Argentina registered 8,300 new cases of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, with which the total number of positives rose to 2,269,877, while the deaths amounted to 54,946, after 123 deaths were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
According to the daily report released by the Argentine Ministry of Health, there are 2,049,035 patients who have already been discharged, while 3,574 people with a confirmed diagnosis of covid-19 remain admitted to intensive care units.
The percentage of occupancy of intensive care beds for all types of pathologies is 55.7% nationwide, but 59.2% if only Buenos Aires and its populous periphery are considered.
So far, in Argentina 8.47 million tests have been carried out to detect the virus, of which 44,058 were carried out this Wednesday.
Argentina it had a peak of daily infections on October 21, with 18,326 positives, and then at the beginning of January there was a rebound, with a currently rising curve.
The southern country, with a population of about 45 million inhabitants, began its vaccination campaign against covid-19 at the end of last December and has already received 4,380,540 doses of vaccines against covid-19 from various providers.
That set is made up of 2,800,540 doses of Sputnik V, 580,000 doses of the Covishield vaccine, developed by the University of Oxford and the AstraZeneca laboratory and produced by the Serum Institute of India, and one million doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine. .
This is a much lower amount than what the country expected to have for this time of year and the Government itself has admitted the delays in the vaccination plan, which it justifies in the delays on the part of the providers.
According to official data released this Wednesday, 3,357,772 doses have been applied so far.
A total of 2,722,622 people received the first dose of the vaccine, while 635,150 people were already inoculated with the second dose.