The authorities of Buenos Aires doctors will test for antibodies to the coronavirus

The authorities of Buenos Aires will test for antibodies to the coronavirus doctors and staff of nursing homes, told reporters the mayor Horacio Larreta.

In the Argentine capital was almost half of the total number of cases of infection with coronavirus in the country.

"Each week we will test 400 thousand employees of the health system for the presence of antibodies. Also each week we will test 10 thousand employees working in more than 480 nursing homes," said Larreta.

The mayor noted that at present health workers are tested for the presence of COVID-19, this purchased 300 thousand tests.

Earlier, the Ambassador of Russia in Argentina Dmitry Feoktistov said that the mayor of Buenos Aires appealed to Russia with a request to put the masks and tests COVID-19, and medical equipment.

In Argentina was 32785 cases of infection with coronavirus, of which almost half (15282) in Buenos Aires. Died 854.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.