This Tuesday there are 97 thousand 326 accumulated confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mexico, while there are 10 thousand 637 deaths from the disease
The Health Secretary unveiled this Tuesday that add 97 thousand 326 confirmed cases accumulated from COVID-19 in Mexico, of which 16 thousand 940 are activewhile there is 10 thousand 637 dead due to illness.
José Luis Alomy, General Director of Epidemiology, detailed that there are 42,151 suspected cases of coronavirus and 153,160 people have tested negative for the disease.
On the last 24 hours there was a increase of 3 thousand 891 cases of COVID-19, a new historical maximum, also reported 470 deaths.
Compared to June 1, this day there was an increase of 4.2 percent in the number of new confirmed cases. With a new maximum of detected cases of coronavirus, Mexico returned to the trend of registering more than 3 thousand cases in 24 hours.
At the national level, the occupation of general hospitalization SARI (Severe Acute Respiratory Infection) is 44 percent, while that of ventilated beds is 37 percent.
The federal official asserted that intubation is an “indicator of poor prognosis” for the COVID-19 patient, so only between 25 and 30 percent achieve extubation.
More than 20 thousand COVID-19 infections in health personnel
José Luis Alomy reported that there are 20 thousand 217 cases of COVID-19 between health personnel and they have presented 271 deaths.
The entity with the most cases of coronavirus among health personnel is the Mexico City, followed by Mexico state.
Of the COVID-19 cases presented in health personnel, 42 percent has been presented in nurses; 32 percent in doctors; 23 percent among other health professionals; 2 percent in laboratory technicians and 1 percent in dentists.
Among those infected, 90.49 percent of the cases are ambulatory; 4.25 are stable hospitalized; 4.65 percent are reported serious and 0.6 percent are intubated.
Mexico presented a considerable increase in mobility towards the end of the National Day of Healthy Distance
As for mobility, until May 25, 16 entities from Mexico They presented an increase of more than 3 percent on average over the last 15 days and the last week.
Ricardo Cortés Alcalá, general director of Health Promotion, showed that the states that showed the greatest increase in mobility were Zacatecas and Colima, with almost a 12 percent increase.
Mexico is still at the maximum level of intensity of the pandemic
The undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, recalled that Mexico is still in the maximum intensity level of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The federal official commented that Mexico City and the Metropolitan Area is the region that maintains the highest level of the epidemic; Although the disease in this area has a sustained tendency to decrease, the rate of reduction is not clear.
In addition, he warned that in the Valley of Mexico the number of cases of COVID-19 that are observed at this time exceed what was expected in the decline phase.
López-Gatell Ramírez, called on the Mexicans to maintain confinement measures if possible, despite the end of the National Sana Distance Day.
Regarding the use of tocilizumab to treat COVID-19, the Undersecretary of Health noted that it has been evaluated in clinical trials in Mexico, but the drug is not yet recommended or authorized to treat the coronavirus in Mexico.
The Ministry of Health recommends adopt the following measures to avoid the spread of respiratory diseases:
Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or use 70 percent alcohol-based gel. When coughing or sneezing, use the sneeze on the label, which involves covering your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or the inside corner of your arm Do not touch your face, nose, mouth and eyes with dirty hands Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects commonly used in: houses, offices, closed places, transport, meeting centers, etc. Stay at home when have respiratory ailments and go to the doctor if any of the symptoms appear (fever higher than 38 ° C, headache, sore throat, runny nose, etc.)
The Government of mexico recommends following the following measures Healthy Distance To prevent the spread of the coronavirus:
Protection and care through domiciliary protection of older adults and other higher risk groups.Suspension of classes throughout the national education system. events of more than 100 people Temporarily suspend work activities that involve the mobilization of people in all sectors of society. basic measurements of prevention.
It also issued the following recommendations for the face confinement:
Remember that this is a temporary situation. Recognize that staying as long as possible at home is a good for others and for yourself. Design and maintain a routine that helps us have a certain sense of normality and control. Maintain meal schedules and regular sleep. Do not stay too long in front of the TV. Keep busy and look for manual activities that distract you (tasks, readings, puzzles, exercise, dance, among others).
With information from López-Dóriga Digital