The Virology Laboratory of the Posadas Hospital did not detect no new cases of coronavirus for the first time since the arrival of the pandemic to the country.
The milestone in the fight against Covid-19 was registered after the sustained decrease in the number of samples processed during September and the decrease in positivity, reported the Ministry of Health of the Nation, on which this establishment depends.
“This data is aligned with the significant decrease in the number of people infected with the SARSCoV-2 virus for 15 consecutive weeks that has occurred throughout the country, as well as a decrease in the occupation of beds in Intensive Care Units”explained the Health portfolio in a statement.
The Ministry highlighted that while “At the peak of the pandemic in the country, the laboratory processed 300 daily samples with a positivity of up to 80%, in recent weeks the samples dropped to 100, with 10% positivity”.
The head of the Posadas Virology Laboratory, Graciela Cabral, ensured that the descent “It is also observed in the number of people who present with symptoms compatible with Covid-19 in the establishment”.
The Professor Alejandro Posadas National Hospital It is located in the town of Dovecote and due to its strategic location, it is one of the most important medical centers in the western suburbs.