Argentina, more than 80,000 dead
As part of the coronavirus pandemic, Argentina surpassed 80,000 deaths, a result due to an acceleration of deaths by 38% in May. According to the latest report by the Argentine Ministry of Health, the deaths were 539, bringing the general total to 80,411, while the new 30,950 infections have raised the general budget since the beginning of the pandemic to 3,915,397. As for the resuscitation wards, there are 7,668 hospitalized patients, with a percentage of occupancy of beds of 78.2% in the national territory and 75.7% in the metropolitan area of Buenos Aires. For nine days at the end of May, Argentine risk zones observed a tight lockdown, reduced at the beginning of June, but strengthened again for the current weekend, with the suspension of economic, commercial, industrial, service, cultural activities , sporting, religious, educational, tourist, recreational and social. As for the prospects for the coming months, marked by the arrival of the austral winter, the government is aiming at an acceleration of vaccinations, and at the beginning of the production by the Richmond laboratory in Argentina of doses of Sputnik V vaccine, the principle of which active will be sent by the Russian Gamaleya Institute.