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The number of cases COVID-19 in the slums near Buenos Aires doubled

The number of cases of coronavirus in a slum area near the capital of Argentina has doubled, there are of infection, and in another poor quarter, said the Ministry of health of the province of Buenos Aires and the Agency Telam.

"15 new confirmed positive cases. All of them 211. Not a single victim. The state guarantees assistance to families", - reported the Ministry of health on Twitter at the end of the next control in the Villa Azul.

The virus has spread there just a few days. 26 January was infected 92 people. The authorities closed the area to entry and exit.

Cases of coronavirus identified in another slum area near Buenos Aires, said the Agency Telam, citing Minister of health of the city of Quilmes (Buenos Aires), which is located in the district.

"In the Villa Itati 7 confirmed cases. We are constantly monitoring the situation. In Itati is what is happening throughout the Quilmes, where about 1 in 10 tests positive. This is very similar to the situation in the province of Buenos Aires as a whole." Another 75 cases in Itati are suspicious.

Itati Villa and Villa Azul - one of the poorest districts of the province of Buenos Aires, where there is no regular water supply. Most people don't have a permanent job or work "in white". There are no streets and familiar to urban areas in communications, houses built by the hands of men, often from scrap materials, in one such small "building" can accommodate up to 10 people.

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