Health authorities confirmed the first death by a spread of coronavirus in Nuevo León, where they were registered for at least 126 carriers of COVID-19.
Manuel de la O Cavazos, secretary of Health in the state’s north, announced that Friday, April 3, it was confirmed that the first death in the state, of a man of 77 years of age with a history of a trip to Madrid, Spainas a possible source of contagion.
The first reports indicate that your symptoms started with a sore throat, fever, cough and shortness of breath. On the other hand, it was revealed that their clinical background was smoking.
For the moment have not confirmed that within a follow-up of contacts has been another contagionbut the main suspects already were subjected to the same tests to detect the disease.
The positive cases of Nuevo León amounted to 126 patients confirmedaccording to the latest data of the ministry of Health offered a press conference from the National Palace. 85 of them were diagnosed from the Institute of Diagnostics and Reference Epidemiology (InDRE), while the 41 remaining located in private laboratories. In addition, it was revealed that 35 people were able to recover from the disease.
The health secretary of the state he asked the villagers to stay in their homes during the health emergency, as the number of infections will continue to rise in the next few days. The quarantine is planned for end officially on the 29th of April 2020, without extensions, for the moment.
On the other hand, the health authorities of Nuevo Leon got to know that he died a man of 66 years, but the causes are still to be confirmed, though the main suspect is an infection with the virus classified as a SARS-CoV-19.
The patient was transferred from Monclova to Monterrey, according to the data of Millenniumand even if the diagnosis points to an infection in the heart valve, you will carry out the necessary tests to rule out that you have been asymptomatic carrier the coronavirus.
Jaime Rodríguez, governor of Nuevo Leon, made a call to the population in the social networks to to encourage them to stay inside their houses during the quarantine.
The political mexican also known as “The Bronco” tweeted, in addition, prevention measures are basic to prevent the contagion.. Wash hands constantly, use hand sanitizers, cough and sneeze with a tag, so as to avoid touching the face and the healthy distance were his topics.
“We should not underestimate the virus COVID-19; if you do it is because you take game your health and the health of others; think of your family and loved ones. We must be united to be able to cope with the coronavirus, “prevention is the task of all!”, he wrote in his official Twitter.
On the other hand, the local government and the Secretariat of state Health submitted an official mobile app to keep people informed about the news of the pandemic through their cell phones, and 24 hours a day. This app includes a quiz to determine, roughly, if there are signs of COVID-19 in our body.
The numbers of infections at the federal level also increased. The secretariat of Health (Ssa) revealed that already are 1,688 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 60 deaths. Also, it was informed that there is a record of 5,398 suspected cases and 8,602 patients were definitively discarded.
Finally, it was revealed that Mexico could enter Phase 3 of the contagion, to mid-April, so that it respects the quarantine is an essential task in the fight against the coronavirus.