 4,000 reagents to the province of Buenos Aires; Chaco, Córdoba, Santa Fe and Tierra del Fuego will receive 2000 each province. Another 3000 will go to the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.
While San Luis, San Juan, Mendoza, Neuquén, La Pampa, Chubut, Formosa, Misiones, Corrientes, Catamarca, Jujuy, La Rioja, Río Negro, Salta, Santa Cruz, Santiago del Estero, Tucumán and Entre Ríos will receive 1,000 each . Like the Garrahan and Posadas hospitals.
Costa indicated that so far there are 745 confirmed cases, which is recorded community broadcast in the metropolitan area, Buenos Aires and Chaco and local broadcast in conglomerates in Santa Fe, Córdoba and Tierra del Fuego.
Community transmission occurs when infected people they did not travel to regions with viral circulation or they had no contact with someone who has. While conglomerate contagion is generated when the outbreak occurs from a confirmed case but remains within a specific social environment.
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