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Argentina reports over 13,000 COVID-19 deaths

21 Sep 2020, 11:59 GMT+10

BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Argentine Health Ministry said on Sunday that a total of 631,365 COVID-19 cases and 13,053 deaths have so far been reported nationwide.

The ministry said that 8,431 cases and 254 deaths were registered over the past 24 hours.

Currently, 3,261 patients are being hospitalized for the disease in intensive care units, while 488,231 people have recovered, it said.

Argentina is under quarantine by a presidential decree from March 20 to Oct. 11 to mitigate the spread of the pandemic.

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