In Argentina on March 3, 2020, the first case of COVID-19 was detected.
According to the Ministry of Health, the patient was a 43-year-old man who arrived in Buenos Aires from Milan, Italy.
Days later, mandatory isolation was established and ran its course for eight months.
The number of deaths has surpassed 50,000 with more than 2 million confirmed cases. Argentina is ranked number 12 in the countries with the most infections behind Germany and Colombia.
Since December 30, 2020, Sputnik V, originally from Russia, has been made available in Argentina. Doses of a variant of AstraZeneca/Oxford from India and Sinopharm from China are expected to arrive soon
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Luciana Navatta is 49 years old and from Argentina. She is a journalist and a National Public Accountant. She is passionate about writing stories of life, of overcoming, and of people who make resilience their banner.