Officials confirmed Tuesday evening that 86 new cases of the novel Covid-19 coronavirus had been identified in Argentina over the past 24 hours – the best each day determine of the pandemic thus far.

In whole, 387 people have now been contaminated with the virus, the Health Ministry stated in an announcement. 

There have been six fatalities thus far. Earlier on Tuesday, officers confirmed that two different people had misplaced their lives – a 71-year-old man in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, and a 53-year-old male in Resistencia, Chaco Province. The former had not too long ago travelled to Spain, whereas the second particular person had been in shut contact with somebody confirmed as having been contaminated by the virus.

Of the new cases, a minimum of 30 contain sufferers in Buenos Aires City, with one other 30 from Buenos Aires Province. 

Nine extra are in Chaco, seven had been registered in Córdoba, 4 in Tierra del Fuego, three in Santa Fe, with single cases recorded in La Pampa, Neuquén and Santa Cruz.

According to an announcement from the Health Ministry, “of the 86 confirmed cases this Tuesday, 41 correspond to people with a history of travel to areas with community transmission, while 20 are close contacts of confirmed cases, [while] 25 are under investigation to determine the epidemiological background.”


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