With thousand 94 confirmed cases and 28 deaths by coronavirus in Mexico, the undersecretary of health, Hugo López-Gatell, announced last night seven new measures To combat the spread of Covid-19 in the country, among them the extension of the National Day of Sana Distancia stands out until April 30. Likewise, the Secretary of Foreign Relations, Marcelo Ebrard, reported on the health emergency declaration in the country, in order to stop the pandemic.
Still on MILLENNIUM minute-by-minute coverage with the latest news on the coronavirus in Mexico today Tuesday, March 31. Also, remember that here you can find what are the Covid-19 symptoms Y what steps can you take to prevent it.
Coronavirus in Mexico: number of deaths and cases by state
Until the cut of March 30 at 7:00 p.m., the federal Health Secretariat reported that 28 people have died from Covid-19 in Mexico, eight more compared to the previous day, and that there are 1,994 cases of infection. The Mexico City stays ahead in the number of positives, with 205; they follow the Mexico state with 136, Jalisco with 90 and Puebla, with 76.
In Aguascalientes the cases rise to 38
In Aguascalientes goes up from 34 to 38 the number of positive cases of coronavirus, where the epicenter of the epidemic is located in the state capital with 36 of the 38 cases, reported the entity’s health secretary, Michelangelo Piza.
There are already 8 cases in Chihuahua
Today they were detected two new Covid-19 cases in Juarez City, Chihuahua, with what already they add eight cases of coronavirus infections, informed the medical director of the Northern Zone, Arturo Valenzuela Zorrilla.
The two new cases were added to the six that exist on the border, plus two others in Chihuahua, according to epidemiological reports.
First infected in BC dies
In Baja California the first death of a person due to coronavirus occurred in Mexicali, this was confirmed by the Secretary of Health, Alonso Pérez Rico, who explained that the patient was 71 years old and suffered from chronic degenerative diseases. The confirmed cases are 33 in the entity: in Mexicali 21 and in Tijuana 12.
Mayor of Hermosillo proposes ‘curfew’ for coronavirus
The mayor of Hermosillo, Sonora, Célida López, announced through social networks that it will send its proposal for the municipality to establish the home receipt from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the event of a coronavirus health emergency.
I will send the proposal in writing to the highest authority in this contingency COVID -19 for the Health Council to Rate and Determine if it is necessary to have a house guard from 6 pm to 6 am in the city.
– CELIDA LOPEZ (@CelidaLopezc) March 31, 2020
I meanCoahuila already has 53 cases
The Ministry of Health of Coahuila confirmed the presence of 14 new cases of Covid-19 in the state, with 53 people infected. The new cases are distributed in Monclova with 12 and two minors in Saltillo.
Puebla adds 82 infections of Covid-19
Puebla came to 82 people infected with coronavirus, of which eight are in serious condition, reported the Secretary of Health, Jorge Humberto Uribe Tellez.
At a press conference, the official reported that of the 82 cases, 34 remain hospitalized and 48 remain in home isolation. And he explained that 41 people from Puebla contracted the virus outside of Mexico, 19 were infected by association with imported cases and 21 contracted it through community transmission.
Organ workers protest in the Zocalo
A group of 60 organ grinders who works in the streets of the Historic Center of Mexico City met in front of the National Palace and they moved to May 5 to reach the Plaza de la Constitución circuit, with the aim of requesting the capital government financial supports due to the low income they have had in the last three weeks during the coronavirus emergency.
First 2 deaths reported in BCS
The governor of Baja California Sur, Carlos Mendoza Davis, reported the death of the first two people from coronavirus in the municipality of La Paz, so through social networks he sent his condolences to the families.
The head of the local Secretary of Health, Víctor George Flores, specified that said deaths are of a 29 year old woman who died in an IMSS clinic and a 59 year old man who died at ISSSTE.
Read the full note here.
Our heartfelt condolences to your relatives.
It is a time of empathy, solidarity and responsibility.
The details will be given by the health sector.
– Carlos Mendoza Davis (@cmendozadavis) March 31, 2020
Chihuahua Governor applies remote work meetings
Given the imminent increase in people infected with the coronavirus in Chihuahua, the governor Javier Corral Jury implemented the telework system in the Covid-19 Technical Committee, so that the health of collaborators and specialists who deal with the subject is not put at risk.
Read the full note here.
Grupo Modelo delivers 300 thousand bottles of antibacterial gel to IMSS
Model group started delivering 300 thousand bottles of antibacterial gel 300 milliliters to be distributed in Family Medical Units and hospitals, through the IMSS Representative Offices throughout the country to face the coronavirus health emergency.
Read the full note here.
Seniors line up long to collect pension
A long line of over 80 older adults register on the Ermita road in the Prado Churubusco neighborhood, outside Telecom offices to collect your pension not having a plastic bank, it is the advance deposit before the coronavirus pandemic.
IMSS doctors and nurses request supplies to work for Covid-19
Due to lack of supplies to face the coronavirus pandemic, nurses and internists from the General Hospital of zone 27 of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) block Central axis at Axis 2 North Manuel González, mayor Cuauhtémoc, so they ask for supplies to attend patients with Covid-19.
Morena in Senate opposes curfews for Covid-19
The spokesperson for Brunette at Senate He said that his parliamentary group will decisively oppose establishing curfews and other similar measures, “worthy of states of exception or authoritarian regimes, or new emergency laws, which are clearly unnecessary” due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
AMLO asks Marina and Sedena to reinforce the emergency plan
“Faced with this pandemic, we decided to ask Marina and Sedena to prepare to enter to reinforce the plan. I have confidence in health institutions but we are shielding ourselves. I asked the general (Luis Cresencio Sandoval, of the Sedena) and the admiral Rafael Ojeda (from the Navy) that they will present me as soon as possible a program to reinforce medical care. “
IP asks the government for fiscal facilities to preserve jobs
He Business Coordinating Council (CCE) recognized the measures that the government announced on the declaration of a health emergency focused on controlling the health risks derived from the coronavirus; However, he warned that they will have consequences on the operation of companies, so he asked to give tax facilities to preserve jobs.
Senior officials’ salaries to freeze in 2020
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that in the face of the pandemic in the country, the salaries of senior officials will be frozen
“We are going to make an effort and the high public officials are going to reduce wages, in real terms they are not going to grow and freeze, that is, there is no increase, what was being considered for this year there is no increase.
“It does not apply to workers who earn less than 30, 20 thousand pesos. We are talking about those who are above is one of the measures and others more, it is to tighten our belts and now.”
CdMx publishes a declaration of health emergency
The Head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum, published the declaration of health emergency due to force majeure for the Mexico City to mitigate and prevent the spread of Covid-19.
“The Sanitary Emergency is issued in Mexico City due to force majeure, to control, mitigate and prevent the spread and spread of COVID-19,” the Official Gazette reads.
Astudillo is negative in coronavirus test
The governor of Warrior, Héctor Astudillo, reported that the test was negative Covid-19 coronavirus, which took place on Sunday, after Omar Fayad, Governor of Hidalgo and that of Tabasco, Adam Augusto López, were positive.
“On Sunday, that is, the day before yesterday, I took the exam and then yesterday they gave me the results and it came out negative. The tours are canceled, the meetings we have are with three or four people, we are in Casa Guerrero, the activities are canceled” , he said in an interview with Ciro Gomez Leyva to Formula.
AMLO calls opponents to truce a month
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made a call to his adversaries to unity and a one-month truce in the face of the health emergency Mexico is experiencing for the Covid-19 coronavirus.
“I even call unity to the adversaries, to the conservatives; the country is first, that they lower a hairline, because the campaign is in the media, in networks, overwhelmed, overwhelm, annoy, they hurt themselves,” he said in morning conference.
Kisses and hugs in the Zócalo when the emergency ends: AMLO
The President said that he is saddened not to be able to hug the people who approach him to greet him due to the healthy distance measures, so when the health crisis passes he will call kisses and hugs in the Zocalo and in all the public squares of the country.
“When we get out of this, because we are going to get out, I am going to call to hug and kiss in the Zocalo and in all the public squares.”
AMLO Trusts IP to Send Employees Home for One Month on Pay
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador trusted that the employers do not fire their workers and guarantee a month of withdrawal with enjoy salary before the health emergency due to Covid-19 coronavirus.
“Asking the businessmen to continue helping us, I remember what he offered us Carlos Slim that he was not going to fire any worker, this is the example to follow now with the emergency. It is a month of retirement, leave with pay, a month, you can; I am sure that most entrepreneurs will help us. ”
First patient dies in Zacatecas
The Secretary of Health of Zacatecas, Gilberto Breña Cantú, confirmed the death of the first patient who tested positive for Covid-19 that occurred yesterday at 11:28 p.m. It is a 38-year-old doctor who has been since March 18 in hospital number 1 of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS). His symptom picture was complicated due to associated conditions such as diabetes.
AMLO asks the population to help with emergency measures
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador called on the population to help comply with the measures announced in the declaration of emergency by Covid-19 coronavirus in Mexico.
“It is important that we all help to comply with these measures. If we all comply, if people help us as always, we will succeed in this crisis, this epidemic,” he said in a morning conference. “
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