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Jalisco adds five other positive cases to COVID-19; reaches 86


The state Ministry of Health details that the cases are concentrated in five municipalities: Zapopan, Guadalajara, Cuautla, Tomatlán and Teocuitatlán

This Saturday, the Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ) reported that they added five other positive cases to COVID-19, bringing the figure to 86 compared to the previous day. Four of them are asymptomatic, the agency reported.

The cases are concentrated in five municipalities: Zapopan , Guadalajara, Cuautla , Tomatlán and Teocuitatlán , making it clear that of the two cases reported by the municipal president of Tala, Enrique Buenrostro, only one was positive and did not belong to that municipality.

“It is clarified that when carrying out the corresponding study protocol, according to information from the Mexican Institute of Social Security ( IMSS ), currently there is only one confirmed case, which resides in Guadalajara, although it makes occasional visits and has its registration of this Institute in Tala. The patient is therefore a case of Guadalajara and not of Tala ”.

However, the authorities are already conducting an epidemiological investigation of the people with whom he had contact in Guadalajara and in that district.

The agency clarified that in the last 24 hours no new death has been confirmed in Jalisco, so the number of confirmed deaths remains at three.

In addition to those confirmed, the Ministry of Health has already ruled out 426 cases submitted to valid laboratory tests, while 209 remain in the process of studying pending their results.Of the 86 positive, sick and asymptomatic people, 90% have been ambulatory cases, that is, with mild symptoms and care in their homes . Only eight of these patients have required hospitalization and three have already been discharged for improvement; Three others died and only two remain hospitalized in a serious and delicate condition. One of them is in a private hospital and the other is in a Social Security clinic.

The SSJ reported that the State Epidemiological Surveillance System has studied suspicious cases in 57 municipalities of the State, of which only positive cases were confirmed in the five mentioned municipalities. "The highest proportion of infections occurs in males (56%) and the most affected age group is 50-54 years with a proportion of 15 percent."

Google translation from Informador.

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