Mexico Confirms First Coronavirus Infection | COVID-19 SARS-Cov-2 Update

Mexican Assistant Secretary of Health Hugo Lopez-Gatell reported the first case of infection with the new coronavirus COVID-19 in the country.

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According to the Health Department, the virus was diagnosed in a 35-year-old man, who was in Italy from February 14 to 22. At the moment he is in isolation in one of the hospitals, his condition is stable.

The Chinese coronavirus continues to spread rapidly around the world. The number of infected people has exceeded 78.8 thousand in China itself, 2.3 thousand in South Korea, 388 in Iran and 650 in Italy. 

In the last 24 hours, the first cases of infection have been detected in the Netherlands, Nigeria, Lithuania, Belarus, New Zealand and Azerbaijan.

Undersecretary of Health, Hugo Lopez-Gatell, reported that the person infected by Covid-19 is in CDMX; they are waiting for a second test for another person in Sinaloa

Undersecretary of Health Hugo Lopez-Gatell confirmed the first case imported into Mexico of coronavirus, which is called Covid-19.

During the press conference, the President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, informed that the individual identified as contaminated with Covid-19 is in Mexico City; a second test is expected to be carried out on another person in Sinaloa.


This is how Mexico prepares for a probable coronavirus outbreak.

The other suspicious cases have already been ruled out, including that of the cruise ship that docked in Cozumel, Quintana Roo.

🔹 The person who tested positive for the new coronavirus is a 35-year-old man who traveled to northern Italy in recent days.

The person in Sinaloa is a 41-year-old man who is staying in a hotel. He tested positive to the first test and is awaiting the results of the second test to confirm.






What are the symptoms of the coronavirus?

* Fever

* Cough and sneeze

* General malaise

* Headache

* Difficulty in breathing





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