Coronavirus in Mexico. Themes of the conference, April 11


Mexico city /

The Secretariat of Health reported this Saturday that 273 people have died by the coronavirus in Mexico and currently has a record of 4 thousand 219 confirmed cases.

According to the director general of Epidemiology, the main comorbidity detected in persons who died were hypertension, diabetes, and smoking.

There is No plan to protect medical facilities to attacks: López-Gatell

The deputy minister of Health, Hugo López-Gatell said that there is no plan to secure the medical facilities before the attacks on health personnel, so that called for him to be the same people that provide protection to doctors and nurses who will be the main protagonists before the arrival of the Phase 3.

“We are outraged that health staff receive attacks, it is unusual, alarming that there are people that channel their fear and feel anger towards those who protects them,” he said.

People with HIV and cancer, among sectors at risk from covid-19

People living with HIV and cancer are part of the sectors at risk making things more complicated in the case of being diagnosed with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, said the undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell.

According to the deputy minister, persons with immunosuppression, namely, those that exhibit a decrease in their immunological response, such as people with HIV, cancer or who are undergoing chemotherapy to treat it, are more likely to be aggravated in case you have covid-19.

López-Gatell that companies comply with measures before pandemic

The deputy minister of Health, Hugo López-Gatell, he called the governors of the country to implement the operations necessary to ensure that the population complies with the provisions of the General Health Council response to the pandemic of covid-19, since it is still there are companies that perform non-essential activities that continue to operate, mainly in the north of the country.

With information of Fanny Miranda


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