Before the spread of coronavirus in Mexico, last night President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made a call to Mexican society to stay home and take care of older adults, who are part of the sector most vulnerable to the disease. Still in Phase 2 of the virus fight, and facing Phase 3, at the most recent cut of the Ministry of Health, a total of 16 deaths and 848 infections by Covid-19.
Still on MILLENNIUM minute-by-minute coverage with breaking news on the coronavirus in Mexico today Saturday, March 28. Also, remember that here you can find what are the Covid-19 symptoms Y what steps can you take to prevent it.
AMLO will not be tested for coronavirus unless symptoms are present.
The Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, assured this Saturday that the President Andrés Manuel López Obrador the test will not be carried out Covid-19 after having been in contact with the Governor of Hidalgo, Omar Fayad, who was diagnosed with the virus.
“It does not apply because the relevant period of contagiousness begins the moment it begins to take symptoms,” he said.
There are 848 confirmed cases of coronavirus; there are 16 dead
The Health Secretary reported 131 new infections from Covid-19, so the number of infections increased to 848 confirmed cases, while the death rate increased to 16 people, reported Jose Luis Alomía, director of Epidemiology.
In addition, 2,623 suspected cases are registered, while 4,341 cases were negative. Of the definitions, 87 percent are male; Furthermore, deaths were associated with obesity and hypertension, diabetes. 70 percent a are older adults.
Governor of Hidalgo tests positive for Covid-19
The governor of gentleman, Omar Fayad, reported through their social networks that tested positive for coronavirus, so it is kept in home isolation.
“From my quarantine at home I continue working and directing the efforts of my government to control the epidemic in Hidalgo. Nothing will stop us to overcome this crisis together“he wrote on Twitter.
The Governor attended the March 18 morning conference of the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador at the National Palace, where the progress of the airport in Santa Lucia was reported.
– Omar Fayad (@omarfayad) March 28, 2020
Morelos records first death from coronavirus
The governor of Morelos, Cuauhtémoc Blanco Bravo, announced that the state recorded the first death from coronavirus. He explained that it is a 37 year old man who received medical attention in Cuernavaca and had travel history to the United States.
It is with great sadness that we communicate to the public the first death from COVID-19 in Morelos. This is a 37-year-old man, who received medical attention in Cuernavaca, had a history of travel to the United States. Our most sincere condolences to family and friends
– Cuauhtémoc Blanco (@ cuauhtemocb10) March 28, 2020
Easter, behind closed doors and with the Way of the Cross in family: Archdiocese
The Primacy Archdiocese of Mexico determined to hold the celebrations by Easter week Behind closed doors, with a maximum of 20 people in the temples, he also suspended the washing of the feet, prohibited kissing the cross and asked that the Way of the Cross be carried out as a family, all this as preventive measures to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
Tlalpan merchants report losses of more than 96%
Given the low influx of visitors, merchants and restaurateurs from the center of Tlalpan reported losses above 95 percent in your sales.
During a tour, MILLENNIUM He was able to see the panorama in areas that are normally crowded during a regular weekend: Tlalpan and La Mexicana Park in Santa Fe.
Isolate baby in Hidalgo for suspicion of Covid-19
THE GOVERNOR OF gentleman, Omar Fayad, reported that a minor of five months is isolated in the Children’s Children’s Hospital because he is suspected of carrying coronavirus.
I am supervising the Children’s Children’s Hospital @difhgo. We have a suspicious case, and it is a 5-month-old minor who is completely isolated. The protocol for your care is being followed to the letter. pic.twitter.com/qhbXPwnKwn
– Omar Fayad (@omarfayad) March 28, 2020
I meanThey report that 3 CdMx police are suspected of coronavirus
At least three policemen from the Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC) have been reported as suspect from Covid-19.
The Citizen Security Security (SSC) of the capital reported that a policeman from the Naples Sector was isolated after receiving the diagnosis of possible spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Since March 26, it was known that the cash presented flu symptoms, so he immediately went to the doctor and after receiving the diagnosis of probable COVID-19, the necessary measures were taken to isolate him and prevent the spread of the virus .
CFE, with service in strategic areas
The Federal electricity commission (CFE) will continue to provide service despite the coronavirus in strategic areas of the country to guarantee the electric power supply.
CFE workers will be permanently working in strategic areas to guarantee the supply of electricity to the service of Mexico. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/yhCT50Dj8h
– CFEmx (@CFEmx) March 28, 2020
We will face crisis with discipline and honesty: AMLO
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador He said that in the face of the Covid-19 coronavirus emergency in Mexico, the economic crisis will be faced with discipline, honesty and austerityBecause your government will strengthen social programs.
Labor Day Parade Suspended
Workers leaders of the Labor Congress reported that the labor day parade which takes place on May 1 at the Plinth of the Mexico City, due to the health contingency due to the coronavirus.
NL rises to 66 coronavirus infections
The Ministry of Health of New Lion He highlighted that in the state there are already 66 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state, that is, two more than yesterday. It is a 56-year-old man with history of traveling to New York, United States, while the other is a 26-year-old woman who had contact with a previously confirmed case from Covid-19.
While cases in the entity’s private hospitals continue at 37, awaiting confirmation by the Federation.
– Nuevo León Health Secretariat (@NlSalud) March 28, 2020
Guanajuato reports 37 cases
In Guanajuato s were reportedin six more cases confirmed from Covid-19, which There are already 37 infections in the state, of which all are by import, this after the Health Secretary confirmed that there is still no presence of community transmission.
PRD deputies ask for special program for migrants
The parliamentary fraction of the PRD in the Chamber of Deputies urged the federal government to establish a special care program to prevent migrants from catching of Covid-19, which includes health services, stopping the persecution and regularizing their immigration status.
IMSS seeks epidemiology experts
He Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) and the National Union of Social Security Workers (SNTSS) launched a national call open for specialist doctors, including retirees, to strengthen medical services in the face of the health contingency caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The IMSS is looking for doctors with specialties in epidemiology, geriatrics, infectology, internal medicine, pulmonology, otorhinolaryngology, pediatrics in the emergency services, medical pediatrics, intensive care and emergencies.
Indigenous artisans block Avenida 20 de Noviembre
Members of the Autonomous Indigenous Government of Mexico City block the November 20 avenue, at Nezahualcóyotl street, in the Centro neighborhood, Cuauhtémoc mayor’s office, to demand financial supports during the Covid-19 coronavirus contingency.
Plane sent to Cuba to return Mexicans for coronavirus
This Saturday, the Air Force will return to Mexicans who are stranded in Havana, Cuba, due to the cancellation of flights by the Covid-19 coronavirus health emergency.
The federal government reported that eI send an airplane that will bring them back on a trip it is coordinated and led by representatives of the Secretary of Foreign Relations (SRE), a cell of the Military Health Service, and in charge of the plane Boeing B-737, there are Air Force pilots.
Segob asks states to be responsible
Olga Sánchez Cordero, holder of the Ministry of the Interior (Segob) asked to maintain national unity and called on states and municipalities to take responsible actions in the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Mexico.
The situation by #Covid-19 requires maintaining national unity, putting the general welfare of people before any particular interest. We reiterate that it is essential to abide by the stewardship in the matter in charge of the Health authorities of the Federal Executive. (1/2)
– Olga Sánchez Cordero (@M_OlgaSCordero) March 28, 2020
Access to the municipality of Chihuahua is closed
This weekend they were the entrances to the city of Parral closed, in Chihuahua, to prevent contagion of coronavirus, following instructions from the mayor Alfredo Lozoya.
With the support of elements from the Ministry of Public Security (SSP) and personnel from the Medical in Your Home program, the municipal president instructed to carry out sanitary fences at all entrances to the municipality Hidalgo del Parral.
“There are four accesses to the city which have been closed to combat the virus that is attacking the world,” he said.
Coahuila adds 15 cases of Covid-19
A new case of coronavirus was confirmed in Keep, Coahuila, in a 61-year-old woman with travel history to Peru and who is in home isolation, so the figure only in that municipality rises to seven infections.
At the cut of this Saturday of the State Plan for Prevention and Control of covid-19, the Ministry of Health reported that in Coahuila the total number is 15 cases seven distributed in Torreón, five in Saltillo and three in Monclova.
Edomex already has 73 infections
The Ministry of Health of the Mexico state reported 73 cases of coronavirus until this Saturday, which are linked to import. Of the infections, 51 are in home isolation and 22 receive medical attention in hospitals. Only one death of a resident of Mexico City has been registered in the entity.
In addition, 281 negative cases have been detected and 127 suspects are awaiting results.
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95 arrested for robbery and attempted looting in CdMx
The Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC) of the Mexico City reported that they go 95 arrested for robbery and looting attempts in commercial establishments due to the Covid-19 coronavirus health emergency.
However, the Attorney General’s Office (FGJ) capitalina has not disclosed the legal situation of those likely responsible, including 12 minors.
During the last week 41 complaints were filed before the SSC for these criminal acts in 14 mayoralties.
They detect another 4 cases in Aguascalientes
In Aguascalientes Were detected four new cases of coronavirus Covid-19, with what add 23 infected people. They are three women and a man, and one of the patients is a five-year-old girl, who are in home isolation. So far there are 88 suspected cases.
Due to coronavirus, Sectur expects a drop of more than 10% in tourism
The Secretary of Tourism (Sectur) predicts that the sector will register falls greater than 10 percent for this year, due to the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus.
On his Twitter account, the head of Sectur, Miguel Torruco Marqués, reported that in the arrival of foreign tourists by air there will be a drop of 12.1 percent, which will be at a figure of 17.3 million.
two.- ???????? In terms of spending, the scenario of inbound tourism by air will impact 14.7% less, reaching 16.8 billion dollars, with a drop in absolute terms of 2.9 billion dollars than that reached in December 2019. pic.twitter.com/PRXMQG6jns
– MiguelTorrucoMarqués (@TorrucoTurismo) March 28, 2020
Hidalgo issues guidelines for funeral services for coronavirus
He Hidalgo government issued guidelines for the proper management of the bodies of Dead people by coronavirus, with the objective of decrease infections. The corpses must be placed in a biodegradable sanitary bag, which must be labeled with the legend: health risk.
Likewise, it must be supervised by the personnel that provide the health, forensic and funeral services, to guarantee their integrity, as well as their correct handling and transportation.
There are 81 confirmed cases in Jalisco
The Jalisco Ministry of Health reported that there are already 81 confirmed cases in the state, after confirming four new cases.
Of the total number of cases, four are asymptomatic and 77 present symptoms.
Chihuahua implements sanitary fence
The Governor of Chihuahua, Javier Corral Jury, ordered the implementation of a sanitary fence, to check all people arriving from other states, in order to detect cases of Covid-19 coronavirus.
He announced that today he will meet with Health officials from Durango, Sinaloa, Sonora, Coahuila and Nuevo León, as well as with the head of the Coordinating Commission of National Institutes of Health and High Specialty Hospitals (Ccinshae), the director Gustavo Reyes Terán. of intensive care of the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER), Carmen Hernández.
Zacatecas prohibits wake for the dead by Covid-19
The government of Zacatecas issued the measures for Sanitary Control of Local Health in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, among which the celebration of mourning ceremonies, including the vigil stages, the burial, and the celebration of body-to-body masses, for people deceased by Covid-19.
For deaths that were not due to coronaviruses, mourning ceremonies are allowed with the presence of only family members, as long as it is performed in funeral homes that meet the sanitary requirements.
Weight drop and class suspension: chronology of the coronavirus in Mexico
The death of 12 people, the suspension of classes, fall of the bag and the weight, are some of the effects that has brought the arrival of coronavirus-Covid-19 to Mexico.
Here is a timeline of how the pandemic in the country.
They detect 2 new cases in Sonora
The Secretary of Health of SonoraEnrique Clausen Iberri reported that they were detected two new cases of coronavirus in the state, with which they already add 10 cases in total, since March 16.
The state official explained that the patients are two women, 56 and 25 years old, respectively, one of them with a history of contact with foreigners.
There are 12 cases of Covid-19 in Sinaloa
The Secretary of Health in Sinaloa, Efrén Encinas Torres, reported that he went up to 12 the number of confirmed cases of coronaviruses, after they were detected three new infections.
He commented that there is 34 suspected cases in Los Mochis, Guamuchil, Mazatlán and Culiacán, awaiting results from the state laboratory.
⚠️FRIDAY MARCH 27 – 7 PM⚠️
Update #Coronavirus In Sinaloa
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10 in Culiacán
1 in Mazatlán
1 in Los Mochis
There are 5 new cases from today, 4 in Culiacán and 1 in Los Mochis.
There are 34 tests in transit pic.twitter.com/O3ahUzOxgi
– Dr. Efrén Encinas Torres (@EEncinas_Dr) March 28, 2020
Confirm 4 new cases of coronavirus in Veracruz; 21 in total
The Ministry of Health of Veracruz reported that four new positive cases of Covid-19 coronavirus in the state, 21 in total, and there is 178 suspects.
He explained that of the cases, 13 are in Boca del Río, three in Veracruz, two in Poza Rica, one in Ixtaczoquitlán, one in Xalapa and the other in Coatzacoalcos.
There are 6 cases of Covid-19 in Nayarit
The Ministry of Health of Nayarit confirmed a new case of Covid-19 coronavirus in the state, with which they add six in total.
The Governor of Nayarit, Antonio Echevarría García, stressed that this is the first case not imported that is registered in the entity.
“This is the sixth case of Covid-19, the first community contagion, not imported,” he said.
Coronavirus: number of cases and deaths
Mexico City takes the lead, with 107 confirmed cases; They are followed by Jalisco with 77, the State of Mexico with 70 and Nuevo León with 64. As for deaths, there are 5 in the capital, 3 in Jalisco, 2 in San Luis Potosí and 1 in Michoacán and Durango, respectively.
Check here the map of coronavirus cases in Mexico by state.
Coronavirus: Mexico map, real time
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