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New epidemiological part: how many cases of coronavirus were registered today in Argentina

In its last epidemiological part, the Ministry of Health of the Nation reported a total of 4,681 new cases of coronavirus in all the countrya decrease of 395 infections compared to the previous day.

With this new update, Argentina goes on to accumulate 8,985,836 infections of coronavirus since the arrival of the pandemic, in early March 2020; while the rate of people recovered from virus rose to 8,791,259 cases. Currently, 67,243 people remain active patients.

47,676 swabs were performed in the last 24 hours.

On the other hand, 39 deaths were reported throughout the country in the past day, of which 17 were men and 22 were women. With this they add up 127,334 people died as a result of the coronavirus since March 8, 2020, when the first fatality was reported.

In terms of hospitalizations, Health reported that there are 741 people hospitalized in Intensive Care Units (ICU) in the countrywhich raises the percentage of bed occupancy to 39.3% nationwide.

New epidemiological part: how many cases of coronavirus were registered today in Argentina
In the Metropolitan Area of ​​Buenos Aires (AMBA), the hospital occupancy rate is 40.1%.

Epidemiological situation by provinces

With 2,239 new cases of coronavirus in a single day, the Province of Buenos Aires stands as the jurisdiction with the most daily infections in the entire country; followed by the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (579), Córdoba (393), Tucumán (314), Misiones (232) and Santa Fe (163).

While in the rest of the provinces, the daily cases per the virus are distributed as follows:

  • The Pampas: 98
  • Neuquen: 99
  • Chubut: 86
  • Formosan: 71
  • Saint John: 58
  • Black River: 58
  • Mendoza: 55
  • Between Rivers: 53
  • Chaco: 36
  • Jump: 34
  • Currents: 31
  • Catamarca: 23
  • Holy Cross: 20
  • St. Louis: 16
  • Land of Fire: 10
  • Jujuy: 6
  • La Rioja: 4
  • Santiago del Estero: 3
Since the arrival of the pandemic, 34,925,083 swabs have been carried out in Argentina.

National vaccination rate

Until the 5:00 p.m. cutoff today, Wednesday, March 16, In Argentina, 95,310,114 vaccines have been applied against coronavirusof the 102,876,090 doses distributed throughout the national territory.

Specifically, 40,526,118 people (89.3% of the population) received the first dose of the drugs, 36,729,155 people (80.3% of the population) have already completed the scheme with the two recommended serums and 15,016,548 people (39.8% of the population) reinforced the regimen with a third dose.

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