The state government yesterday recorded 68 deaths for COVID-19 in Jalisco. It is the highest number of victims reported in one day in the health emergency in the Entity.
Previously, the highest indicator, of 58 deaths, was documented on August 10.
However, although to date there are 5,907 deaths from the new coronavirus in the State, it is expected that, if the current trend continues, 10,000 will be reached by April 2021, according to projections from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington.
The statistical models of the North American institution reflect that the peak in the daily death report could be reached in February.
Carlos Alonso Reynoso, researcher in Public Health and Epidemiology, explained that the IHME’s projection is within expectations and can even be exceeded if social distancing measures are further relaxed.
Héctor Raúl Pérez Gómez, infectologist at the University of Guadalajara (UdeG), stressed that this It could only be avoided if there is extensive vaccination coverage in the elderly population.
The 24th of December, this medium published that between the 17th and the 23rd of that month the death rate grew in Jalisco and equaled the national average: 3.6 per 100 thousand inhabitants.
Antier, the Secretary of Health in the Entity, Fernando Petersen, affirmed that in two days this week the hospital occupation increased 6.5 percent.
He asked not to relax preventive measures, such as do not attend meetings with more than 10 people and use mask, among other.
They will make an operation against the holidays by the end of the year
In order to avoid contagion in New Year’s celebrations, the Guadalajara City Council will carry out a supervisory operation from today until Sunday, January 3. Parties in hotels, terraces, lounges or any establishment are prohibited. At home it is recommended that there be no more than 10 people.