The health portfolio stated that the new affected is a 42-year-old male patient residing in the municipality of La Matanza
A third case of Covid-19 coronavirus was confirmed this Thursday in the province of Buenos Aires in a 42-year-old man from the Buenos Aires party of La Matanza, who had traveled to Spain, while awaiting the results of 42 other suspects of the disease, confirmed the Buenosairean Ministry of Health.
In the epidemiological bulletin released during the day, The health portfolio reported that the new one affected by Covid-19 is a “42-year-old male patient residing in the municipality of La Matanza with a history of travel to Spain until March 3 when he enters the country and began with symptoms that day but did the consultation yesterday “.
As detailed, between the epidemiological week (EW) 5 (January 26 to February 1) and the start of EW 11 (March 8 to March 14) of 2020, 87 cases were reported with acute respiratory infection and suspected emerging virus and 39 close contacts of confirmed cases.
Of the total of 87 suspected cases, three were confirmed, 32 were discarded, 10 were invalidated for not meeting the definition of a suspected case, and 42 await laboratory results.
Meanwhile, of the 39 contacts, two were discarded by the laboratory after being in isolation, one was invalidated and 36 are currently under home isolation and follow-up.
The first case of coronavirus in the province of Buenos Aires was detected on March 6 in a 67-year-old woman who was admitted to a care center in the San Martín party.
Meanwhile, on Monday night the Buenos Aires Ministry of Health ratified the second case of coronavirus in the district, of a 53-year-old woman who had traveled to Europe.
The woman, resident in the town of Vicente Lòpez, had returned on February 25 from a trip through Spain and Italy and started with symptoms on March 5 last.
As detailed by the provincial health portfolio, the patient was hospitalized in the Posadas hospital, stable and under respiratory isolation in accordance with current recommendations.
In total, throughout the country there are 10 infected and one deceased in the city of Buenos Aires, 2 infected in Chaco, 3 in the province of Buenos Aires, one case in San Luis, one in Córdoba and one in Río Negro.
So far there has been a single death from COVID-19, on Saturday of last week, at the Argerich Hospital. He was a 64-year-old man who had been in France and presented a complicated basic picture.
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