In a follow-up on the Salmonella situation in Salta province, Argentina, the Ministry of Public Health reported that from the beginning of 2021 and until the end of last week, 1,283 cases of salmonellosis were confirmed in the province.
In the first months of the year, a greater number of cases comprised in the first nine epidemiological weeks was observed. Then, between weeks 10 and 38, isolated infections occurred. And, from week 32 that began on August 8 until today, 665 laboratory-confirmed cases were reported.
The general director of Epidemiological Coordination, Analía Acevedo, said that “of the 665 confirmed cases, 63% are concentrated in the Capital and 37% in the departments of Cerrillos, Chicoana, Cafayate, Rosario de Lerma, Los Andes, Metán, La Caldera, Molinos y Cachi ”.
According to provincial statistics, the age range that has contracted the most salmonellosis is between 0 and 9 years, which represents 45% of all cases, followed by the group of 10 to 19, with 26%.
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