Covid-19: Argentina sets second straight death record with 557 fatalities

On Friday, April 23rd, Argentina registered 557 Covid-19 deaths, a new record, thereby raising the total number of victims of the virus in the country to 61,176.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of deaths surpassed Thursday's record 537 fatalities. In addition, the Ministry of Health announced 27,884 new cases in its evening report, thereby raising the total number infections to 2,824,652.

The number of infections reported on Friday, a daily record 29,472 cases, marks an increase over Thursday's, with 27,216. In the province of Buenos Aires 14,233 cases were reported on Friday, with 2,929 in the Argentine capital.

According to the daily report issued by the Argentine Ministry of Health, 2,474,514 people have been discharged . . .

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