The President Andrés Manuel López Obrador compared this Saturday the body count due to the pandemic of COVID-19 of Mexico with in on other countries for counter what he called "yellowing campaign”From some sector of the press and of foolish. they want the country to do poorly.
In a video message he noted:
I want to comment that it is not as this alarmist, yellow-press press says, Mexico has managed to face the pandemic and we are better than other countries where unfortunately it has hit them a lot
He apologized by compare the figures. He exemplified that Belgium it has 15 times more deaths for every million inhabitants; Spain, 11 times more; England, 10 times more; France, 9.7 more; United States, 5 times more; Canadathree more times, and Brazil and Germany1.8 times more.
Comparisons are not recommended, I do it because I want to send the message that we are acting responsibly, with professionalism and that, despite the tragedy, this has been achieved through the conscious, responsible participation of our people
Even if I agree the gravity that the country lives by the coronavirus, with 7,179 dead and 65,856 infections confirmed until this Saturday, the president he said optimistically.
We are at a critical moment due to the number of infections, especially in the Valley of Mexico, but I want to express my optimism. I have to speak to them with the truth and tell them that even in these circumstances, I am optimistic, as far as it goes, because it is a very serious matter.
Ensured that they have taken "very good decisions" for deal the pandemic and recognized that most of the population complied and put a popcorn on them.
Gold medal is the people in their behavior, exemplary; silver medal the doctors who are there saving lives, the nurses, heroes, heroines. And also those responsible for applying the strategy to deal with the coronavirus
However, he accused that exists what he called a black information campaign, especially in the newspapers which, he pointed out, shows saturated hospitals and funeral homes.
There is a campaign in our Country of foolish people who, due to differences with our plan, do not agree with the transformation of the country, they do not want to stop stealing, they want to maintain the same regime of corruption, injustice, privileges, and how ( they say) we are not taking a single step, because they are betting that it will go wrong, even affecting the general interest and even using the tragedy
López Obrador asked to listen to sanitary measures like stay at home and keep the healthy distance
If we did not apply the measures and ignored the specialists, the contagion curve would have made us sickly in late March and early April.
Through his message on social networks, the president I send the condolences to relatives who have lost life and a solidarity hug to the sick, wishing them to recover soon.
In the midst of the adverse of this disease, it has been acting well. The treatment that has been given to the pandemic, the means, the forms, the measures that have been taken to tame this pandemic have been very effective.
He pointed out that the preventive measures of healthy distance they got flatten the curve and prevented more deaths.
We are in the highest in the Valley of Mexico, but we are going to start descending. These days are going to be the most difficult, the most painful, especially due to the deaths
In the last stage of the Sana Distancia Day by COVID-19, President López Obrador asked to the Mexicans observe the recommendations of the health sector and with it avoid that there is a regrowth of infection.
And is that in the last days it has been observed that in various parts of the Mexico City and the Mexico state the people have started to go out morehave even reactivated the Commerce even though the traffic light in the Valley of Mexico will continue in red until at least June 15.
We have to continue with our discipline, following the recommendations, we are going to enter the stage of the traffic lights where activities can already begin. Where it is not yet convenient, we are also going to do an evaluation. About going back to school, we are going to present general guidelines based on medical and health recommendations, based on how things are behaving in the country.
He recognized that measurements implemented by the health authorities have been the adequate for tame to pandemic and also because of the commitment of the majority of citizens to isolate themselves at home.
The treatment that has been given to this pandemic, the means, the forms, the measures that have been taken to tame this pandemic, the recommendations that have been made by doctors, specialists, scientists, have been very effective. In general, very good decisions have been made and the best thing is that these recommendations have been respected by people
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