CDMX Metro employee dies – Noticieros Televisa

An employee of the Meter, 55 years old, lost his life after testing positive for SARS-COV2 (coronavirus).

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The death information was released by the Metro Collective Transportation System through a statement.

The text indicates that the worker, whose identity will not be revealed, worked as a Maintenance Technician in the Fixed Installations and Roads Coordination area at night from 23:00 to 06:00 hours.

According to the statement, the worker presented a mild headache and cough, without fever, since April 8.

Later, he entered the Durango Sanatorium, where the test was applied to determine if he had COVID-19.

On April 15, in order to continue with his treatment, the patient was transferred to the Dr. Enrique Cabrera General Hospital of the Ministry of Health.

Three days later, on April 18, he lost his life after suffering a picture of respiratory failure, chest pain and cardiorespiratory arrest.

After testing positive, the same test was carried out on his close relatives, including two other Metro employees.

It is worth mentioning that the detection test for SARS-COV2 was applied to the direct family of the deceased: two brothers also STC workers, who belong to the Transportation area, the wife and two children of one of them and the mother of the three Brothers, at the moment everyone is isolated, ”reported the Metro.

The test was also applied to colleagues with whom the deceased was in contact, having, until now, only negative results.

At the moment there are only negative results and no community contagion is reported within the workplace, ”continued the Metro.

He then explained that sanitization actions are carried out on a recurring basis in the Metro facilities to prevent possible contagion in passengers or workers.

With information from the Metro Collective Transportation System



Bus runs are suspended in Oaxaca – Noticieros Televisa

Municipal authorities of at least eight municipalities of the coastal strip of the state of Oaxaca Bus runs and foreign passenger transport were suspended, as a measure to curb possible coronavirus infections, in the tourist area of ​​this region.

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This weekend the bus terminals in places like Huatulco bays, San Pedro Pochutla and Puerto Escondido.

Well, so far, those in Pochutla have been canceled and, apparently, those in Colotepec. In fact, they arrive daily to see if there are bullfights or not, if the trucks are going to leave, but because for the moment everything is suspended, “said Alma Cruz, a user of passenger transport.

The decision was made by the municipal authorities, after registering the first two confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Costa region, of the 41 that the entire state of Oaxaca has in total.

Also, because, despite the health contingency, some tourists continue to arrive on the coasts of Oaxaca.

It is already closed for tourists, those who want to come to Puerto Escondido, hotels are not open, beaches are not open, so it was determined that tourists due to the contingency will not be able to transit, they will not be able to pass the filters, we are going to have to return them, ”said Silvestre López Cortés, Finance Trustee of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca.

In Puerto Escondido, two checkpoints were installed in which the municipal authorities prevent the access of tourist buses or vehicles that do not prove a reason to stay in the city.

However, there is a way for those who go long on the coastal road.

Other municipalities where this type of filter has been installed are San Pedro Tututepec, San Pedro Pochutla, Bahías de Huatulco and Santa Catarina Juquila.

With information from Jorge Morales



Coronavirus, how much will doctors earn that Mexico will hire? – Televisa News

On Saturday night, April 4, the Mexican health authorities released some details of the National Recruitment Day a call that seeks to recruit medical specialists to join the care of patients who are positive to coronavirus. In Social Security, the salaries for some of the positions requested range from 26,600 to 34,775 gross pesos.

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Although there is not yet a defined salary for applicants, Zoé Robledo, head of the Mexican Institute of Social Security, announced the salaries that general doctors receive on average at the Mexican Institute of Social Security.

On average, a specialist doctor earns 34,755 pesos, while a general practitioner is earning around 26,600 pesos, “said Robledo.

Additional benefits:

-Hiring six months (One month salary in advance)
Sector training by the best doctors in the country
-Legal benefits (Social security, Christmas bonus, Holidays, Holiday Premium)
– Benefits higher than those of the law
-Expenses Pay
-Two additional points for the National Examination for Medical Resident Applicants

The recruitment and training of applicants is expected to take place in the coming days in order to have the number of doctors desired to deal with a health emergency of this magnitude.

This call is expected to cover the deficit of doctors in the health sector.

The total goal of physicians to be hired is 6,600, while 12,300 nurses will be recruited.

Relevant dates:

April 4: Launch of the National Day of recruitment and hiring of human resources for health by COVID-19.

5th of April: The application registration process begins and the staff selection period begins.

6 of April: The hiring process begins.

April 7 to 9: Hiring of 20 to 25% of the human resource.

April 10-13: Recruitment of 40 to 50% of the human resource.

April 14-17: Hiring from 70 to 75% of the human resource.

April 18-20: Recruitment of 90 to 100% of human resources.

To register as a doctor you must do it on the page, while for the courses and training that will be taught, it must be done in

With information from Zoé Robledo



Metro Stations will remain open by March 8M – Televisa News

Claudia Sheinbaum, head of Government of Mexico City, announced on the morning of March 8, 2020, that all Metro stations will remain open in support of the marches that will take place this day.

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I have asked the Metro of Mexico City that, as support for the mobilization of International Women’s Day, all stations remain open, ”he published on Twitter.

The ad comes after the Metro Collective Transportation System publish that from 10:00 in the morning they would close the Insurgentes (Line 1), Zócalo (Line 2) and Hidalgo (Line 2 and 3) stations.

At 9:50 in the morning, the Metro confirmed that the three stations that would remain closed will provide the service normally.

Within the framework of International Women’s Day, in support of the mobilizations that will take place today, all stations will remain open, ”said the Metro.

The only stations that will be closed will be Pantitlán, Hangares and Terminal Aérea, of the Line 5, which have been closed for a week because of a leak at a gas station.

The work of Pemex and the Secretariat of Integral Risk Management and Civil Protection of Mexico City continues to attend a gas station leak located at Av. Fuerza Aérea. The Pantitlán, Hangares and Terminal Aérea stations on Line 5 will remain closed, ”the message continued.

With information from Claudia Sheinbaum and the Metro Collective Transportation System



Shootout in the Nonoalco neighborhood, in Benito Juárez – Televisa News

On Saturday morning, March 7, 2020, a shootout was recorded in the mayor of Benito Juárez, in Mexico City.

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The shooting occurred at the intersection of Revolution and Sebastián de Piombo, in the colony Nonoalco, during an assault on a hotel in the area.

A hotel employee, who was 29 years old, lost his life there.

It was also reported that a police officer Secretariat of Citizen Security of Mexico City He was hit by a bullet in the head, so he was transferred to a hospital in serious condition. A short time later he passed away. Another agent was hit by a bullet in the leg.

One of the alleged criminals, who responds to the name of Roberto Carlos “N” and is 25 years old, has already been arrested.



Users report delays and chaos in Metro CDMX – Televisa News

Users of CDMX Metro reported delays and chaos due to the closure of stations this Tuesday, in at least two lines of the Collective Transportation System (STC).

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Through social networks, users have reported lack of trains and slow progress in some stations.

There is chaos at the station Pantitlan of Line 9, terminal station that corresponds to Line 5, affected by the closure of three stations due to a fuel leak in a gas station.

The Pantitlán, Hangares and Terminal Aérea stations are closed due to work done Mexican Petroleum (Pemex) to address a leak at a gas station in the CDMX.

Due to the closure, the Passenger Transportation Network (RTP) provides free service so that users can arrive from Pantitlán to Oceania station and can travel on Line 5.

It is anticipated that the repair of the leak that affects the three stations will last at least another 48 hours so they will remain closed.

With social media information


Under observation patient with coronavirus in Culiacán – Televisa News

The 41-year-old man from Hidalgo who remains isolated in a hotel in Culiacán, Sinaloa, is still under observation, although he no longer has symptoms of coronavirus.

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It has no clinical manifestation, I arrive with some mild manifestations sore throat such as feverish, headaches, right now it has no manifestations are being kept in an isolation room in the hotel that is hosted by surveillance care. Even now, paracetamol is not taking any medication, ”said Efrén Torres Encinas, Secretary of Health of Sinaloa

Your companion, who also had laboratory tests, is waiting for the result Institute of Epidemiological Diagnosis and Reference.

This Sunday, the activities in the city were carried out normally. Entire families went to Las Riberas park, and the Garmendia market looked crowded.

There is a lot of people activity, a lot of people in the center I went through the Huizaches a lot of people. You have to take care of one, protect one, if a case arises, you have to go to the doctor, ”said Gregorio, a resident of Culiacán.

You have to be clean one, everything is clean. Fear is already happening to us. Wash your hands every so often, ”said María Guadalupe Valencia, another inhabitant.

This Monday, all work and educational activities will be carried out normally in Culiacan, Sinaloa.

With information from Erika Palma



Metro issues recommendations for threat of coronavirus – Televisa News

The Mexico City Metro released various hygiene recommendations to prevent the spread of coronavirus among the users of this means of transport.

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Through banners attached to the stations and a social media campaign, the Collective Transportation System seeks to create awareness among passengers.

The Metro recommends:

-Frequent hand washing
– Use of antibacterial and / or alcohol based gel
– Label sneezing, that is, in the inner arm angle
-Do not touch the face, nose, mouth, eyes with dirty hands
-Clean and disinfect surfaces commonly used at home and office
-Stay at home when you have respiratory conditions
-And if you have any of the following symptoms, see a doctor: high fever, headache and / or throat, cough and runny nose.

In addition to the call made to users, the Metro also announced that every night the sanitization of the wagons is carried out to mitigate the risks of contagion.

At the end of the operation service in the CDMX Metro, the sanitization of trains is carried out, in panels, seats, tubes and floors to mitigate the risks of disease transmission, ”the Metro published on Twitter.

The Metro is used every day by about six million people.

Before coronavirus, Ministry of Health asks to follow protocols and avoid yellowing

The Federal Secretary of Health, Jorge Alcocer Varela, called on the solidarity of Mexicans to follow the protocols and consult the official information, before the first cases of coronavirus registered in Mexico.

The official called for solidarity, which, he said, characterizes the people of Mexico, since the arrival of the epidemic in the country had already been announced; He added that before this scenario there is a favorable factor that is the change of the climatic season.

In fact, this is a situation announced (…) that is why it is the call to the people of Mexico, to their solidarity and support in situations, which is not serious, it is a situation announced, it is a situation that calls for participation of all ”.

Fortunately there is a favorable factor. We are leaving the winter period – not having that extreme confidence – (but) this mitigates the possibility of a virus that is not very lethal or causing disease, ”said the secretary.

With information from the Collective Transportation System



Coronavirus case ruled out in the state of Durango – Televisa

The Ministry of Health of the state of Durango reported that the 30-year-old citizen, who presented the symptoms related to the coronavirus (COVID19), gave negative tests that were performed to rule out this disease.

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Through a statement, the Ministry of Health announced the results of the studies to which a citizen who was believed to be a carrier of coronavirus was submitted.

After the tests performed on a male person, 30 years old, who had symptoms related to COVID19, the results were confirmed to be negative, ”the Durango Health Secretariat reported on Twitter.

Although the case was negative, the authorities called on the population to take into account the suggested precautionary measures.

Authorities and staff of the Ministry of Health remain alert to safeguard the life and health of Duranguenses against any contingency, ”he concluded.

Governor confirms first case of coronavirus in Torreón; fourth in Mexico

Miguel Ángel Riquelme, governor of the state of Coahuila, confirmed on Saturday February 29 the fourth case of coronavirus in Mexico and the first in Torreón, Coahuila.

According to the governor, the infected person is a young woman, 20 years old, who traveled to Italy.

She is a 20-year-old woman, who between January and February traveled to Europe, was in Milan, Italy. He arrived on Tuesday, February 25 and after two days he began with the symptoms. I was coming with two other young people that we are looking for right now, ”said the governor during a meeting with the media.

The patient was originally treated in a private hospital, but is already isolated in her home, where her health is in charge of the national health sector and Coahuila.

He is at home, with the necessary care and with the medications that are also suggested at this time to temper the permanence of the virus, ”said the governor.

Meanwhile, the Undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell, explained that while the country sees only isolated cases, it is not necessary to take “extreme measures, such as canceling massive events.”

Mexico was the epicenter of the 2009 H1N1 virus outbreak, also called swine flu.

With information from the Ministry of Health of Durango



Fire registered in grassland area in Santa Fe – Televisa News

On the night of Sunday, February 23, there was a strong fire in a grassland area in Santa Fe, in the Cuajimalpa mayor’s office.

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The fire was recorded very close to Barrios Sierra Avenue.

The emergency teams went to the place to put out the fire and, in passing, prevent it from reaching a residential or commercial area.

After a few minutes the firefighters managed to control the flames.

There is no report of people injured or intoxicated.