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Jalisco adds five new cases of COVID-19; there are 7 hospitalized


The Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ) detailed that there are 99 cases in the State, of which four are asymptomatic

In Jalisco, only five confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased, with a total of 99 as well as four asymptomatic.

The Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ) detailed that of these people, seven are hospitalized, both in private and public hospitals. They are reported in a stable state (2), delicate (3), severe (1) and very serious (1).

According to the epidemiological data of the SSJ, of the 99 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (people with symptoms), the vast majority have mild symptoms, which is why they have required ambulatory management at home.

While fifteen people have required hospitalization, of which five people were discharged for improvement, three for death, in addition to the seven that remain.

The agency also assured that for the fifth consecutive day no new death has been confirmed by the virus , so the number of deaths from COVID-19 in the State, occurring in the municipalities of Guadalajara, Zapopan and Tomatlán, remains at three.

Also, he made a call not to spread false or unconfirmed news regarding alleged deaths by COVID -19, "as they generate confusion and alarm."

He also informed that, starting this month, in order to be in accordance with the same form of notification made by the federal Health Secretariat and published every night in its technical statement, Jalisco will include in confirmed cases people with symptoms of the disease and separately will account for the asymptomatic carriers of which it has a record.

To date, the SSJ has studied suspicious cases in 73 municipalities of Jalisco , and has confirmed infections in only eight of them: Zapopan , Guadalajara, Cuautla , Tomatlán , Tecolotlán , Tlajomulco de Zúñiga , Puerto Vallarta, and Ameca .

The discarded cases total 659 and there is a record of 496 suspected cases.

Regarding gender, the highest proportion of COVID-19 infections occurs in males (58 percent); while the age group most affected by viral infection is 50-54 years with a proportion of 13 percent.

At the federal level, confirmed cases increased to 1,378 -163 more than yesterday- , while suspects increased to 3,827.

In addition, the deaths total 37 - eight more than yesterday - in: Mexico City (8), Sinaloa (4), Hidalgo (3), Jalisco (3), San Luis Potosí (2), Coahuila (2), Baja California Sur (2), Durango (1), Estado de México (1), Morelos (1), Oaxaca (1), Puebla (1), Querétaro (1), Quintana Roo (1), Veracruz (1), Guerrero ( 1), Nayarit (1), Tabasco (1) and Zacatecas (1).

Google translation from Informador.

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