Peak in COVID-19 cases observed in Argentina according to the Ministry of Health

BUENOS AIRES, (Sputnik) – According to data from the country’s Ministry of Health, the number of coronavirus cases has risen sharply in Argentina over the past week.

In the previous week, Argentina reported a total of 12,609 confirmed cases of COVID-19, which is four times the number of the previous week, when the country had 3,323 confirmed cases, the ministry said on Sunday.

The death rate from COVID-19 in Argentina has remained the same for the past two weeks (8-9 deaths per week).

In October, Argentina completed the first phase of trials of its own coronavirus vaccine, which is expected to be approved next year.

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