Thursday, January 26, 2023

The director of municipal public health predicts a drop in COVID-19 cases

In Coahuila, coronavirus cases will decline over the next two weeks, as will the December holidays and New Year’s celebrations, after a rebound has been detected since the first days of January in hospitalizations.

Dr. Luis Alfonso Carrillo Gonzalez, Director of Municipal Public Health, explained that Saltillo accumulates practically 50 percent of the cases registered at the state level.

“We believe they will start to subside after another week or two,” he indicated, noting that the discomforts usually occur between 4 and 5 days in a row and are not usually serious enough to cause complications. requires hospitalization or a procedure for mechanical ventilation. To help patients breathe.

“As we anticipated, the December mobilization resulted in an increase in COVID-19 cases and we have seen a stabilization of cases during the first three weeks of this month; We are assuming that the decline will start from this week or February 1.

Treatment for patients has been extremely simple, as a good portion already have an anti-Covid vaccine and booster doses, which protect against complications and symptoms can be very mild.

made it clear Hospitalization is due to other diseases such as cancer, high blood pressure or heart attack, But when given medical attention, studies show that they also contain the virus.

“Use of the drug has been very sporadic, cases of hospitalization are due to other diseases, COVID is not a cause of hospitalization and the need for ventilator or intensive care has not been observed,” he stressed.

Only 6 new cases of COVID-19 were reported yesterday, 2 of them in Saltillo.

There are currently 920 active cases in Coahuila, of which 434 are from Saltillo; In addition, 26 people are hospitalized due to illness in the institution.

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