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Poblano doctors and nurses die more from Covid than in Argentina or Spain

The entity also surpasses countries recognized as economic powers such as France and Germany

With 104 doctors and nurses dead from covid-19, Puebla surpasses countries like Ecuador, Argentina, Spain and even Guatemala.

The Puebla entity also surpasses countries recognized as economic powers such as France and Germany.

The 104 deaths reported by the Puebla Health Secretariat (SSA) represent 2.3 percent of the 4,408 healthcare professionals who have had a contagion in the Puebla state until the second half of August.

High incidence in Puebla

According to data from the local agency updated up to September 3, deaths among health personnel due to covid-19 They amount to 104, of which 72 correspond to doctors, 13 to nurses and 19 to workers from other areas.

The figure is equal to the one reported Nicaragua, according to the report presented last week by the organization International Amnesty, and which accounts for the deaths of doctors, nurses, camilleros, ambulance operators and administrative staff.

The figure registered by the Puebla entity exceeds those of countries of Latin America how Ecuador, which reported 83; Argentina, which registered 80; and even Guatemala and Venezuela, which lost 47 and 46 hospital employees.

Figure Colombia and Chile, where the deaths of 47 and 25 health workers were reported, which are less than half of those that occurred in the state.

Puebla also surpasses other countries considered first in the world for its economic, technological and academic capacities such as Spain (63), France (27) and Canada (17).

Doctor who donated thousands of masks passed away

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One of the local cases was that of the doctor Juan Jose Callejas Esponda It happened at the beginning of August, which when seeking care at the IMSS was not received, despite having previously donated five thousand protective masks.

As well as Lorenzo N. who died at the end of May in the city of Puebla, as he acquired the virus while performing his duties, since although he was advised to request a license because he suffered from asthma, he continued to care for patients.

At the beginning of August, nurses and doctors fired their partner “Toñito”Who worked as a nurse in the IMSS of The daisy and died after acquiring the virus.

It should be remembered that the first death due to the virus in Puebla was a retired worker from the University Hospital from BUAP who was employed as a stretcher in the Angeles Hospital.

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