Sunday , October 17 2021

Chubut: there are 31 cases of hantavirus

The Ministry of Health of Chubut informed a new case of hantavirus in the province. This is about # 39; "a senior adult patient from the locality of MaitenThat remained below strict isolation, supervised at home and subsequently derived from the # 39; Esquel Zonal HospitalIt was confirmed positive. "

In this way the number of cases of infections is 31 people in the province where 11 fatalities were already registered. On December 3 he had declared the outbreak of the disease in the locality of Epuyén.

In addition to confirming a new case, the Provincial Health portfolio reported the admission of a patient in observation at the Sub Zonal Maitén Hospital, "who remained under strict, supervised domicile isolation," announced the Daily part hantavirus contingency published by the government of Chubut.

Of the other cases of infections, 29 are interned in the Esquel zonal hospital, a Bariloche and another a Chile. Besides 89 people continue to measure "selective respiratory isolation of effective home delivery", Distributed in the locations of Epuyén (34) Maitén (31), El Clot (1), Cholila (1) Esquel (15), and Trevelin (7)He has informed the Ministry of Health.

14 are the deaths of hantavirus throughout the country. The disease that is transmitted by contact with the urine, saliva and excreted infected rodents can also be spread from person to person in close contact with patients during the initial feverish period (48 to 72 hours). Your symptoms are fever, muscle aches, chills, headaches, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and advanced stages, respiratory distress.

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