José Luis Alomy Zegarra, director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health (SSa), reported this July 28, day 58 of the New Normality, a strategy that aims to gradually reactivate the economic, social and educational life of the country, which together 44,876 deaths and 402,876 confirmed cases accumulated from the new coronavirus (COVID-19).
From the National Palace, he noted that it is estimated that 49,678 patients presented symptoms in the last fourteen days, which represents people who potentially contribute to the transmission of the virus.
In addition, there are 1,933 estimated deaths. Likewise, 449,854 negative cases, 87,538 suspects and 261,457 recovered patients have been counted.
A sign that reads, « COVID-19 route only » is seen while Andres, a patient who has recovered from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), leaves from the Juarez Hospital to go to his house in Mexico City, Mexico, July 27 , 2020. . / Edgard Garrido
According to the hospital capacity, the undersecretary reported that of 30,373 general hospital beds accounted for in Mexico, 47% (14,246) are employed and 53% are available (16,127). The four states with the fewest beds available are: Nuevo León, Nayarit, Tabasco and Coahuila.
While of the 10,172 fan beds, 39% (3,922) are employed and the 62% (6,250) are available. The entities with the most occupancy of beds of this type are: Tabasco, Nuevo León, Puebla and Colima.
In this week 29 of the pandemic, Alomía Zegarra elaborated on the advance of COVID-19 in the states of Aguascalientes, San Luis Potosí and Zacatecas.
To this day, they have been counted 247 deaths confirmed and 3,883 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections. However, 7,412 have given negative, 272 are suspected cases and 2,735 people have recovered.
According to the information presented, since week 27 of the pandemic the number of cases has decreased. Nearly 400 confirmed cases of coronavirus were detected this past week, however there are a similar number of negative cases and more than 50 suspects. Also this week the estimated number of deaths fell to 46%.
The most affected municipalities have been: Rincón de Romos, Aguascalientes, Calvillo, Asientos, Jesús María and San Francisco de los Romo. The entity has 25% occupancy of general beds and 36% of occupancy of beds with fans.
This day, the Undersecretary for Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell He announced that this day they will remember the importance of preventing hepatitis, in addition to remembering that it is a serious problem in the population. Said the fourth cause of mortality in Mexico is chronic liver diseases.
He explained that viral and chronic hepatitis are particularly serious so they will be remembered in this July 28, World Hepatitis Day.
It should be remembered that this day he arrived at the airport of Toluca, State of Mexico, the ninth flight from Nevada, United States, with 20 ventilators for the care of COVID-19 patients who are in intensive care.
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