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Jalisco enlists massive COVID-19 tests


From Thursday will apply 5 thousand whose results take 24 to 48 hours; 15 thousand more for the detection of asymptomatic cases

The state government will implement rapid and massive tests since Thursday to track, contain and control COVID-19. This action is one of the most important recommended by the World Health Organization(WHO)to combat the spread of the disease.

This medium published that from February 27, when the first case was detected in Mexico, and until the previous Sunday, only 111 tests were done a day, on average. In South Korea there are 15 thousand daily.

The governor of Jalisco noted that the measure will record more cases. The goal is to prevent deaths and contagions.

He detailed that the State has five thousand PCR tests ready and endorsed by the Institute of Epidemiological Diagnosis and Reference (InDRE). Results take between 24 and 48 hours.

The director of the Civil Hospital, Jaime Andrade, said that they will have another 15 thousand rapids with them will be detected mainly to asymptomatic carriers, who can infect up to three people. These provide certainty in less than an hour.

Until yesterday, the Entity had 50 positive cases and almost 10 thousand calls to the line to report symptoms. Nationally, there are 367 confirmed and three thousand 062 exams.

The State Executive requested the Pacific Airport Group (GAP) to cancel flights from places with health fences. There will be exceptions with cargo and humanitarian issues.

It was expected that a meeting was planned with representatives of the Central, Bajío and governors of Colima, Guanajuato, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Nayarit and Michoacán to define protection measures in the area.

Pandemic claims its first life at the Entity

The state government confirmed that a 55-year-old man died Sunday from COVID-19 at clinic 110 of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS). The patient had diabetes and obesity.

Salud Jalisco treats 360 cases: 50 positives. The rest belongs to the people who had a relationship with them.

Google translation from Informador.

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