Santiago del Estero recorded a death by coronavirus and 124 new cases in the last 24 hours, confirmed the local Ministry of Health in its report this Saturday night.
The fatal victim is a 65 year old man with a history of COPD, smoking and high blood pressure who was admitted to 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 225.
The contagion curve, meanwhile, showed a low compared to 143 positives on Friday, although it remained above the barrier of 100 new daily cases.
The infected of the day were diagnosed on 720 tests by Covid-19 processed.
Of the 124 infections detected, the departments Capital-Band concentrated 76.
Official report of coronavirus cases in Santiago del Estero corresponding to this Saturday.
The interior of the province had 48 positives, distributed as follows: New Hope, with 13; Cold, five; Taboada and Quimilí Station, three; Colonia Dora, Fernández, Forres, Loreto, San Pedro de Guasayán, Termas de Río Hondo, Tintina and Villa Mailín, two; and Caspi Corral, Icaño, La Delicias, Malbrán, Sumampa, Villa Ojo de Agua, Villa Robles and Villa Silípica, one at each location.
With a total of 20,384 infected, Santiago del Estero is the fifteenth province of the country that accumulates the highest number of cases.
They have already recovered from the coronavirus 17,280 people (Including 162 patients who overcame the disease in the last 24 hours), while active cases decreased to 2,838 (There were 2,877 on Friday).