Some people can’t say for sure where they think they got it. Photo: Cuartoscuro / Archive
During the Christmas festivities from December 24 to January 1, a survey of 939 patients in various Covid hospitals in Mexico City revealed that 26% reported that they had contracted the virus in family gatherings or with friends, 6% said that during the December-January holidays, 12% at work and 8% on public transport, while 36% could not specify the location.
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At a press conference, the head of government explained that the sample was held from January 8 to 11.
Eduardo Clark García, head of the Digital Agency for Public Innovation of Mexico City (ADIP) indicated that the infections occurred between December 24 and January 1 and that according to epidemiological projections that were made, the increase in infected , the entities most at risk are crowded places, family gatherings in homes without healthy distance.
32%, a third of the infections identified, even considering that 36% could not tell us for sure where they thought they had been infected, are attributable to that week (September 24 to January 1), “said Clark.
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He reiterated that meetings and parties represent a high risk of contagion, because they usually occur in closed places, people do not use the mask, there is close contact between people.
Also, as are our friends and family, then we lower our guard and we feel safer than we should feel ”, the ADIP head explained.
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