In the Faculty of Medicine the enrollment of applicants to enter did not drop

Torreón, Coahuila. – Applicants to study Medicine at the faculty of the Autonomous University of Coahuila not low, confirmed its director, Doctor Salvador Chavarría Vázquez.

Interviewed in this regard, Chavarría commented that this data is not yet precisely known, because the issuance of tokens to enter this school year was before the pandemic occurred.

“It is requested in the usual terms. They were registered before the pandemic and the exam will be until July 4, according to the last official statement from the University.

But he categorically noted, “I don’t think it will reduce demand. Maybe the concept is not solid when you first enter. But when facing the problems to be solved in the health issue, we realize that it is different to be immersed in the solutions. ”

“What’s more, I think that as they advance, they have a clearer conceptualization and mature through their careers and strengthen why they study medicine,” he explained.

Now we will have to wait to see how many apply for the entrance exam, remembering that it will be on July 4 when the UA of C will apply to all young people who want to study for a bachelor’s and graduate degree.


Former medical students donate medical supplies to residents

Torreón, Coahuila. – This Wednesday, the Director of the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Coahuila, Torreón Unit, Dr. Salvador Chavarría Vázquez, together with the Deputy Medical Directors of the University and Children’s Hospitals, received the medical supplies received for the community of residents.

It consists of 30 respirators, N 95 masks, coveralls, glasses, glove boxes, an electric stomach-washing machine, a suction device, face shields and masks.

Donations for the University Hospital and Children’s Hospital; as well as for the inmates, they come from Generation 20 of the Faculty of Medicine, as well as from Mabe, from Joyson Safety Systems, Torreón Medical Society, from Eng. Carlos Delgado Hoffman; of Comercializadora de Operaciones y Manofacturas.

Chavarría Vázquez explained that at the moment the inmates are not in the public and private hospitals where they have activity due to a federal provision.

To an express question, regarding the complaints that indicate that some residents are forced into forced workloads, he commented, “The students of the Faculty of Medicine are not in Clinic 46 of the IMSS; but yes at Clinica 18 in Torreón, General Hospital, ISSSTE and in the private Spanish Sanatorium and Medical Center, as well as at the Children’s University Hospital, but not at this time. ”

He noted that the inmates have a location to return on April 30 and according to the conditions they are in, it will be considered whether they return or not.

He recalled that in phase III of the pandemic the situations must be well analyzed because the students will not be exposed, “For example, Clinic 18 and 71 are Covid and the inmates cannot be in risk areas.”

He clarified that there are already protection measures thanks to the generosity of society, “so with the care already established and recommendations of the federal authority, they will go where there are no patients with Covid.”

“We are grateful to society,” he said, noting that he is constantly receiving reports from doctors Mario Alanis and Juan Gerardo Hernández, medical deputy directors of the University Hospitals in Torreón, of the donations they receive from society, “It is flattering to have the lagoon generosity that responds and we are able to respond to protection needs and strengthen hospitals ”.

He noted that the pandemic exceeds any city in the world due to its degree of contagion and its death rate, “That is evident worldwide. Any input would be insufficient if protection recommendations are not taken to avoid contact, so it is important to stay home, we are in the most dangerous phase of contagion ”.

He also pointed out, “All patients who enter intensive care and who are intubated, the comorbidity they may have increases the percentage of fatal cases.”


Hospital residents

22 Children’s Hospital

13 ISSSTE Torreón

13 Torreón General Hospital

18 IMSS Clinic 18

4 Medical Center Hospital

4 Los Angeles Hospital

6 Spanish Sanatorium


Northern Governors announce upcoming economic revival agreement

Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca, from Tamaulipas; Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, from Nuevo León; and Miguel Riquelme Solís, from Coahuila. Photo: Special

Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca, from Tamaulipas; Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, from Nuevo León; and Miguel Riquelme Solís, from Coahuila. Photo: Special


For the fifth time, the governors of Tamaulipas, Nuevo León and Coahuila They met to evaluate and announce coordination actions and measures to attend to and contain the health emergency caused by COVID-19 in the northeast region of the country.

Participated Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca, from Tamaulipas; Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, from Nuevo León; and Miguel Riquelme Solís, from Coahuila; accompanied by the holders of Government, Health and Economic Development, the latter recently incorporated into the work sessions.

García Cabeza de Vaca reiterated the call to the Federation to follow up on the request to relocate migrants, nationals and foreigners, stranded on the border, among whom Covid-19 infections have already been identified.

Unfortunately, there has been no follow-up by the Federation. About 23 thousand migrants are found at the border points, of which 13 thousand are in Tamaulipas. They were clearly told that this could be a risk of possible contagion and unfortunately this has already happened, 5 percent of the number of people who have positive results in the entity are migrants, “said the president.

The Governors of the northeast region of Mexico announced that the next meeting will be held in the city of Monterrey, to which 50 businessmen from the 3 entities and more than 500 will be convened in person via videoconference to make an agreement for the economic revival in the face of the health emergency.

The leaders agreed intensify preventive actions in the 3 states, continue to increase the number of Covid-19 screening tests, continue to assess deficiencies in the hospital system, and continually address them.

Request the Federal Electricity Commission to order considerations with users in the face of a health emergency, include in the meetings the heads of Finance and Economy of each entity, start an analysis of the Fiscal Coordination Law so that, once the health emergency is over, it is debated.


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Coronavirus. Use of the mask is already mandatory in 10 entities

Starting today and next weekend, the use of the mouth mask is mandatory on the road and public transportation in at least 10 states, including the Mexico City; for those who do not accept the measure, governments such as the New Lion and Oaxaca they analyze the application of administrative sanctions.

Despite the fact that last week and at other times, the undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, mentioned that there is no ‘solid’ scientific evidence that the massive use of masks prevents the spread of covid-19, the measure was implemented in Mexico City, Puebla, Morelos, Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Quintana Roo, Oaxaca, Durango, Coahuila and Yucatán, in addition to the cities of León and Chilpancingo.

Authorities from the Guerrero capital determined the mandatory use of mouth masks in department stores, markets and public transport units with the aim of reducing the number of infections.

In Mexico City, as of today this measure is mandatory in all parkings that make up the Collective Transportation System (STC) Metro to reduce infections, announced Wednesday the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum.

To support the measure, the SCT will deliver free one million face masks this Friday at the station Pantitlán of lines A and 9, those with the highest user traffic during peak hours.

In Puebla, the disposition to wear masks during the contingency was reflected in a decree of the Governor Miguel Ángel Barbosa and it will be the responsibility of the Secretaries of Health and of the Interior to determine in which places and how many mouthguards will be delivered so that the measure is fulfilled.

During the session of the State Committee on Health Safety of Tamaulipas, Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca put into operation the Covid 19 Command Center, in charge of monitoring the evolution of the disease by municipality and there declared as the use of face masks on public roads.

Separately, the Municipal Contingency Committee of Cuernavaca Covid-19 determined the forced use of face masks in the capital. At the state level, the measure is mandatory for older adults, pregnant women, children and people with respiratory diseases.

In order to comply with the use of the mouthpiece, in New Lion from this weekend access to public transport will be prohibited, taxis and Uber, to people who do not carry it. Manuel de la O Cavazos, local health secretary, warned that carriers who do not comply with this requirement will be penalized.

In Oaxaca The use of face masks was also ordered for those who transit on public roads and in transportation during the contingency, including the governor Alexander Murat He announced that sanctions or fines will be applied against those who do not abide by provisions.

José Rosas Aispuro Torres, from Durango, reported that wearing masks is mandatory throughout the entity, and that this decision was made during an Interstate Meeting with Coahuila authorities.

The plan to prevent the spread of the virus in Quintana Roo includes the closure of main streets and the use of face masks, which will be delivered by the state police; In Yucatan whoever is on public roads should carry them and, likewise, all kinds of personnel who work in companies with essential activities. _

With information from: Rogelio Agustín, Carlos Morales, Angélica Tenahua, María López, David Monroy, Alejandro Vázquez, Oscar Rodríguez, Isis Rábago, César Cubero, Anwar Nájera, Leonardo Lugo and Daniel Barquet.



The first death due to the COVID-19 coronavirus is confirmed in Saltillo

This afternoon the Coahuila Health Secretariat confirmed the death of a woman from Saltillo, adding 17 deaths from coronavirus COVID-19 in the entity.

Regarding the number of infections, the figure of 211 confirmed cases.

It was also reported that a death is being investigated in Monclova, still pending laboratory results.

COVID-19 cases in the entity are distributed as follows:

115 in Monclova
24 in Torreón
25 in Saltillo
16 in Piedras Negras
2 in Acuña
1 in San Juan de Sabinas
2 in Sacramento
9 Matamoros
6 Border
1 San Buenaventura
4 chestnuts
2 Ramos Arizpe
1 Swimmers
1 Savines
1 Four Swamps
1 Francisco I. Madero


Up to 25 samples are taken daily at the Faculty of Medicine

Torreón, Coahuila.- Up to 25 samples a day are taken at the Sample Collection Center to detect COVID 19, which is located in the parking lot of the UA de C. Faculty of Medicine.

Two weeks after being launched by the Secretary of Health in the State, this place has been taken as an option to detect in a timely manner if you are positive of this virus that has put the entire world in check.

Through an appointment, the patient is accompanied by a companion, since they should not be driving or with more people.

The staff in charge did not want to give interviews, they only limited to answering that they receive an average of 25 people a day.

The dynamics have not changed, two swab samples are taken, one will be introduced through the nose to extract mucosa from the pharynx and the other through the throat. Both samples will be placed in a special tube (universal culture for viruses). The patient withdraws immediately and the sample is taken to a secondary container to, in turn, take it to a tertiary container where the sample will be reviewed.

The first operator, who had contact with the sample, will remove one of the two gloves that he will bring in each hand to eliminate it. Then it is sanitized and goes to another area for the chemical to do the event. Another operator takes charge of the following sample so that there is recovery of who was in another area.

The advantage of a place like this is that it will prevent patients from reaching the emergency room and contaminating and spreading the virus. It is also cheaper and many patients can be cared for. This system is highly efficient and can be done in bulk.

They start at 7:00 in the morning and stop at 12:00. Patients from the public and private sectors are cared for, as reserved. Those who are positive the Secretary of Health will be empowered to notify it and make the appropriate sanitary fences, the same for those who are in serious conditions.


Coahuila police deny entry to regio; are well infected he says

Monterrey /

A Monterrey motorist published a video on social networks of the moment when a police officer caught in Coahuila it prohibits the entrance to that entity arguing that “in Monterrey it is well infected”, referring to the coronavirus.

In the video it is seen when the driver explains to the security officer that he is going to visit his mother, since he is originally from Ramos Arizpe but lives in Monterrey, to which the latter asks him to return because access is not allowed to non-residents.

I mean“No one can enter Monterrey, they are well infected there. It is curfew. So you come for your family (…) You cannot enter Saltillo, you return.

“No one can enter Monterrey for Saltillo (…) Saltillo is closed for all tourists, visitors, who come to leave something,” said the police.

For his part, the Governor of Jaime Rodríguez Calderón reported that he contacted his counterpart in Coahuila, Miguel Riquelme, who apologized to the public for the officer’s words of security.

“I was in contact with the governor of Coahuila, Miguel Riquelme, who expressed his apologies to the Nuevo Leon society for the unfortunate comment from a police element in his state.

Rodríguez Calderón agreed that it was a bad choice of words and assured that they will continue to work together for the good of the inhabitants of both states.

“I agree that it was only a bad choice of words, but we are clear that the asset does its job for the good of its state and our region,” he said in a Facebook post.

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15 new cases of COVID-19 are reported in Coahuila; 187 and 13 deaths are counted


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Coahuila, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas determine to ban non-essential travel to avoid COVID-19 infections

The state leaders met this Friday in New Lion where they determined that the measures for the transit of people will be tightened not only between the entities but also between the different municipalities of the same entity.

In the case of Coahuila, Miguel Riquelme He said that those who do not justify having a property in the mountain region will be returned from those places, as has already been happening.