Argentine doctors have confirmed the death of 429 patients with COVID-19 in one day, which is the highest rate in Argentina since the beginning of the pandemic, TASS reported.
The country's health ministry said the total respective death toll had risen to 13,482.
Earlier, no more than 382 coronavirus patients had died in one day in the country.
In one day, 8,782 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed, the total number of infected people has reached 640,147, whereas 508,563 patients have recovered so far.
The Argentine authorities had confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the country on March 3.
Quarantine has been established in Argentina since March 20.
And on September 18, the respective restrictions were extended until October 11.