A sexagenarian, the fourth death by Covid-19 in the Yucatan


MERIDA.- In video conferencing Isaac Hernandez Sources, deputy director of the state’s Public Health, reported that this day was recorded fourth death by Covid-19 in the Yucatan.

The now deceased is a 65 year old man, and suffered hypertension, obesity, and diabetes. He also reported that he lived alone, however your child is an asylee.

With this are already four deaths in the Yucatan, two of them foreigners.

Since the start of the contingency until this Tuesday, April 7, have been recorded 826 cases of suspected Covid-19 in the Yucatan. Of which 228 are Sentinel Surveillance, 78 are positive, 92 are under study and have been discarded 428. The age range is from 10 to 78 years.

On the positive cases 55 have been recovered, do not have symptoms and cannot spread.

While 11 patients are stable and are isolated in their homes. And that the medical personnel constantly monitored. All patients have mild symptoms.

Of the confirmed cases eight hospitalizedwhere reported as serious but stable. And they are in total isolation.

Among the patients there is a 10 year old girl.

The yucatan living in Canada and Peru, also are hospitalized. Their cases do not form part of the statistics, local and federal.

Web site and phone line

The Government put at the disposal of the yucatecans a internet site where can consult all the official information on the Covid-19. In addition to a hotline, in Spanish and mayaexclusively for people who show symptoms of the disease.

Phone line: 800 YUCATAN (800 982 2826)

In addition, there is a chat via WhatsApp, free that is available on the number 999 200 8489 in Spanish and 9991 40 66 22 in the mayan language, which offers a diagnosis automated.

Prevention measures

They reiterated that among the basic measures of prevention are washing hands frequently using soap and water or an alcohol-based solution gel to 70 percent; when sneezing or coughing, it is important to cover the nose or mouth with a tissue or with the internal angle of the arm; and in case of being sick to not go out of the home. Similarly, avoid direct contact with people who have cold or flu symptoms and do not self-medicate.

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