In Mexico the number of cases of people infected by COVID-19 increased to 1,510 patients confirmed, reported the Secretariat of Health (SSa). The number of fatalities increased to 50.
There are 4,653 suspected cases, 7,822 negative cases, and a total of 13,985 people studied. In a single day, increased 132 confirmed cases and 13 deaths by coronaviruses in national territory.
José Luis Alomía, director general of Epidemiology, said the greater cumulative burden of disease continues in the Mexico citythe State of Mexico, JaliscoPuebla, and Nuevo León. However, the number of cases compared to a population basis shows that the highest rate of incidence is in the states of Aguascalientes and Quintana Roo.
The age range of the cases that have been registered in the country, ranging from 0 years old to 88, with a median of 43. And while those over 65 remain in the same distribution as those of 30 to 34 years, the cumulative burden further is maintained in the groups 30 to 34 and 40 to 44 years. Alomia said that they are the young adults of productive age who hold a “more dynamic social mobilization”. 58% of the cases in the country belongs to men and 42% women.
The types of patients COVID-19 are divided between outpatient clinics, with 81%, and hospitalized with 19%. While increasing age increased hospitalizations: the amount of over 65 years of age at hospitalization continues to rise.
The official confirmed that being an older adult is a risk factor important to produce some type of complication and, therefore, require medical care in the second or third level. Recommended stay in shelter home to avoid, at the beginning of the epidemic, being infected.
In terms of cases confirmed by evolution, the 67% was classified as mild and outpatient, while the 9.4% hospitalized remained stable, the 5.6% serious,, and 1% are intubated.
The confirmed deaths by state it is divided into the states of Mexico City (13); Sinaloa and Jalisco (4); Hidalgo, Morelos, Tabasco and Baja California (3); San Luis Potosí, Coahuila, and Baja California Sur (2); Durango, State of Mexico, Michoacán, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, Veracruz, Guerrero, Nayarit, and Zacatecas (1).
Deaths by age group have remained from 26 to 85 yearswith a median of 56 years. The trend indicates that as the age increases the risk of dying is greater. 86% of the deaths have been registered in men and 14% in women.
The comorbidity of deaths is divided, mainly, in the following risk groups: hypertension (48.65%), diabetes (45.95%), obesity (40.54%), lung diseases (18.92%), chronic renal failure (16.22%), and smoking (5.41%)
In the latest graphic Alomia filed cases confirmed in comparison with the curves epidemic of patients accumulated in Spain, Italy, France, Germany, USA, and Mexico. It was demonstrated with a bar graph that evidence and compares the caseload with cases per day, reflecting a consistent trend on how to have happened to the receipts.
López Obrador said during the press conference morning of Thursday, the pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) it is a transitory crisis to Mexico and that soon you will come out ahead, as he said, are more the strengths than the weaknesses of the mexican people.
“I want to give you the confidence and security of the people of Mexico that this is a temporary situationif we want to be deeper I would say a transitory crisis of public health also included the economic”, put forward.
Last Monday, the General Council of Health, the highest health authority of Mexico, decided to extend until April 30 the suspension of the activities of public, private and social, to mitigate the expansion of the coronavirus.
Are maintained as essential activities of the system healththe security public and protection citizen, necessary to maintain the infrastructure criticism of the country, the social programs Government and activities commercial of the industry. López Obrador will present the Sunday a plan of financial support to mitigate the effects of the health crisis, the weak mexican economy, in 2019 decreased 0.1%.