To cut off the transmission of COVID-19, the Coahuila Health Secretariat called for extreme prevention measures and, above all, to use face masks.
Roberto Bernal, head of Health in the entity, assured that with the use of this simple prevention instrument, the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 among the population can be reduced by a high percentage, and above all to safeguard people’s lives. of the so-called risk group.
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The Health Sector continues to reinforce its campaign for the mandatory use of face masks, expressed Bernal Gómez and stressed the need to have good ventilation in closed public spaces, as well as places of common use; and that crowding is avoided, so the use of face masks is mandatory in all these spaces.
Bernal Gómez delved into the importance of maintaining the use of face masks at all times, since if an asymptomatic COVID-19 carrier does not use the face mask there is a high risk of contagion, with a 70 percent probability of contracting the virus, it is that is, 70 people out of 100 will be infected.
While if the carrier of the virus wears a mask, the risk of contagion to the population is reduced to only 5 percent, that is, 5 people out of 100 could become infected.