Sinaloa.- There is worry and even fear in some people by the way it is COVID-19 infections are triggered In Mazatlan. In 24 hours, patients active by the virus increased by more than 40 percent in the town.
From 508 it rose to 700, the Secretary of Health reported in the first minutes of Wednesday. At night, the figure of Active cases had risen to 837 and 338 suspects.
Those infected are of all ages, although people of productive age predominate. This is reflected in the local public hospitals and private laboratories.
While waiting to be consulted to see if he has coronavirus, Miguel Sánchez explained that almost everyone in his family has already fallen ill. His sister, who works in a hotel in the Golden Zone, was the first, then his mother, and now he has symptoms.
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He works in an industrial company and they told him that he had to go to Social Security to be assessed by the doctor in order to verify if he is infected, meanwhile, he no longer entered work.
During the morning of Wednesday, 30 users attended the respiratory triage module for presenting symptoms of the virus. While the area of Covid testing and delivery of results remains saturated.
Martha Castro indicated that it is tedious to wait several hours, but when they are employees they have to go to the Social Security forces, in case they are positive for SARS-CoV-2, they grant them the disability required by the employer, to protect themselves and not lose their job. Right now, jobs are very precious and you have to take care of yourself, Castro added.
Hospital doctors and nurses recommend to the population that they see through the media how saturated hospitals are and that they take care not to have to be part of these long lines.
If necessary, do not leave the house and maintain health protocols since the new variant is very contagious.
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The medical and nursing staff ask the public to raise awareness about the demand for service due to Covid-19 infections. To prevent them from reaching the hospitals in search of care, preferably they stay at home and follow the protocols.