Go 100 more doctors to locate cases of Covid-19


The Government of Mexico City will double the number of doctors to strengthen digital services and via the telephone that has been instrumented to detect persons with symptoms of coronavirus (Covid-19).

Add 100 medical services of Locatel (56581111) and 911, who will deal with the reports which arrive via SMS messages and the page test.covid19.cdmx.gov. mx.

“We want to have the certainty that those who are calling to have the attention of a physician, other than another health care worker, so, now that you are going to be much more frequent calls, missing some doctors in the evenings and in the night,” explained the head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum.

The owner of the Digital Agency of Public Innovation (ADIP), José Peña Merino, said that currently for Locatel be able to attend to 24 hours a day account with 50 physicians covering four shifts, while the holder of the C5, José Manuel García Ortegón, reported that the 911 has 30 physicians and 31 interns; both commented that the increase of staff will serve to address the increase in cases that are foreseen for the next few days.

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This action is in addition to the tents that were installed in the accesses to the specialty hospitals Doctor Belisario Domínguez; general in Tlahuac Dr. Matilde Montoya; general Alvaro Obregon, Doctor Enrique Cabrera; general Ajusco Medio, Phd Obdulia Rodriguez, and general in Iztapalapa, Dr. Juan Ramon de la Fuente, where to filter cases by risk level for the Covid-19.


Modified program of messages

The SMS messaging system to identify potential patients with coronavirus implemented by the Government in the capital city also happens to phase 2; it removed the question from the foreign trip, and was now being questioned whether he had contact with a patient with this virus.

People who feel symptoms similar to this virus you have three options to perform the first screening; the first is with the SMS message with the word covid19 to 51515; the second is in the page of internet test.covid19.cdmx.gov. mx; and the third by telephone call to Locatel the 56581111.

The holder of the ADIP reported that after 10 days of the implementation of the SMS system have been sent and received 4.7 million messages, the service has been used by 178 thousand 378 people who have completed 128 thousand 378 questionnaires and 649 patients were channelled to the ministry of Health to be taken care of.

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The secretary of local Health, Oliva Lopez Arellano, commented that of these patients, 70 were visited; 43 were made to the test Covid-19 and are waiting for the results.

In both the head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum, reported that in the City there are confirmed, to date, 83 cases; 401 suspects and three deaths, only one of whom was a resident of the capital of the country.

Measure temperature in the Metro

In the Collective Transport System, we implemented a pilot program to measure the temperature to the users by means of thermal imaging cameras in its Socket, and Pantitlan.

Although at the moment have not been detected that users with higher temperature to 37.5 degrees, the protocol that will follow is that of personal Industrial Safety and Hygiene of the STC it will address, will provide you with a face cloths, hand sanitizers, gloves and will be instructed to contact the intelligence unit for emergency health (UIES) the 5168242 or send an SMS to 51515 to give up on your case.

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