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Jalisco records 16 deaths from COVID-19 in a single day; sets new record


The previous maximum record was nine deaths in a 24-hour period

Deaths from COVID-19 in Jalisco continue to rise. Only in the last 24 hours they added 16, according to the Federal Health Secretariat (SSA).

A new record number, since the previous one was nine . With these they add 167 since the first was reported on March 23.

In addition, the number of coronavirus infections in Jalisco registered with the National Epidemiological Surveillance System (SINAVE) is not less, as it reached another record with 223.

As reported by the Ministry of Health, Jalisco increased the number of hospital occupations from 16 to 19 percent, while those with ventilators remained at 13%.

This Saturday, due to the increased mobility of Jalisco residents, which, in turn, caused an increase in cases, the Governor of Jalisco announced the extension of Phase 0, thus preventing the reopening of non-essential businesses that will not have the decal that identified the protocols.

In addition, the Jalisco president also rejected that Jalisco was found in red for the national traffic light , since, according to what he said, only one of the four indicators was in this color.

However, the Undersecretary for Health Promotion and Prevention Hugo López-Gatell explained that "when one of the indicators is at maximum risk (red), the highest score will be taken as a result of the traffic light, at least initially, as a measure health security ”.

He added that "the epidemic is not over" and, on the contrary, "it is at its highest level".

He reported that on Tuesdays they will send the scores of each State at the national traffic light. While on Thursday they would have the comments and it would be on Fridays when they will present the results at the evening press conferences.

Google translation from Informador.

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