The Ministry of Public Health reported that on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, there were two deaths due to COVID-19.
The deceased are: A 73-year-old man, from Rivadavia, who was admitted to Dr. Marcial Quiroga Hospital. And a 60-year-old man, from the capital, was admitted to San Juan San Juan
The San Juan government expresses its condolences to family members, friends and relatives and accompanies them at this painful moment.
It was also revealed that as of 7:30 p.m. on this date, the following official numbers of coronavirus cases have been recorded in San Juan:
- New cases: 98
- Confirmed total: 71085
- Infection patients: 1012
- Fatalities (cumulative): 1,140
- Recovered: 68933
- Negative tests: 984
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117 patients were hospitalized in COVID-19 areas (between positive and suspected) at Dr. Guillermo Rawson Hospitals; Dr.. Marcial Quiroga; Dr.. Ventura Loveras of Sarmiento; Dr.. Cesar Aguilar of Caussette. Dr.. Jose Giordano of Albardon. Federico Cantone, of Boquito; Simic. Dr.. Giulietta Lantry; San Roque Hospital, from Yachal; Dr. Alejandro Albarracín Hospital of Valle Vertel. Barriel Hospital, Calingasta; private hospital; medical institute; El Castano Clinic; Santa Clara Clinic; Sanatorio San Juan and CCI.
Of this total, 73 patients remain hospitalized in the critical area, 29 of whom are on mechanical ventilation.
Among the total number of hospitalized patients in the COVID-19 area, there is a confirmed pediatric patient with COVID-19. There are no pregnant/postpartum women in the hospital.