The State Secretary of Health, Manuel de la O Cavazos, expressed that the departure of Jaime Rodríguez Calderón from the National Conference of Governors (Conago) will not affect the state in the support of the federal government to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
He said that they will continue in close communication with the federal authorities, as he spoke with the head of the Institute of Health for Well-being (Insabi), Juan Antonio Ferrer, and he was to attend the entity next week to visit hospitals and he will manage “to help us to care for breast cancer and childhood cancer patients “.
He indicated that the meetings of the members of the Federalist Alliance on the health issue will continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, since they are very positive. “We exchange successful models, we support each other a lot,” he said.
Manuel de la O Cavazos reported that during the last 24 hours, 49 deaths were reported from the new coronavirus, to add 2,845 deaths since the first case occurred, on April 4. He added that 541 new infections were registered for a total of 54 thousand 348, among those confirmed by Indre, as well as private laboratories and hospitals.
He commented that there are currently 1,233 hospitalized patients, of which 280 are intubated and 176,247 PCR-type tests have been carried out so far. Although in the last 10 days there have been more than 500 cases of COVID-19, when previously there were days below that figure, Manuel de la O trusted that there will not be a re-outbreak before the reopening of entertainment businesses as of last Saturday .
He specified that, if there is an increase in infections, it will be seen in a period of 10 to 14 days, since the symptoms of the disease appear between five and seven days, but the time it takes people to reach hospitals.
The state health secretary reported that this day, in the municipality of San Nicolás de los Garza, a person died on the street, but it will be until Wednesday when he confirms whether he died of COVID-19 or another cause. Until today, he said, there is only the case of an older adult who died from COVID-19 outside a hospital, since the death occurred in an asylum.