Argentina coronavirus cases top 500 with biggest daily rise

Argentina coronavirus cases top 500 with biggest daily rise
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  • calendar-gray 26 March 2020

Argentina reported 117 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, its biggest one-day leap yet, bringing its total cases to 502, APA reports quoting Reuters. 

The health ministry also confirmed for the first time that cases of local person-to-person “community transmission” had been detected. Eight deaths were reported. 

Argentina is currently under a national mandatory quarantine until March 31. Its borders are also closed to non-residents during the same period.

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