Since the declaration of the color red at the epidemiological traffic light in Mexico City, on December 18, there has been an increase of 646 hospitalized by Covid-19, going from 4,938 on that date, to 5 thousand 584 this 27 from December.
Regarding the availability of general and intubation beds in hospitals, although an increase has been announced, until yesterday 80% of total occupancy was reported.
Until December 15, the Head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, indicated that the hospital occupancy was 75%, and beds were being recovered and the number of units would be expanded; It has been indicated that there are 7 thousand and it will reach 10,000 in the Valley of Mexico, but so far there are no details of the extension.
In social networks, the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, reported that on Saturday he met with the head of government and members of the federal health sector, to evaluate the plan to expand beds, equipment and doctors for the metropolis and other entities , as well as the second delivery of vaccines and their application to medical personnel.
According to the Covid report, until December 25 there was an availability of 19.4% of the total intubation beds, that is, only 359 units, including those in private hospitals; while in general beds there are 27.4% available, that is, 1,486 beds, including those in private medical centers.
After the Federal Ministry of Health and the governments of Mexico City and the State of Mexico announced that, as of Saturday, December 19 and until January 10, 2021, they returned to a red light, it was determined that all the Capital is considered a priority, therefore the colonies with the highest number of contagion cases were no longer listed.
However, the local government announced the location of the macro kiosks, kiosks and health centers where the population can receive medical advice and undergo rapid tests and PCR of Covid-19, which will be distributed throughout the City, mainly in public squares and whose addresses can be consulted on the website: https: //covid19.cdmx.gob.mx/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/ubicacion-d ….
To know the location of the 117 Health Centers for disease care, the page https://covid19.cdmx.gob.mx/storage/app/media/Unidades%20-de%20salud%20p can be consulted .. ., reported.
You can also check the location to go to the coronavirus test by sending an SMS text message, free of charge, to 51515 with the word “Test”.
The Government of Mexico City reiterated the call to the citizens of the capital to stay at home, not to have parties, that the purchases are made by a single person, and that if someone tests positive for the disease, isolate themselves for 15 days and call Locatel (55-5658-1111), to receive support and medical follow-up.