In the middle of the second wave, Argentina breaks the record of deaths by Kovid-19

The country’s president, Alberto Fernandez, acknowledged that this moment is difficult and said to continue to take care of the population: ‘I spend all day looking for labs and heads of state to give me vaccines’

EFE / Juan Ignacio RoncoroniAccording to official figures, in early April, since the outbreak of the second wave, Argentina has recorded a total of 4,679 deaths by Kovid-19.

Between the second wave of Kovid-19, Argentina This Thursday, 22, broke the record with 537 deaths from coronovirus. Although officials at Buenos Aires’ largest Charity cemetery say their activity continues within normal range, they are working to expand the land to add more graves. According to official figures, Argentina has recorded a total of 4,679 deaths per year since the outbreak of the second wave in early April. COVID-19, A daily average of over 200 nationwide, with peaks this Friday, at 23rd, 15th (383 deaths) and 14th (368).

On Thursday, the day that number was a record, led to Buenos Aires, which saw 327 deaths, followed by the capital with 58 as a separate jurisdiction and the province of Santa Fe with 37. These areas are also the highest number of deaths recorded since the onset of the epidemic. Province of Buenos Aires It has reached 30,625 so far, more than half of the entire country, ahead of the homeless city, with 10,209 and Santa Fe with 4,375. During an event in Rosario, the country’s president, Alberto Fernandez, Is considered a very difficult moment and has asked Argentina to continue taking care of itself. “I spend all day looking for labs, the head of state gives me the vaccine, seeing how fingering grows every day, seeing how many lives this damned virus takes every day … but this time That is upon us, a very difficult time ”, he lamented.

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Status in buenos aires

Fernan Quirós, Secretary of Health, Buenos Aires, Saturday, 24, said the increase in deaths of people infected for more than 60 years is very significant. The fatality rate is 4.38% in the 60- to 69-year-old population, 12.77% between 70 and 79 years, and 27.35% among those over 80 years of age. However, in the last eight months, the city has managed to reduce rates across all age groups by about 30%, from an average of 3% to 2.47%. “This is because many people are vaccinated and protected there and, therefore, become less seriously ill. We take great care of the elderly, because medicine is moving forward and because the health system is able to provide more adequate care Ready fast. The government of Buenos Aires yesterday ordered private health centers and social security to be rescheduled and suspended for 30-day scheduled appointments and medical interventions that are not considered urgent or that can be postponed or closed. is.

Despite this, Quiro defends that the number of infections in the capital is stable, with an average of 3,103 daily cases in the past seven days. “What can be seen very clearly is that the curve has stopped rising in the last seven to ten days, it is practically stable,” he said. However, Fernandez again defended his decision to suspend classes in the metropolitan area of ​​Buenos Aires, a ban that would last at least until April 30 because of fingering among children under 19 in the last 30 days The increase was over 200%. .

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