10/27/2020 Coronavirus.- Argentina adds another 10,000 new coronavirus infections. The Argentine health authorities have reported this Wednesday that 10,332 new coronavirus infections have been detected in the last 24 hours, so the number of people who have contracted the disease since the beginning of the health crisis It now stands at 1,339,005. POLICY ROBERTO ALMEIDA AVELEDO / ZUMA PRESS / CONTACTOPHO
MADRID, 19 (EUROPA PRESS)
Argentine health authorities have reported this Wednesday that 10,332 new coronavirus infections have been detected in the last 24 hours, so the number of people who have contracted the disease since the start of the health crisis already rises to 1,339,005 .
The Ministry of Health has also confirmed the death of 241 people due to COVID-19 in the last day, with a total balance of 36,347 accumulated deaths in the South American country.
So far, 1,156,474 people have managed to recover from the coronavirus, while 146,516 cases are still active, of which 4,267 correspond to patients admitted to intensive care beds.
In the last daily balance of the Health portfolio, it is reported that the percentage of occupancy of beds in intensive care units for adults is 58 percent at the national level and 60.5 percent in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires.
Also this Wednesday, the president, Alberto Fernández, has assured that “from January we will begin to vaccinate”, to which he added that his intention is “to vaccinate the largest number of people between January and February, so that in March the risk of contagion subsides, when the moment of the second wave arrives “, as he explained in an interview on radio AM 750.
For his part, in another interview for the television channel Canal 9, the head of the Health portfolio, Ginés González García, has assured that “it will be the largest vaccination campaign in the history of Argentina, since it will mobilize all ministries, provinces and many institutions and jurisdictions “.