Hugo López-Gatell, undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, said the spike in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Mexico can occur between the third week of may and first of June.
“(The epidemic of COVID-19) will continue to grow until the peak moment that will probably be between the third week of may and the first week of June,” the official said in The Note Lasts with Javier Risco.
The phd in Epidemiology commented in addition to that about 300 thousand jobs have been lost in Mexico due to the expansion of the pathogen in the country.
“You have accumulated 300 thousand jobs were lost in Mexico, initially caused by the global economic slowdown,“ said Gatell.
“One of the segments of the population that has us worried and more we have taken care in affect as little as possible is half of the population living in conditions of poverty”, he continued.
The Secretariat of Health reported on Monday that are already 125 people killed by the novel coronavirus SARS-COV-2 in Mexico.
Furthermore, the confirmed cases amounted to two thousand 439, of which the 13.53 percent were reported as serious.
Meanwhile, suspected cases of the disease COVID-19 were increased to six thousand 295.