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The number of deaths from COVID-19 in Mexico increases to 686


The Ministry of Health released its updated report this Saturday until April 19, regarding the current situation of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) that the country is experiencing.

As of today, the following are reported:

  • Contagions: 8 thousand 261
  • Suspicious cases: 10 thousand 139
  • Discarded cases: 31 thousand 170
  • Deceased: 686

The Undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell pointed out that some people who have died from Covid-19 had HIV, since this virus directly damages the immune system.

Likewise, the official recalled that the epidemic has not ended, that it is in its acceleration stage, that the infections are going to continue, that is why the quarantine must continue until May 30.

Doctors save lives: Ssa

The Secretary of Health, Jorge Alcocer Varela, and the Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell , assured that the doctors do not pose a risk of contagion in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic , for which they exhorted stop the attacks.

Through a video broadcast on the official Twitter account of Undersecretary @HLGatell, Alcocer Varela assured that the aggressions caused are a consequence of the tension and anguish that the Mexican population is experiencing due to the health emergency.

However, Undersecretary López-Gatell stressed that there is no reason to consider that health professionals , be they doctors, male and female nurses, are a special source of contagion.

Google translation from UnoTV.

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