Since the beginning of the fourth wave of coronavirusone of the provinces most affected by the increase in infections has been Buenos Aires, for which the authorities ask to take precautions.
According to the Buenos Aires Vice Minister of Health in the province there is “a daily average of 40% more infections of covid 19 than last week”, which is consistent with the fourth wave of coronavirus.
However, in order to avoid hospitalizations, which so far are low, the Ministry of Health has requested to reinforce care to avoid massive infections of coronavirus.
In this sense, the Minister of Health of the province, Nicolás Kreplak, insisted that it is necessary to use the chinstrap again in closed spaces. He also recommended frequent hand washing and keeping areas ventilated.
Although the increase in cases has been significant and the minister himself warned that “the speed of growth in infections has been very strong in the last three or four weeks,” hospitalizations have not had the same effect.
This, thanks to vaccination coverage; For this reason, the authorities will reinforce the inoculation campaigns so that more citizens complete their schemes and receive the reinforcement.
In recent days, the governor of Buenos Aires, Axel Kicillof, authorized the fourth free and federal dose for all those over 18 years of age. The only condition to receive the booster is that four months have passed since the last application.
How are coronavirus cases nationwide?
According to the latest report from the Ministry of Health of the Nation, published this Sunday, in the last week, the cases went from 33,989 to 43,487, which meant an increase of 9,498 infections.
This leaves the country with 9,178,795 positive cases, since the beginning of the pandemic and 128,825 deaths, since in the last week there were 49 deaths due to the disease.