May 16, 2022 3:14 pm

Coronavirus in Argentina: 179 deaths and 41,978 new infections reported

Government reported this Saturday 41,978 new Covid infections, which raised the count national to 8,313,614. of that number, 7,496,682 have already overcome the disease people and 696,096 patients are active cases. Cases are down, and in the last seven days, the average was lower than the previous week. Infections fell more than 30% and deaths rose more than 50% this week.

in the last seven days 520,962 cases were registered, which gives a daily average of 74,423. that number the last week it had been 109,004. In other words, a decrease of close to 32% was recorded.

Meanwhile, the health centers in the provinces and the city of Buenos Aires reported 179 deaths, with what the death toll rises to 120,836. In the last seven days, 1,733 deaths were recorded, which gives a daily average of 248. This represents an increase of 55% compared to to the previous week, when the daily average was 160.

The provinces that reported infections were:

Among the dead admitted to the National Health Surveillance System (SNVS), two people residing in the province of Buenos Aires and one in Río Negro did not present gender data, the rest 96 were men who lived in:

While, the women were 80 and lived in:

What’s more, it was reported that 77,448 tests were processed yesterday. Since the beginning of the outbreak, 32,440,547 tests diagnoses for this disease.

On the other hand, Until yesterday, 2,924 people had the disease in Intensive Care Units (ICU). Therapy beds are 49.8% occupied nationally. In the Metropolitan Area of ​​Buenos Aires (AMBA) that number reaches 48.1%.

In turn, in the “Public Vaccination Monitor”, which the Government began to disseminate after the VIP vaccination scandal, it is indicated that, with data up to 6 in the morning, 96,391,171 doses were distributed. 86,897,151 have already been applied: 39,586,367 people received a single dose and of that total, 34,905,760 completed the vaccination process and 12,405,024 received a booster or third dose.

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