A week of sick, high-profile and hardening measures
The governor of Hidalgo, Omar Fayad, announced Saturday that gave positive test COVID-19, which becomes the public servant of the highest profile in the country to contract the coronavirus. Just this Wednesday, the deputy Jorge Alcibiades Garcia was diagnosed with the disease caused by the virus.
The contractor shall state, who did not detail when he presented the symptoms of the disease, was at the press conference on the morning of president Andrés Manuel López Obrador just 10 days ago, on the 18th of march.
The mexican government declared this week the second phase of the epidemic of coronavirus in the country, which means the first widespread community of the COVID-19, which up to now represent 8% of the total.
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The president has suspended all non-essential activities of the federal government, which means keeping only the strategic areas, such as health, public safety, energy and water supply.
It has also issued a decree for companies to be excused with pay to the workers of vulnerable groups, such as older adults, women and people with chronic diseases.
It has also implemented a program known as the National Plan of Healthy Distance during the four weeks that involves stopping the massive events of over 100 people and suspend sectors of the private initiative involving the mass mobilization of people.
With information from Efe