Epidemiological situation COVID-19 Argentina

Source: Ministry of Health of the Nation

To date, only imported cases of COVID-19 are registered in Argentina.

The country is on maximum alert to sensitize epidemiological surveillance and response integrated and timely.

Argentina continues in the containment phase to detect suspected cases early, ensure their isolation, provide adequate care to patients and implement research, prevention and control measures aimed at reducing the risk of dissemination of infection in the population.

To date, a total of twenty-one are recorded (21) confirmed imported cases of COVID-19 including one (1) deceased. The patients are complying with the isolation established by the health authorities.

The health authorities of the jurisdictions are conducting the investigation epidemiology of new confirmed cases, in order to detect close contacts for that comply with home isolation with daily monitoring established by protocol.

We will keep you informed of any changes.

 

Dr. Gonzalo Camargo
SAE President
Chairman ICEM 2020