He believed he had COVID-19 after a rapid test and committed suicide, later the PCR showed that he did not suffer from it

Rapid tests are not 100% effective, which is why health authorities recommend using PCR tests that, although they take longer to analyze, offer safer results Photo: (REUTERS / Sergio Pérez)
Rapid tests are not 100% effective, which is why health authorities recommend using PCR tests that, although they take longer to analyze, offer safer results Photo: (REUTERS / Sergio Pérez)

Overwhelmed by believing that he suffered from coronavirus after testing positive for a rapid test, Mario Alfonso MZ, committed suicide in Clinic 7 of the Social Security of Monclova, Coahuila, however your second PCR test (Polymerase chain reaction) He indicated that he did not actually have it.

The 29-year-old was admitted to the hospital due to low oxygen saturationHowever, the nasopharyngeal swab was applied and this showed that he did not suffer from COVID as he thought, however he no longer made known this result after making the wrong determination.

Leopoldo Santillán Arreygue, delegate of the IMSS reported that the patient who took his own life on December 28 inside the Covid Tower in Monclova and the man had symptoms similar to this condition.

The 29-year-old man did not wait for the result of the PCR test Photo: (EFE / RAPHAEL ALVES)
The 29-year-old man did not wait for the result of the PCR test Photo: (EFE / RAPHAEL ALVES)

He regretted the fact that for the first time it is registered in a Covid Hospital in the entity and said that the patients will be psychologically and psychiatrically evaluated arriving from the first level.

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What we are going to do is that all patients who enter the covid area receive support in some way. It will be attended from the first level, an effort will be made to detect, it depends a lot on the patient collaborating and expressing his feelings ”.

He explained that like doctors, nurses and the rest of the staff, patients suffer from anxiety and uncertainty and this leads to crisis.

The man entered the hospital with low oxygen saturation Photo: (Maps)
The man entered the hospital with low oxygen saturation Photo: (Maps)

We know that it is anguish, no hospital is a place, to arrive with a racket, it always imposes that you are sick and anything can happenIt is something that we always have to consider, every patient regardless of the reason for going to a hospital imposes anxiety ”.

He mentioned that the family reacted with anguish in the same way, They have already been offered the support, advice as well as the rights that the institute gives them.

He clarified that it is a fortuitous case and that the investigation is already in the hands of the Public Ministry, for now it is ruled out to take measures against the hospital staff because it was not a homicide.

Photo: (PEDRO PARDO / AFP)
Photo: (PEDRO PARDO / AFP)

If the patient was physically able to go to the bathroom by his own means, we do not know what they can do”, He commented to the local Vanguardia portal.

Regarding the death of a patient in the COVID area of ​​Hospital General de Zona (HGZ) No. 7, the Coahuila Representation Office of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) reported:

We regret the death of a 29-year-old patient who entered the General Hospital of Zone No. 7 on December 26, as a suspect of COVID-19 with 88 percent oxygen saturation.

(Graphic: Jovani Pérez / Infobae)
(Graphic: Jovani Pérez / Infobae)

The staff noticed the patient’s delay when he went to the bathroom, so they entered to look for him in the area where he finally found her body.

Health personnel applied resuscitation maneuvers, but unfortunately there was no favorable response.

Hospital authorities notified the Public Ministry agency of the event.

The IMSS in Coahuila remains close to the patient’s family and is attentive to collaborate with the corresponding investigations.

(Graphic: Jovani Pérez / Infobae)
(Graphic: Jovani Pérez / Infobae)

The Ministry of Health announced, this Wednesday, December 30, 2020, the registration of 12,406 new infections, as well as 1,052 deaths caused by COVID-19, a disease caused by the Sars-Cov-2 virus, in the country.

In that way Until day 214 of the new normal, 1,413,935 accumulated confirmed cases and 124,897 deaths have been registered caused by coronavirus disease. The health authorities also reported the existence of 38,819 suspected cases with the possibility of a result, as well as a total of 1,779,053 negatives and 3,596,935 people studied since the first case registered in the country. On the other hand, to date 1,066,771 people have been discharged after recovering from the disease.

Until December 30, 2020, 24,998 people have been immunized with the new anticovid vaccine created by the laboratories Pfizer and BioNTech. Since December 23, when the first shipment of the antidote arrived, 53,625 doses have been received which will be destined, at first, to health personnel.

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