This Sunday, September 20th, the Ministry of Health (SSa) reported that there are 73,493 dead and 697,663 accumulated confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mexico.
After 113 days had passed since the “new normal” began, Hugo López-Gatell reported on a national level, a strategy to reactivate the economic, social and educational life of the country, the Undersecretary for Prevention and Health Promotion There are estimated 33,709 (5%) active cases.
In Mexico we’ve been on a downward trend for seven straight weeks. Since mid-July, the number of infections, cases, hospitalizations and people dying from the disease began to decline
However, he cautioned that such behavior could be reversed, and with it Increase the transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Regarding the estimated deaths (74,503), a 35% reduction in their incidence is observed. Also, From weeks 36 to 37 there was an estimated 24% decrease (Total of confirmed and suspected infections) nationwide, 729.985to the last cut.
Also there are more than 75,170 estimated deaths, representing a 60% decrease in each curve. They also mattered 809,373 negative cases, 79,155 suspects and 499,302 Patient recovered an accumulated of 1,586,191 Tests carried out.
Up to week 37, The proportion of people who tested positive for COVID-19 is 37 percent.
In hospital occupancy and availability up to September 20, the Serious Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) network reported that there are 21,414 (70%) general beds available and 9,017 (30%) employed. With fan a 7,925 patients can access it Before the 2.481 or the 24% occupancy.
According to the Minister of Health until the last cut The company with the highest occupancy in general hospital beds is Nayarit, as it has 52 percent saturation. Meanwhile, Campeche and Chiapas are the companies with the largest capacity to care for non-serious patients who require hospitalization, with an occupancy of 6% and 5% respectively.
In terms of caring with fans, Aguascalientes was positioned on the head 41% saturation; It is followed by Mexico City with 41%, Nuevo León with 36%, Colima with 32%, Coahuila with 29% and Zacatecas with 28%.
“When dealing with an epidemic, it is important to ensure that no one is left without care so that lives can be saved, and this is essential. Having beds available is not an achievement in and of itself; the achievement is that you are available so that no one is left unattended when needed. “Said López-Gatell.
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