Durango celebrates the third year of the Covid Pandemic, when it records deaths and positive cases in the last year by 84 and 62 percent respectively; So far in 2023 alone, there have been 15 deaths from this infection, which is no longer a serious health problem.
In the third year of the Covid Pandemic alone, from March 2022 to March 4, 2023, 180 deaths from this cause have been recorded by public health authorities.
In the second year of the pandemic, the official record was 1,164 deaths from Covid in the entity of Duranguense and in the first year, from March 2020 to March 2021, there were official deaths from this same cause.
The total number of dead people that Covid has left in Durango in three years is 3,597, the number of families that have lost a relative because of this infection.
If the second year is considered with the third, the reduction in deaths is significant from 1,164 to a total of 180, which shows a reduction in death during this journey of 84.5 percent.
TOTAL 15 deaths in 2023
Only this year there have been 15 deaths from Covid and in the first two months of last year the number of deaths reached 329, which speaks of a reduction in cases only in 2023.
In terms of infections, things also reflect a sharp reduction in this third year of the pandemic.
In the first year of Covid, 32,311 positive cases were registered; In the second year of the pandemic the figure was 33,324 and in the third year only 12,432 were positive, which reflects a reduction of only 626 percent in the third year alone.
MORTALITY IN THIRD YEAR 1.4%
Mortality also shows the same trend, since in the first year of the pandemic it was 6.9 percent, in the second it was 3.4 percent, and in the third year it was barely 1.4 percent, that is, 1.4 people died out of every 100 percent. Covid
NOT BEING A SERIOUS PROBLEM
Irasema Kondo Padilla, head of the State Ministry of Health, commented that this pandemic is no longer a serious public health problem, but this does not mean that it has ended.
“But we do not have patients infected with Covid in the hospital and the diagnosis is that both positives and deaths are coming down, the few cases that (154) are mild cases,” said the official.
However, the Covid pandemic, recognized by Kondo Padilla, has been very unfortunate in Durango because thousands of families are mourning and in many more it has left many health problems in some members who suffered from this infection.
Given the downward trend of the sixth wave, the head of the Ministry of Health commented that the Health Committee will soon meet to evaluate and determine the measures to be applied again in society and in the commercial sector before these drop in infections and deaths.
COVID IN DURANGO
It was in February 2020 when the presence of Covid in Mexico became known at the national level, however, this virus came to Durango in March, when it was among the first federal states with positive cases of the virus.
It was on March 11, 2020 when Durango was informed that the first case of Covid-19 in the state had already been registered, a 58-year-old man.
Sergio González Romero, who was in charge of Durango’s Secretariat of Health, was the one who confirmed this first positive in existence.
The male who had returned from Spain was treated by the medical staff of the Santiago Ramón y Cajal Hospital ISSSTE.
A man from Durango was sent to complete isolation in his home and under medical treatment.
GLOBAL CONTEXT The first SARS-COV2, Covid-19, became known in December 2019 in China, a disease that was detected in a male person.
By the 31st of December it had already spread in that country, a total of 26 cases had been registered and one person had died with a diagnosis of unknown pneumonia; These cases originated from the Huanan Seafood Wolf Market in Wuha, China.
In January, the first case of the coronavirus was reported in Thailand, a person who had left China.
The second imported case was reported in the United States on January 15.
The World Health Organization The World Health Organization was not until the ninth day (WHO) announced the announcement of this new man Public Health Emergency.
Covid in Mexico
The first case was reported in Mexico on February 27, 2020, and on March 18, 2020, the first death from this virus was reported in Mexico.
Durango was the state where the first death in the region was reported on April 18 in the city of Gómez Palacio, although the process and confirmation of the case took hours to reach the central authorities, until the following day, the 19th. March, when he became official.
But while the official cause of death was announced in Durango, another one was reported in Mexico City on March 18 and was assumed to be the first official death of Covid-19 in the country.
On the 23rd of March, the Ministry of Health makes the announcement of the National Healthy Distance Day, in the implementation of remote sanitary and social measures to reduce infections.
This day began what for many was a quarantine caused by this pandemic and with it the loss of jobs and the beginning of a new era.
The first case of Covid in Durango was on March 11, 2020 and was treated at the ISSSTE Santiago Ramón y Cajal hospital.
the first death
The first person to die of Covid in Duranguense was a male in the municipality of Gómez Palacio.
Covid is no longer a serious public health problem, but the pandemic caused by this virus has not yet ended.
In Durango, so far this year there have been only a total of fifteen deaths from Covid and there have been a total of forty-four positives to date.