The Minister of Health Carla Vizzotti said that possibly Argentina “is going through the pico of infections” of coronavirus and that they have expectations “that they start to go down”, and that in that case “it does so quickly”.
Vizzotti explained that this week “a high but stable number” of COVID-19 cases is registered in the country and that in the largest agglomerates such as the metropolitan region, Córdoba, Santa Fe, Rosario and Tucumán “you see a downward trend”.
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The Minister of Health stressed that “there are deceleration of the number of cases, which did not continue to increase”, and that “suggests that we are going through the peak” of COVID-19 infections.
Vizzotti said that the variant Omicron, highly contagious, “has a short incubation period and shorter transmission period in vaccinated people” and who have the expectation that the epidemiological situation will improve.
The Minister of Health clarified that although they hope that infections will be reduced by March, “when classes start”, they are alert to the possibility that “a new variant emerges that complicates the situation again.”
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News that is being updated.-