A 3rd Mexican Governor is diagnosed with COVID-19


This is the third state Governor who is diagnosed with COVID-19 in Mexico

Francisco Domínguez Servién, governor of the state of Querétarotested positive for COVID-19.

“I inform you that this weekend I started with symptoms compatible with # COVID19, so I went to the public health medical service to do the corresponding test”, this was announced on social networks.

This result is released after Adán Augusto López, governor of Tabasco and his Hidalgo counterpart, Omar Fayad, recently confirmed the same contagion.

Despite the contagion, the governor is positive and faces the crisis. A few minutes ago, Domínguez Servién published on his official Twitter account that:

“Querétaro is ready. From the first minute of this crisis, we designed a plan for each of the stages, attached to the reality of our state. Immediately, I have instructed my team to intensify the activity and ensure social distancing, “said the state president.

Omar Fayad has been coordinating efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic in Hidalgo (Photo: Twitter / @omarfayad)
Omar Fayad has been coordinating efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic in Hidalgo (Photo: Twitter / @omarfayad)

Also, in the thread that opened with that publication, he emphasized keeping under special care the older adults of the entity, this because they are the most vulnerable population.

The first governor to test positive for the coronavirus was Omar Fayad, president of the state of Hidalgo when on Saturday, March 28 he announced that after presenting a symptom picture similar to COVID-19, the corresponding tests were applied, which confirmed the contagion.

The next day, Sunday 29, the governor of the native state of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Augusto López expressed in his Twitter account:

“Good morning, I inform you that yesterday I had the COVID test19 and they just notified me that the result is positive. From this moment I will be at home in quarantine and observation. From here we will continue working so that Tabasco can overcome this crisis. “

Regarding the advance of the coronavirus in Mexico

according to the most recent report of the Ministry of Health, these are the numbers of the coronavirus in Mexico.

Official figures of the Coronavirus in Mexico (Phase 2)

– One thousand 215 confirmed cases

– Three thousand 511 suspects

– 6 thousand 282 negatives

– 29 deaths

– 11 thousand 8 people studied

– Greater burden of disease: Mexico City and the State of Mexico.

– Hospitalized 84%, outpatient 16%

In Monday’s conference was attended by Jorge Alcocer Carlos Varela, head of the Ministry of Health (SSA); Hugo López-Gattel, undersecretary of prevention and health promotion; Luis Cresencio Sandoval González, head of the Ministry of National Defense (Sedena) and Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón, head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE).

According to official data, the coronavirus is present mostly in men, with 57%, while in the female population it represents 43 percent. While of the total cases presented in the country, 86% are ambulatory, that is, they cope with the disease from their homes and 16% required assistance within a hospital. Among those hospitalized, 70% are reported as stable, 30% as severe and 5% require being intubated to be able to oxygenate their bodies.

Internationally, 194 countries are infected with 756 thousand cases, 36 thousand deaths and a case fatality rate of 4.7 percent.

During the meeting, they officially declared a health emergency in all of Mexico due to the pandemic and announced that the National Sana Distancia Day will last until Thursday, April 30. Against this background, the precautionary measures against older adults and people susceptible to COVID-19 were exacerbated. The Undersecretary of Health reported that he broadened the spectrum of susceptible age, lowering the age from 65 to 60 years. They also reiterated the importance of staying at home and paying great care if they suffer from hypertensionobesitydiabetes or if someone has a compromised immune system.

Despite this news, the federal government ruled out the State of exception and/or the implementation of curfews.

The IMSS invites the population to participate in the Latin Rhythms Class that will begin at 5:00 p.m. During this time when people will be quarantined, physical activation is important.

This is the audio that Mexico City patrols will play on the streets to invite people to stay home during this coronavirus health emergency 

Source: infobae.com, mexico.as.com

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