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With healthy distance, phase 3 will have a lower contagion curve: López-Gatell

Mexico

The undersecretary of Health says that, in the next three weeks, people are required not to move in public spaces to cut the transmission

The Undersecretary of Health, Hugo López- Gatell , assured that the measures of healthy distance and restricting social mobility will allow entering the third phase of the coronavirus, with a lower curve of infections that required hospitalization.

"There is no doubt that phase 3 will come," said the official during the morning press conference, referring to the time of the epidemic with the highest number of infected and cases.

However, he indicated that if the country disciplines itself, it does not go out into the street and follows the guidelines of the so-called National Day of Healthy Distance - which urges, for example, to suspend non-essential public and private activities- the epidemic curve "will allow to attend to sick people".

He noted that it is necessary that in the next three weeks people do not move in public spaces to cut transmission "because we must be aware that the epidemic does not go away overnight."

He said that at this time, in which Mexico is in phase 2 of the COVID-19 epidemic, by registering six deaths and 475 infections, of which 13 have no import history, general measures are needed, such as the closure of schools. , jobs and that public spaces do not have people gathered.

López-Gatell recalled that the National Day of Healthy Distance applies from March 23 and ends on April 19.

Google translation from Informador.


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