Argentina reports 22,195 new daily COVID-19 cases

A police officer asks a truck driver for special permission to drive, as towns that are near the Rosario grains export hub have been blocked for ground transportation as Argentina locks down against the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, in Roldan, Santa Fe, Argentina

Argentina reported 22,195 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the national tally to 3,977,634, the Ministry of Health said Monday.

The ministry said 733 more deaths were logged, bringing the national death toll to 81,946.

A total of 3,560,148 patients have recovered from the virus, while 335,540 cases remain active, said the ministry.

The country has fully vaccinated over 3 million people against COVID-19, while 11.4 million have received at least one vaccine dose, according to the Public Vaccination Monitor.

Argentina is maintaining social distancing and other preventive measures which will last until Friday.

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