However, the sixth wave of COVID may not be as strong as the second that passed through Mexico, experts predict In less than a month, the coronavirus infection will reach its peak.
Dr. Michel Martínez, leader of the COVID unit of Tecnológico de Monterrey, told that the sixth wave of the coronavirus Can lead to more hospitalization than the previous ones: “I have no doubt that this sixth wave is going to surpass the fifth wave in terms of hospitalizations,” he said.
Because of this, it is expected that the peak of infection will come at the end of this month and the number of cases will be similar to the fifth wave of Kovid in the country.
“According to the calculations, Between the last week of January and the first two weeks of FebruaryThe sixth wave will be at its highest point,” he said.
Sixth wave of COVID in Mexico: When will the cases of coronavirus subside?
Expert predicted cases should decline Last week of February.
However, Dr. Martinez pointed out that on occasion a rebound in infections would be accompanied by higher rates of influenza and Respiratory multinucleated virus.
“Some indicators show that influenza is starting to stabilize, but respiratory syncytial virus responsible for bronchitis, which affects newborns and older adults, has also been detected more frequently,” he said.
The expert even pointed out that some of the symptoms that are coming back now are similar to those in the first wave, such as Loss of smell and/or taste.
In addition, he said that more bacterial infections are being observed after initial contagion as well as longer COVID or longer COVID.
What are the most frequent symptoms of Covid in the sixth wave?
Michelle Martinez said the symptoms are different from the original Omicron but similar to earlier variants of the coronavirus, of which she highlighted the return of more cases with loss of smell and taste.
The most frequent symptoms of this sixth wave in Mexico are:
- loss of smell and taste
- lack of oxygen
- terms of service
- sore throat
- congestion or runny nose
- muscle and body aches
also diagnosed more people with persistent COVID or prolonged COVID, That is, with signs that last at least two months after infection with SARS-CoV-2.
He warned, “Fatigue, blurring of the mind (lack of concentration) have been observed in patients after the symptoms of corona virus.”