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Jalisco confirms 18 cases and one more death from COVID-19


The deceased is an 87-year-old man from Tlajomulco, who started with symptoms of respiratory disease on April 9 last; is the death number 14 in the entity

An 87-year-old man, a resident of the municipality of Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, who started with symptoms of respiratory disease on April 9 is the number 14 death by COVID-19 in Jalisco, as reported by the Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ).

The deceased today was hospitalized in a private institution and died this day. As a risk history, he had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD ).

The deaths reported in Jalisco, by municipality of residence, correspond to Guadalajara (3), Zapopan (1), Tomatlán (1), El Grullo (1), Tonalá (1), Acatic (1), Puerto Vallarta (3), Tequila (1), Tecolotlán (1) and Tlajomulco (1).

In addition, the secretariat reported 18 new cases. In this way, the total number of infections recognized by the federal government in its daily report rises to 216 and the total number of deaths in state territory fourteen.

Today, no new cases were reported to the Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ) by the private laboratory that has the endorsement of the Epidemiological Diagnostic and Reference Institute (InDRE) to carry out the PCR test that identifies the new coronavirus, so this figure ( classified as community surveillance) is maintained in 18 cases.

Neither have positive cases been confirmed in the tests carried out by the Laboratory of the University Center of Health Sciences (CUCS) of the University of Guadalajara (UdeG) and in the Laboratory of the Civil Hospital of Guadalajara "Dr. Juan I. Menchaca ”.

To date, suspicious cases have been studied in 101 municipalities of Jalisco, and only 26 of them have been confirmed . This Monday three municipalities are added to the list: Juanacatlán, La Barca and Jesús María, with their first case each.

Guadalajara ranks first in Jalisco with 68 confirmed cases; followed by Zapopan with 57 cases. Puerto Vallarta holds third place with 25 cases. They also report infections: Cuautla, Tonalá, Tequila, Tlaquepaque, Jamay, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, El Grullo, Tomatlán, Tizapán el Alto, San Juan de los Lagos, Tecolotlán, San Julián, Ocotlán, Acatic, Ameca, Lagos de Moreno, Yahualica, Tuxpan, San Martín Hidalgo and Cocula.

The SSJ has ruled out 2,936 infections, as they were negative for COVID -19 and currently has a record of 276 suspected cases. For their part, the laboratories of the University of Guadalajara have ruled out 143 cases and the private laboratory ruled out 271 cases.

Of the cases confirmed on a national platform, to date 56 people have been hospitalized, of which twenty have been discharged for improvement, fourteen due to death, one voluntary discharge and 21 are hospitalized in public and private hospitals.

Of the patients who are hospitalized, this day was reported in stable condition (ten), severe (seven) and very serious (four).

74 percent of the 216 cases confirmed on a national platform have been managed with isolation at home for presenting mild symptoms ; while 26 percent have required hospitalization. Six out of ten people with the disease are male; while the most affected age group is 65 and over with 15 percent.

Twelve cases belong to health personnel

So far, twelve of the 216 cases registered have been among health personnel, whose contagion is associated with care provided in medical units. The twelve cases correspond to residents of the municipality of Puerto Vallarta.

Of the contacts related to a confirmed case at the Ixtapa II Health Center in Puerto Vallarta, 19 are discarded and five more results continue to be awaited.

Google translation from Informador.

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