The Secretary of Access to Health of Argentina, Carla Vizzotti, communicated during this day that in the coming days there may be a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases.
As he explained, this should be to a greater number of tests in areas of community transmission, with the specific search in certain sectors.
“We are looking very precisely at the issue of therapies and the deceased.Since in this context in which there is community circulation and also many active searches, when they begin to be confirmed by clinical and epidemiological, increasing mild cases can greatly increase the number of cases“, Said the authority in All News.
“We have to watch carefully the places where the health system is beginning to strain and where is the risk of not being able to respond ”, continued Vizzotti.
The Ministry of Health of Argentina reported that in the last hours 4,688 new cases and 51 deaths from coronavirus were recorded, accumulating a total of 246,499 infections and 4,606 deaths.
Situation #COVID19 in Argentina
Confirmed: 4,688 | Total: 246,499
Deceased: 51 | Total: 4,606
ICU bed occupancy: 1565
Percentage of total occupancy of adult ICU beds:
– Nation: 56.8%
– AMBA: 66,7%
– Ministry of Health of the Nation (@msalnacion) August 9, 2020