The Citizen Security department of Mexico City (SSC CDMX) confirmed that there are officers that may be infected coronavirus within the security forces of the capital.
Through an informational card, it was revealed that there are three police officers under strict medical surveillance. On the 26th of march, had knowledge of the first police assigned to the Sector of Naples, who presented symptoms of the flu. The SSC CDMX assured that necessary measures are taken for their isolation and prevent the spread of the virus.
However, they are not the only cases suspected of carrying COVID-19. Subsequently, it was reported to the institution that another pair of agents, companions of the first, had similar symptoms. Both were placed at the disposal of the medical authorities and now kept in isolation and under surveillance.
The agency reported that by the time there is a permanent follow-up to the three police officersin addition be alert for if someone else within their ranks symptoms. In addition, toseguraron that there is direct contact and eventually with the family of the isolated agents, as well as with the people who came to have contact with them outside of work.
On the other hand, ensured that the secretary of public Safety, Omar Garcia Harfuch, ordered all the instances of security taking care of from their homesin as far as possible, workers over the age of 60 years, as well as women who are pregnant or ailments such as diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease.
On the informational card you did not specify if the officers were subjected to tests to determine definitively if they are carriers of the COVID-19but it is not ruled out in case of aggravated symptoms of a possible infection.
The SSC CDMX is not the only public instance that has been reached by the spread of coronavirus. In the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), reported that five people involved in the task of combating the COVID-19 were positive to the disease.
Apparently the infections are linked to international travel previous, except one of the members, who may have contracted the disease while caring for a patient with COVID-19 during his private practice.
In the Chamber of Deputies reported at least a couple of cases of infection by coronavirus. The representatives of Citizen Movement, Mary Libier Gonzalez and Jorge Alcibiades Garcia tested positive for the disease.
For the moment it is not known where they were infected, but both were already isolated with their families, and remain under strict medical surveillance. Up to the time the two servants mexicans were reported as stable by the Parliamentary Group of the Citizens ‘ Movement in the Chamber of Deputies.
The deputy federal deputy, Jose Ricardo Medina Hernandez was also diagnosed with coronavirus and since then, to keep him isolated with his family, who are also suspected of carrying the COVID-19.
In Mexico the patients confirmed as carriers of COVID-19 continue to increase. The last cut of the ministry of Health (SSa), 28 march, confirmed that there are already 848 confirmed cases people with coronavirus, in addition to 16 deaths.
José Luis Alomía, director of Epidemiology, noted at the press conference daily from the National Palace there are 2,623 patients suspected and 4,341 cases were with negative tests.
Finally, it revealed that there are 27 states of the Mexican Republic with at least one positive case of coronavirus, 4 with more than 50 and only one with more than 101 cases.