Argentina reported 2,034 new cases of coronavirus covid-19Therefore, the total number of positives rose to 5,245,265, while deaths rose to 114,684, after 106 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
The figures mark an ascent compared to the positives reported this Tuesday, when 1,837 new cases and 61 deaths were reported.
Argentina recorded a daily record of infections on May 27, when 41,080 cases were reported, while the highest number of deaths in a single day was verified on June 22, with 792 deaths.
According to the daily report of the Ministry of Health, there are 5.1 million people who have been infected and have already been discharged, while the number of patients with a confirmed diagnosis of covid-19 who remain admitted to therapy units Intensive Care Unit (UTI) was 1,366 on this day, well below the 7,969 mark on June 14.
The percentage of bed occupancy in ICUs for all types of pathologies was 37.9% nationwide and 42% if only Buenos Aires and its periphery are considered.
Argentina experienced a rapid increase in covid-19 cases last April and May, with a high level of bed occupancy in ICUs, although the upward curve of positives began to ease in June.
After fourteen consecutive weeks of decline in the number of cases, the Argentine government announced on Tuesday health flexibilities such as the end of the use of outdoor masks from October and the gradual opening of the borders to allow the entry of all foreigners from next november.
Meanwhile, with some 45 million inhabitants, the country continues with its vaccination campaign against the coronavirus, which began at the end of last December.
According to official data released this Wednesday, so far 49.7 million doses have been applied and 54.4 million vaccines have been distributed throughout the Argentine territory.
A total of 29.1 million people received the first dose of the vaccine, while 20.6 million were already inoculated with the second.
According to an official statement from the health portfolio, the Posadas National Hospital in the province of Buenos Aires reported that on this day that for the first time in more than 18 months it does not have ICU beds due to covid-19.
The Virology Laboratory of the medical center processed 300 daily samples with a positivity of up to 80% during the hardest stage of the pandemic, currently the samples dropped to 100 per day and only 10% of positive cases.
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