The Ministry of Health of the Nation confirmed today that are 41 new positive cases of COVID-19 and that the number of infected increased to 266 people across the country. So far there have been four deaths from the virus in the country.
In the statement it was specified that, of the new cases are the province of Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Chaco, Tucumán and Misiones-
Thus, the districts that have not yet reported cases are: Chubut, La Pampa, Catamarca, Formosa, Misiones, San Juan and La Rioja.
So far there have been four deaths from coronavirus in the country. On March 7, a 64-year-old man who was admitted to the Argerich Hospital died; and on March 13, another 61-year-old man died in a private clinic in Resistencia, Chaco.
Last Wednesday, the third death was confirmed: a 64-year-old man who was at the Argentine Institute of Diagnosis, in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. Yesterday was the fourth confirmation. This is a 67-year-old woman who was admitted to the Güemes Clinic, in the Buenos Aires town of Luján.
These new cases are added to the 67 that were known yesterday, where the first infected in Mendoza were revealed. Despite being one of the first provinces to shield its borders, it recorded its first five cases. The first, confirmed by the provincial authorities, was that of a 62-year-old woman, who was traveling in Italy.
This noon the president Alberto Fernández He again questioned the people who violated the mandatory quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, and targeted those who left the country after the quarantine was decreed. “More than 20 thousand people left Argentina when I warned them that there was a pandemic, and part of those are those who demand that we bring them urgently, we must end that, “he said.