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Coronavirus in Argentina: 43 deaths and 2,234 confirmed infections, highest figure in two months

U.S.A.Coronavirus in Argentina: 43 deaths and 2,234 confirmed infections,...

The country’s health ministry gave this information Wednesday, November 24 He, In the last 24 hours, there were 43 deaths and 2,234 new coronavirus infections: the highest number since September 17, when 2,308 were reported, Various experts attribute the increase in cases to the long weekend, where 25% more tourists went than before the pandemic.

Thus, a total of 5,319,867 positives accumulated in the country since the start of the pandemic, while the deaths stood at 116,458.

On the other end, 41,234 tests were done from yesterday till todayWith a positivity rate of 5.41%. Since the outbreak began, 25,988,908 clinical trials have been conducted for the disease. Till date, 18,436 active positive cases have been registered across the country and 5,184,973 have been cured.

Of the total deaths today, There are 21 men and 22 women, The provinces that recorded the most deaths were Buenos Aires (12), Chubut (10) and Tucumán (7).

According to the epidemiological part, Currently 594 people with coronavirus are hospitalized in intensive care in Argentina, In this context, the percentage of bed occupancy at the national level is 35.7% and in the metropolitan area of ​​Buenos Aires (AMBA) it is 40.2%.

NS 2,234 new infections, 811 are from the province of Buenos Aires, 345 are from the city of Buenos Aires, 18 from Katmarka, 10 from Chacko, 29 from Chubut, Coriantes K 104, 226 from Cordoban, 19 from Entre Rios, 2 from Formosa, 13 from Jujuy, 10 from La Pampa, 2 from La Rioja, 39 from Mendoza, 16 from Misiones, 58 from Neuquén, 80 from Rio Negro, 110 Salta . From, 10 from San Juan, 6 from San Luis, 1 from Santa Cruz, 58 from Santa Fe, 2 from Santiago del Estero, 1 from Tierra del Fuego and 264 from Tukuman,

Head of the Buenos Aires Health Portfolio this morning, Nicholas Kreplacki, noted the new wave of COVID-19 cases occurring in Europe and proposed that those who have not yet been vaccinated do so. Furthermore, he reiterated that it is possible that re-growth will occur during the summer and believed that there will be one in the winter of 2022.”Since, that season of the year we have to come to grips with the very high vaccination percentage”, he emphasized.

In such a situation, the officer expressed his special There is concern because the youngest children in the province of Buenos Aires are not going to be vaccinated. “One thing is seen in the whole world, When the intensity of the epidemic subsides, the group considered to be least at risk is the group that is least vaccinated“We have about 35% to 40% of the childless population in the Buenos Aires area, which is really worrying,” Kreplak stressed about the age group of 3 to 11.

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Also, and with the aim of raising awareness among the population, the provincial government conducted a campaign from here till the end of the year so that teachers an academic module On the importance of vaccines against COVID-19. ,The idea is that they talk about it in classes and they can even invite parents to be trained in this regard, because perhaps some of those who don’t enroll, not because of fear but out of information. due to shortage.”, said the officer.

As per the latest update of Public Immunization Monitor Till this morning, 84,436,025 doses were distributed across the country, of which 66,426,671 were implemented. Of this, 36,229,716 people were vaccinated at least once and 28,776,742 people have a complete vaccination plan.

In return, 1,168,137 people received an additional dose and another 252,076, a booster dose., In the case of the first, it is administered 21 days after the second dose and is intended for immunized people over the age of three, regardless of the plan they received, and for people over 50 who have received it . sinoform,

Instead reinforcement, as explained by the health minister, Carla Vizotti, given at least six months after completing the primary two-dose schedule. This vaccination is currently being implemented,Health workers over 60 years of age,

According to the National Health Portfolio data registered as of 19 November 2021, this can be done A reading of the percentage of the population receiving the dose, by their age group, Below 12 years (36.5%), 12 to 17 years (71.1%), 18 to 29 years (86.7%), 30 to 39 years (93.1%), 40 to 49 years (96.2%), 50 to 59 years ( 95.8%), 60 to 69 years (97.4%), 70 to 79 years (96.8%), 80 to 89 years (91.3%), 90 to 99 years (73%) and over 100 (33.9%).

Regarding those who complete their scheme with two applicationsThere are children below 12 years of age (9.2%), 12 to 17 years (37.3%), 18 to 29 years (65.4%), 30 to 39 years (78.3%), 40 to 49 years. (86.2%), 50 to 59 years (89.3%), 60 to 69 years (92.7%), 70 to 79 years (93.2%), 80 to 89 years (87%), 90 to 99 years (69%) and over 100 (27.8%).

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