Argentina added 11,674 cases of COVID-19Therefore, the positives total 589,012, while the 264 deaths that took place in the last 24 hours bring the total number of deaths to 12,116.
The Ministry of Health indicated in its evening report that there are 3,118 hospitalized patients in intensive care beds, which represents an occupation of 59.9% of the total in the country and 68.2% in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA).
Buenos Aires the most affected
The AMBA is made up of the capital and its wide urban cordon that belongs to the province of Buenos Aires, and it has continued since the beginning of the pandemic as the main focus of cases, although in the last month the virus has been expanding throughout the rest of the country and there are 18 of 24 provinces with active community transmission, according to the authorities.
Argentina 448,263 affected people have been discharged, a figure that translates into 76.1% of the positives that have been registered in the southern country.
As in most days since the beginning of the pandemic, the province of Buenos Aires was the one that registered the most positive, with 6,078, and also the one that regretted the most deaths, with 165 deaths. For its part, the city of Buenos Aires added 813 infections and 40 deaths.