Santiago del Estero recorded two deaths by coronavirus and 93 new cases in the last 24 hours, confirmed the local Ministry of Health in its report this Thursday night.
One of the fatal victims is a 58 year old woman, a native of the Department of Avellaneda, who had a history of diabetes and obesity, and was admitted to the Hospital Independencia in the provincial capital.
Also passed away a 70 year old man who had entered therapy in a private sanatorium in the city of La Banda.
The number of deaths from Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, in March, now amounts to 224.
The contagion curve, meanwhile, prolonged its descent compared to 113 positives on Wednesday and 153 on Tuesday.
The infected of the day were diagnosed on 703 tests by Covid-19 processed.
Official report of coronavirus cases in Santiago del Estero corresponding to this Thursday.
Of the 93 new cases detected, the departments Capital-Band concentrated 59.
The interior of the province had 34 positives, distributed as follows: New Hope, with 10; The Juríes, six; Cold, four; Añatuya, Bandera, Clodomira, Forres, Termas de Río Hondo and Tintina, two; and San Pedro de Guasayán and Villa Ojo de Agua, one at each location.
With a total of 20,117 infections, Santiago del Estero is the fifteenth province of the country that accumulates the highest number of cases.
They have already recovered from the coronavirus 17,088 people (including the 26 who overcame the disease in the last 24 hours), while active cases increased to 2,764 (There were 2,699 on Wednesday).