In a single day to three deaths and 35 cases per Covid-19 in the Yucatan


MERIDA.- The health authorities of the state, reported that this Thursday is reported three deaths more by the Covid-19 in the Yucatan, bringing the total number to 20 deaths in the state.

The patients that died are:

A woman of 94 years of age, originally from Italy and a resident of Meridawith a history of heart disease, and chronic renal failure. She I lived with 7 people, of which, so far, are reported three with mild symptoms.

A woman of 85 years of ageoriginally from the Mexico city and a resident of Merida, with diabetes. I lived with 7 people, two of which have mild symptoms.

A woman, 52-year-old, with a history of hypertension and obesity. Not reported for contacts.

All the contacts are in isolation and closely monitored by staff in the health sector.

Yucatan records 20 deaths, two of them foreigners.

The cases in the Yucatan

Since the start of the contingency until this Thursday, 23 of April, there have been 2,100 suspected cases of Covid-19 in the Yucatan.

According to the report 900 are Sentinel Surveillance, 242 are positive, 62 are under study and have been ruled out 896. The age range is from 3 to 94 years.

Of the positive cases: 134 have been recovered, do not have symptoms and cannot spread. 51 patients are stable and they are isolated in their homes. And that the medical personnel constantly monitored. All patients have mild symptoms.

37 hospitalized and they are in total isolation.

The yucatan infected and diagnosed in Canada is hospitalized. Your case does not form part of the statistics, local and federal.

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Web site and phone line

The Government put at the disposal of the yucatecans a internet site where can consult all the official information on the Covid-19. In addition to a hotline, in Spanish and mayaexclusively for people who show symptoms of the disease.

Phone line: 800 YUCATAN (800 982 2826)

In addition, there is a chat via WhatsApp, free that is available on the number 999 200 8489 in Spanish and 9991 40 66 22 in the mayan language, which offers a diagnosis automated.

Theapplication Meditoc like is designed for one use only and exclusive for those who have symptoms of coronavirus. It is free and is available for download in the Apple app Store, for iPhone phones and iPad tablets, and in the Play Store, for devices with Android operating system. By means of this application you can make a video call with a doctor.

Prevention measures

They reiterated that among the basic measures of prevention are washing hands frequently using soap and water or an alcohol-based solution gel to 70 percent; when sneezing or coughing, it is important to cover the nose or mouth with a tissue or with the internal angle of the arm; and in case of being sick to not go out of the home. Similarly, avoid direct contact with people who have cold or flu symptoms and do not self-medicate.

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