Oaxaca is the state with the largest number of “Welfare Municipality”, 213 of the 324 that were on the list of the first day of the New Normality. However, cases in the state continue to be confirmed. One of them is the private secretary of the current state governor, Alejandro Murat, who tested positive for COVID-19 on the night of May 19.
It was the governor himself who disclosed this information through his Twitter account, where he also reported that he was waiting for the results of the test that was carried out by protocol, which is why would begin to perform preventive isolation
A few moments ago my private secretary tested positive for Covid-19. By protocol, I have performed the test and as soon as I receive the result I will announce it. I proceed to preventive isolation.
Shortly before, the state president shared an interview he conducted with CNN in which he detailed that in Oaxaca there are more than 400 municipalities of the 213 did not have records of coronavirus cases in the last 28 days, like the localities with which they adjoin.
However, he assured that it was taken the decision not to reactivate the educational activities due to the fact that many of the teachers who teach in the localities with a green light, are mobilized from municipalities that have yet to remain in isolation. He assured that reactivating the schools "would increase the probability of generating outbreaks of contagion in these municipalities."
On the other hand, he indicated that in relation to non-essential activities in open and closed spaces and the treatment of people belonging to vulnerable sectors is decided that they should be gradually activated at the discretion of the municipal authorities.
On the other hand, he noted that "the objective of the quarantine was to save lives, but also to prevent the collapse of the health services", an objective that ensured that it was achieved in Oaxaca, since the state has 80% availability of beds for intensive therapy patients.
"This allows us to gradually resume our activities with the mitigation measures that we all already know," he said.
The state president met with the Legal Cabinet of the Oaxacan government to give continuity to the work carried out in the state while the contingency lasts; While you receive the results you will have to carry out your activities remotely.
The state of Oaxaca confirmed until May 19 86 new cases of coronavirus, which increases the state figure to 692 infections, in addition to the 79 deaths that have taken place in the state.
The deputy director of Innovation and Quality of the Ministry of Health, Rosa Lilia Garcíia Kavanagh, assured that the reduction of the epidemiological curve can only be achieved with the sum of efforts of each and every Oaxacan, with strict and constant compliance with the actions of Sana Distancia.
The authorities indicated that so far 1, 941 tests carried out since the start of the pandemic and there are still 312 people as suspects of having the coronavirus. People who have recovered from the disease they reached 322 patients, but there are still 281 active cases of COVID-19.
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