Oaxaca / 08.07.2021 11:02:03
The Oaxaca Health Secretariat warned of a rebound in covid-19 infections among patients between 25 and 44 years of age, for which prevention measures were tightened and instructed to suspend massive events and meetings.
The health secretary, Juan Carlos Márquez Haine, acknowledged that the source of contagion is located in 47 municipalities, including the city of Oaxaca and the area of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
He indicated that so far there are 180 new cases of covid-19 and three new deaths, in addition to 106 hospitalized and intubated people.
He specified that people from 25 to 44 years old are the group with the highest number of accumulated infections in Oaxaca; sector of the population that reaches 45 percent of the total confirmed cases, which represents 22,220 patients.
In the last 14 days they have been reported 736 active cases of covid-19; 36.4 percent in Valles Centrales, mainly in Oaxaca de Juárez, followed by the Isthmus, with 313 cases and higher prevalence in Salina Cruz.
In the category of mortality, men continue to be the most affected, with 2,568 deaths, while women are reported 1,416 deaths.
The entity’s medical network has already reached a 29.5 percent hospital occupancy, with a total of 106 hospitalized patients. In addition, there is a report of seven hospitals at 100 percent capacity.