Respiratory diseases on the rise in Hidalgo

In Hidalgo, in addition to registering 22 new infections, Coronavirus disease The last weeks of July saw an increase in the number of patients with acute respiratory infections (ARI), as well as cases of pneumonia and bronchopneumonia.

The entity registered a total of 600,760 cases of acute respiratory infections – diseases affecting the ear, nose, throat and lungs, which usually do not last more than 15 days – in week 28 – data corresponding to the latest epidemiological bulletin of the General Directorate of Epidemiology.

Even though winter isn’t here yet, the IRA is up even more than it was 28 weeks a year ago, During the period, Hidalgo reported 232,883 cases and there are currently 280,460 cases of the respiratory disease in Hidalgo.

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Hidalgo now ranks ninth nationwide in cases of acute respiratory infections, which spread from person to person through droplets of saliva expelled from coughing or sneezing and through contact with contaminated surfaces, according to reports from federal sources.

Also in week 28 of 2023, Hidalgo recorded 31 cases of pneumonia and bronchopneumonia.

Nationally, there were 244,929 patients with acute respiratory infection and 1,679 patients with pneumonia and bronchopneumonia during the same week. Since the beginning of this year, there have been 9,000,258,000 and 678 new outpatient visits for respiratory diseases across the country.

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UAH recommends face masks as school resumes

this Autonomous University of Hidalgo (UAEH) He asked the community to wear a mask when they have a cough, sore throat or fever, and recommended their use in poorly ventilated places and spaces.

In addition to following general biosafety recommendations such as frequent hand washing, avoiding direct contact with people, maintaining distance, and keeping the area clean and ventilated.

This follows the resumption of administrative and academic activities of all its units and affiliated institutions by the Faculty of Learning last Monday, and after the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) advised students to use face masks again due to the increase in Covid-19 cases.

Likewise, the UAE Health Authority announced in a statement that the Institutional Health and Safety Committee initiated the long-term management plan Coronavirus diseaseto maintain the University community and prevent contagion.

The agency reported that the Autonomous University of Hidalgo, through the University Health Services, conducted a vaccination campaign against Covid-19 targeting its community during April and October.

Health authorities are managing in a timely manner to ensure biosecurity, so keep an eye out for dates and times posted on Garza Territory social networks.

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