Buenos Aires, Argentina.- Argentina today confirmed 4,557 new cases of COVID-19 and the number of contagions in this country reached 299,126. Argentina’s Ministry of Health reported that in the last 24 hours there were 111 deaths, with the total number of deaths being 5,814. In its usual morning report, the ministry reported 47 deaths, corresponding to 21 men and 26 women, most of them residing in the province of Buenos Aires and in the city of Buenos Aires (Federal Capital) as well as in Chaco, Neuquén, Río Negro, Salta and Tierra del Fuego.
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In the Vespertino part, 64 other deaths were reported to 34 men and 30 women living mostly in the Bonaerense district and in the Federal Capital as well as in the provinces of Chaco, Entre Ríos, Río Negro, Santa Fe, Salta, Córdoba, Mendoza and Salta.Of the total cases of COVID-19 in Argentina 1,157 (0.4 percent) are imported , 76,226 (25.5 per cent) are contacts close to confirmed cases, 180,483 (60.3 per cent) are cases of community circulation and the rest is in epidemiological research. To date, some 217,850 people have recovered from the disease, while the number of cases ruled out is 550,625. Argentina extended until August 30 the quarantine that has run from 20 March to mitigate the spread of the disease of the new coronavirus. You might be interested in:
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