Most of the deaths occur in patients above 70 years of age.
June 29, 2022 | , Reading Time: 3 minutes
Experts ask the population to wear masks. Photo: Shutterstock.com.
The president of the College of Physicians of Puerto Rico confirmed today that statistics on the incidence of COVID-19 confirm that the situation is not correct, that “we have been careless about the use of masks,” whereas in the past President of the Victor Ramos Societyexpressed regret that “the island has normalized the incidence of infection-related deaths.
The two medical leaders spoke to the Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 106 days after the most widespread rebound in the pandemic, which has caused 368 deaths and dozens of outbreaks in elderly care centers in several months.
most of death Patients over age 70 are in line, while officials regret that many older adults have not received a second booster or fourth dose of the vaccine.
Infectious disease specialist Miguel Colón has said that it is sad to see Isolation for COVID patients full of toothless old people, with dementia and suffering The havoc of COVID alone,
“I neglected myself. Don’t wear a mask and get infected,” insisted the current president of doctors, Carlos Díaz. perspective on community spread looks serious
Dr Victor Ramos, for his part, laments that Puerto Ricans have normalized the incidence of deaths, case on a regular topic, “Yesterday, on Tuesday, 12 deaths were reported from COVID, but if they were due to crime will be a social crisisRamos told MSP.
he said yes death Those taking place in this rebound, in response to the wave of crime, and areas of the island have requested the resignation of the superintendent of police and a new plan against crime.
The leading pediatrician highlighted that the majority of the population no longer has up-to-date vaccinations and confirmed that the government has not ruled out returning some restrictive measures Social to prevent the infection from continuing.
“It’s always been up for discussion in the Science Alliance, but now there’s Some legal issues under discussion In the midst of cases that have been submitted to the courts,” Ramos said.