Confirmed Covid-19 now in Los Cabo Baja California Sur

After the patient was stable in a private hospital, he was discharged and referred to home isolation with medical follow-up.

The governor of the state Carlos Mendoza Davis, confirmed the first positive case of Covid-19 in Baja California Sur, through social networks the state president indicated that it is about A 48-year-old English visitor, who had no symptoms, arrived on March 14 from Miami to Los Cabos.

Later, Mayor Armida Castro Guzmán reported that after the stable patient was found in a private hospital, he was discharged and sent to home isolation with medical follow-up.

The first case of coronavirus in Mexico occurred on February 28, it was until March 21 when a patient tested positive in Baja California Sur.

Carlos Mendoza Davis explained that according to the World Health Organization (WHO) the pandemic consists of three phases, viral import, community dispersal, and epidemic.

“The country and Baja California Sur are in phase one, that is, the cases that have been registered are because they have been infected abroad and become ill in Mexico; However, all the health authorities agree, based on what has happened in China, Italy, and other countries and given the characteristics of the virus, it is that more infections will occur in the local population. The important thing is that they occur little by little. That we don’t all get sick at the same time, ”said Mendoza Davis.

Similarly, he stated that the efforts of the government and society are aimed at preventing this from happening at BCS. Fortunately, the majority of the population that is contagious will be asymptomatic, most likely they do not know that they were infected. However, being asymptomatic does not mean that it is not a source of contagion. That is why it is important to take preventive measures.

If we correctly apply hygiene measures, social distancing, to avoid crowds, we will make the desired scenario come true. What does this mean ?, that infections will occur, of course, but in a longer period of time. We must avoid presenting a greater number of cases in a short period of time, “he stressed.

He insisted that if you keep a healthy distance if you constantly wash your hands with soap and water if you avoid waving, kissing, you can beat the virus.

Mendoza Davis called on citizens to remain calm, to consult only official sources and avoid panic buying.

“It is time to endorse our empathy, solidarity, and commitment with our families and with others. Baja California Sur counts on us and each and everyone”, he concluded.

PREVENTION MEASURES

The suspension of classes from March 20 at all educational levels, resuming until April 20, at this point the state governor, Carlos Mendoza Davis, reiterated that they are not “vacations”, so it is essential to stay at home and apply hygiene and social distancing measures.

The State Government also determined that the workers of this power who are pregnant women, over 65 years of age, immunocompromised who suffer from HIV, active cancer under treatment or kidney failure receive dialysis services and after validation of these by the Ministry of Health. , people with disabilities associated with respiratory complications will stop working from March 23 to April 17.

Additionally, from April 6, work is suspended for two weeks for all state government workers, who will rejoin on Monday, April 20. Carlos Mendoza Davis stressed that these measures do not apply to personnel of the Ministry of Health, Public Security, Attorney General of Justice and Civil Protection.

ECONOMIC SUPPORTS

The State Government postponed the collection of the Payroll Tax and Vehicle Inspection corresponding to the months of March, April and May, and also suspended the fiscal acts in the same period.

La Paz

In the capital, municipal president Rubén Muñoz Álvarez announced last Wednesday that in support of the economy, a 50% discount on water rates will be granted to all users.

Similarly, public events, cleaning measures in transport units, the expansion of spaces between people, the closure of casinos, bars, and nightclubs were suspended as prevention measures.

LOS CABOS

While in the municipality of Los Cabos, Mayor Armida Castro Guzmán, announced that starting this weekend, convenience stores and shops will close at 11 o’clock at night, restaurants at 12 o’clock and bars and nightclubs at two o’clock. Likewise, the interior space of the premises is reduced to 50% and from Monday there will be operations supported by Public Security, Fiscal Inspection, Sedena, and National Guard so that compliance with these measures is being carried out.

Source: elsudcaliforniano.com.mx, OEM-Informex

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