The Ministry of Health reported on Friday 88 new cases of coronavirus in the country and the total number of infected persons amounted to 2,758 . Of the total positives, 851 are imported cases, 997 to contagion by close contact while 474 are by Community transport. The rest is under epidemological research.
Meanwhile, in the last few hours, 7 people died, raising the number of fatal victiams to 129. There were five men, two aged 62 and 74, residing in the Province of Mendoza; two 95 and 80 years old living in the province of Buenos Aires; another 57 years old, resident in the Federal Capital.And two women one of 64 residents in the province of La Rioja, and another of 95 years, resident in the province of Buenos Aires.Of the total of confirmed patients this Friday, 14 are from the City of Buenos Aires, 34 of the province of Buenos Aires, 22 of Chaco, 6 of Córdoba, 1 of La Rioja , 1 mendoza, 1 Of Missions, 1 of Neuquén, 1 of Río Negro, 6 of Santa Fe, and 2 of Tierra del Fuego.The national government continues to count 11 cases of the Falkland Islands within the province of Tierra del Fuego following the illegal occupation by the United Kingdom over the territory. The nation’s chief of staff, Santiago Cafiero, anticipated that since Monday provinces that do not have community tranmission will begin to slightly lift quarantine.