Mexico is in one of the most critical moments of the pandemic. With thousands and thousands of deaths and infected by coronavirus, none of the sectors of the society is safe from being infected, not even the political class. The night of May 24, Cecilia Patron Laviada, Yucatan federal deputy from the National Action Party (PAN) announced on social networks that she had a coronavirus.
At the same time, he indicated that it was two days ago he started presenting symptoms of the diseaseFor this reason, she decided to remain isolated until obtaining the results of the laboratory test.
It is my responsibility to share with you, that 2 days ago I had mild symptoms of Covid19, so I decided to isolate myself and perform the test. The symptoms have disappeared, but the result was positive
This information was enough for me to make the decision to start a quarantine solo, both for the good of his family and for that of all citizens.
I will keep the corresponding quarantine, for the safety of my family and everyone. I invite you not to lower your guard against this evil and to stay at home.
The deputy would be the fifth person to become infected in the Chamber of Deputies, where Jorge Alcibiades García and María Libier González, from the Movimiento Ciudadano (MC) party; María Rosete from the Social Encounter Party (PES) and José Luis Elorza from the National Regeneration Movement party (Morena).
On the other hand, Patron Laviada's party sent him good wishes on the party's official Twitter account. "We wish him a speedy recovery. Let's not let our guard down ”
In Mexico they were registered in 2,764 more cases of COVID-19 and 218 additional deaths of people affected by said disease, in the last 24 hours, and thus accumulates a total of 68,620 infections and 7,394 deaths with new red lights in the south of the country, according to EFE.
With the number of new cases in the last 24 hours, which represent an increase of 4.2% over the previous day, Mexico has eleven consecutive days with records of more than 2,000 infections, after breaking the daily record on Saturday, when it registered 3,059.
One in five cases, 20.76%, are active, which means that 14,247 people have presented symptoms of COVID-19 in the last two weeks, said José Luis Alomía, general director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health.
Even if Mexico City concentrates more than a quarter of active infections, with 3,819 and an index of almost 45 per 100,000 inhabitants.Alomia also highlighted the situation in Tabasco, a state in the southeast of the country, with 641 patients and the second highest rate, of just over 25 cases per 100,000 people.
Meanwhile, the southern state of Guerrero is the Mexican territorial entity with the highest hospital occupation, having almost eight out of every 10 beds occupied, 79%, above 71% in Mexico City.
At the national level, the occupation of hospital beds for the severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) network remains at 38%, indicated Alomy. This means that 9,779 beds are occupied and 14,072 are available in 753 hospitals.
The national occupation of ventilated beds, or intensive care beds, remains in the 3. 4%.
In that regard, Mexico City is in first place, with two out of every three respirators occupied, 67%. It will be followed by the State of Mexico, with 64%, Baja California with 61%, Chiapas with 54%, and Guerrero and Veracruz, both states with 45%.
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