With 8 deaths and 241 infections, Neuquén exceeded 6000 cases of coronavirus

The nightly report detailed 131 cases, which are added to 110 in the afternoon, thus reaching 241 infections of Covid-19 in the day. Like yesterday, today there were also eight deaths in the province. Those recovered for the day are 158.

This Wednesday there were eight deaths from coronavirus to mourn: three in Neuquén capital, three in Cutral Co and two in Centenario

A 50-year-old man without comorbidities died in the provincial capital informed, a 61 year old woman that he had diabetes, and a male of 73 years of suffering from high blood pressure and heart failure. The three were interned in the city,

Cutral Co also recorded three deaths this Wednesday. Is about a 77-year-old man and a 72-year-old woman without comorbiditys informed, that she was hospitalized in an effector in said city; and a 68 year old male, from Cutral Co, with high blood pressure and diabetes. All were hoospitalized in the locality.

Also passed away two 71 year old Centennial women. One suffered from high blood pressure and diabetes; and the other only diabetes.

Regarding new infections, the provincial capital registered 86 people positive for Covid-19, 17 of them older than 60 years. Centenary added nine infections and Plottier only one.

The oil region also registered infections: eight in Cutral Co and four in Huincul Square.

Simple today had 11 infections and The Chañar two. While Picún Leufú He also added two cases and Piedra del Águila one.

Junín de los Andes reported a new contagion, and Villa La Angostura six.

The first epidemiological report of the day, reported 110 cases, 101 of them in the agglomerate formed by Neuquén capital, Centenario and Plottier.

Like every night, the recovered of the day were reported. Son 158: 90 people from Neuquén capital, 16 people from Cutral Co, 15 people from Senillosa, 12 people from Centenario, 9 people from Plottier, 7 people from Rincón de los Sauces, 6 people from Plaza Huincul, 1 person from Añelo,
1 person from Las Ovejas and 1 person from Zapala. They are 72 women and 86 men, whose ages range between 7 and 72 years.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Neuquén registered 6,002 positive diagnoses for Covid-19. There are 2,867 active cases, 3,033 people recovered, and 102 deaths were regrettable.

Neuquén updates its criteria for suspected cases based on the Neuquén Ministry of Health. The last update was on August 28.

The six suspicious case criteria are classified into two groups: with an epidemiological link (criterion 1) and without an epidemiological link (criteria 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6).

Criterion 1:

A. Anyone with two or more of the following symptoms:

● body temperature of 37.5 ° or more;

● tos;

● odynophagia (sore throat);

● shortness of breath;

● anosmia (loss of smell) and dysgeusia (disturbance in taste perception);

● headache;

● diarrhea and / or vomiting.

B. With epidemiological link in the last 14 days:

● Close contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case, or

● History of travel abroad, or

● History of travel or residence to areas of community transmission: CABA, Buenos Aires, Chaco, Río Negro, La Pampa, Santa Fe, Tucumán, La Rioja, Jujuy, Salta, Santiago del Estero, Córdoba, Mendoza and Entre Ríos provinces or the cities of Río Gallegos, Río Grande, Comodoro Rivadavia, city of Neuquén, Plottier, Centenario, Cutral Co and Plaza Huincul.

Without another etiology that fully explains the clinical presentation.

Note: these areas may be updated depending on the evolution of the epidemiological situation.

Criterion 2:

A. All patients with a clinical and radiological diagnosis of ambulatory pneumonia or

B. All patients with severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) who are hospitalized.

Without taking into account the epidemiological link.

Criterion 3:

Any patient who presents anosmia (loss of smell) or dysgeusia (alteration in the perception of flavors), of recent appearance, without another defined etiology and without other signs or symptoms, without taking into account the epidemiological link.

Note: in the presence of any of these as the only symptom, isolation will be indicated for 72 hours, and the sample will be taken for diagnosis by PCR, on the third day after the symptoms started.

Criterion 4:

All health personnel, caregivers of the elderly, civil defense, firefighters, security forces and armed forces, who present isolated fever or two or more of the following symptoms: cough; odynophagia (sore throat); shortness of breath; anosmia (loss of smell), dysgeusia (alteration in the perception of flavors), headache, diarrhea and / or vomiting. Without taking into account epidemiological nexus.

Criterion 5:

Any person considered a vulnerable population and with a higher risk of complications and / or death: hemodialysis patient, transplant and immunocompromised patients, elderly people in geriatric residences, rehabilitation centers, who present:

Isolated fever or two or more of the following symptoms: cough; odynophagia (sore throat); shortness of breath; anosmia (loss of smell) and dysgeusia (alteration in the perception of flavors), headache, diarrhea and / or vomiting. Without taking into account epidemiological nexus.

Criterion 6:

Every child or adolescent who presents a picture compatible with the post-covid19 multisystemic inflammatory syndrome in pediatrics (adapted from the World Health Organization)

A. Children and adolescents from 0 to 18 years old with fever greater than 3 days and

B. Two of the following:

● Skin rash or bilateral non-purulent conjunctivitis or signs of mucocutaneous inflammation (oral, hands or feet).

● Hypotension or shock.

● Features of myocardial dysfunction, pericarditis, valvulitis, or coronary abnormalities (including ultrasound findings or elevated Troponin / NT-proBNP).

● Evidence of coagulopathy (elevated PT, PTT, D-dimer).

● Acute gastrointestinal symptoms (diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain) and

C. Elevated markers of inflammation, such as erythrosedimentation, C-reactive protein, or procalcitonin.

Without any other obvious cause of inflammation (including bacterial sepsis, staphylococcal or streptococcal shock syndromes).

Mandatory Isolations:

People who enter localities WITHOUT community transmission, from areas of community transmission: CABA, provinces of Buenos Aires, Chaco, Río Negro, La Pampa, Santa Fe, Tucumán, La Rioja, Jujuy, Córdoba, Mendoza and Entre Ríos or the cities Río Gallegos, Río Grande, city of Neuquén, Plottier, Centenario, Cutral Co and Plaza Huincul, must carry out social, preventive and compulsory isolation for 14 days.

If the movement of the person occurs between areas of community circulation, it will not be necessary to perform isolation as long as there are no movements within the province to areas WITHOUT community transmission.


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