report another 406 deaths and 13,477 new positive cases

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report another 406 deaths and 13,477 new positive cases




-PHOTOGALLERY- CHRONIC ACCOMPANYING: CORONAVIRUS ARGENTINA - AME3295. BUENOS AIRES (ARGENTINA), 09/08/2020.- Medical personnel perform routine checks on COVID-19 patients, on September 6, 2020, in a hospital in the Province of Buenos Aires (Argentina). The coronavirus case curve escalates without pause in Argentina and health personnel are today the most valuable resource to face the pandemic, but doctors and nurses are already on the verge of collapse due to stress, exhaustion and the threat of contagion. EFE / Juan Ignacio Roncoroni


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-PHOTOGALLERY- CHRONIC ACCOMPANYING: CORONAVIRUS ARGENTINA – AME3295. BUENOS AIRES (ARGENTINA), 09/08/2020.- Medical personnel perform routine checks on COVID-19 patients, on September 6, 2020, in a hospital in the Province of Buenos Aires (Argentina). The curve of coronavirus cases escalates without pause in Argentina and health personnel are today the most valuable resource to face the pandemic, but doctors and nurses are already on the verge of collapse due to stress, exhaustion and the threat of contagion. EFE / Juan Ignacio Roncoroni


At a time when the controversy and the crosses for the deceased not counted in the province of Buenos Aires continues, Argentina was one step away from exceeding the barrier of 20,000 deaths from coronavirus, when notified this Tuesday another 406 deaths.

In addition, in its daily report, the Ministry of Health of the Nation notified 13,477 new positive cases in all the country.

Meanwhile, President Alberto Fernández launched the Plan Detect Federal from Santa Fe, a province that a few weeks ago became the second with the highest number of daily cases of coronavirus in the country and had 97 percent of its critical beds occupied.

According to official records, Santa Fe went from 1,137 to 38,369 total cases in a month, with an acceleration in the time of contagion, ranking as the third district in the country with the most accumulated cases.

According to official information, the Federal DetectAr proposes a national strategy to follow up close contacts with an active search for suspected coronavirus cases to facilitate timely diagnosis, guarantee isolation and care, and reduce transmission.

With the implementation of rapid tests that allow having the results in minutes, the territorial approach will be carried out effectively and asymptomatic patients will be able to know if they are confirmed positives.

The objective is to guarantee the timely and adequate isolation of suspected and confirmed cases and to develop the detection and follow-up of close contacts for 14 days together with the socio-sanitary accompaniment of the affected families.

The test is intended for people with symptoms compatible with Covid-19 until day 7 from its beginning and allows the result to be obtained in 15 minutes.

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