Coahuila Health Secretariat confirms return to yellow traffic light due to COVID, El Siglo de Torreón

The Secretary of Health, Roberto Bernal Gómez, confirmed that Coahuila returned to a yellow light at the epidemiological traffic light, where the regions with the highest hospitalization and positivity are La Laguna and Carbonífera.

In this context, he indicated that Coahuila hospital occupancy is at 28 or 30 percent, However, it must be taken into consideration that many COVID were removed from the beds that were had..

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“For example, in Torreón we had between 80 and 100 COVID beds, now we only have 20, there are few beds, there is no need to be alarmed, with three more beds it would go up a lot. The trigger regions to pay more attention are La Laguna and Carbonífera, which is where there was an increase. Between 30 and 40 percent of those hospitalized are vaccinated, 76 percent of the population is already vaccinated, “he revealed.

In addition, did not rule out a fourth wave of infectionsHowever, the increase in infections does not go hand in hand with the increase in hospitalized patients, much less with deaths, hospitalizations could be increased, but not as in previous waves.

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“Contagion is through airways rather than by hands or surfaces, contagion through surfaces is one in ten thousand, the most important thing is to wear the mask, healthy distance and ventilation, and with that we were left at the end of the day, the tunnels and sanitizing towels did not really work, “he concluded.

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