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There are no hidden numbers of infected people: Ssa


Jorge Alcocer Varela, head of the agency, assured that tomorrow at a press conference, the health cabinet will give relevant information about the pandemic

This Monday Jorge Alcocer Varela, head of Health (Ssa), affirmed that figures of confirmed cases of people who are infected with coronavirus are not being hidden, and assured that tomorrow Tuesday at a press conference, the health cabinet will give relevant information on the pandemic.

He noted that the federal government has not taken late decisions , and "as of today I can tell you that [the population] must have all the tranquility, confidence and, of course, security. This experience in Mexico is striking because the preventive measures, the measures from before, studied, of course with the experience of a group that will meet him tomorrow ".

Alcocer Varela pointed out that the Ssa is prepared to face the coronavirus, but if necessary it will lean on the armed forces to initiate Plan DN-III, and guarantee the necessary attention.

Minutes before, Luis Antonio Ramírez, director general of the Institute of Security and Social Services for State Workers (ISSSTE), reported that tomorrow Tuesday, at the press conference at the National Palace, "very, very detailed details will be given of exactly which they are the areas that we are going to give priority to , the distances that have to be marked, the people that will have to be kept. "

"Everything is going to be said tomorrow, but you have all the guarantee that we are organized and that the entire announcement is going to be given tomorrow precisely, in detail," he said.

Zoé Robledo, General Director of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), declined to give any information on what was agreed at the meeting and only commented that this information will be given "in due course through official channels, be pending."

Juan Antonio Ferrer Aguilar, head of the Health Institute for Welfare (Insabi), also avoided giving information about the meeting since, he said, the spokesperson for the coronavirus issue is Hugo López-Gatell, undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion .

Google translation from Informador.

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