Most of the patients who have come to medical centers are between 50 and 60 years old.
The Puebla Health Secretariat face a medicine shortage to treat patients serious of Covid-19confirmed the head of the agency, Jose Antonio Martinez Garcia, by alerting for a growth of infected people in the entity.
At a press conference to report on the pandemic, he clarified that in the country there is a lack of medical supplies for coronavirus patients.
“We have a problem getting medicine for those patients who require a fan, they are called sedatives, these medications are given to get them into an induced coma and not suffering or the tube that goes from the throat to the lungs no longer feels better (…) This is a national shortage, it is hard for us to get this type of medicine, ”he explained.
Additionally, he added that they do not have enough antithrombotics and / or heparin to reduce the risk of embolism, another cause of death from this virus.
“When a pulmonary thrombosis or another type of embolism the lives of patients are compromised, ”he said.
The state official also announced that patients who have come to medical centers have between 50 and 60 years, but already in a very serious condition.
So far, he assured that all hospitals have an area to care for patients with respiratory problems and Covid-19.
During the report on December 28, he referred that 65 new cases of Covid-19 were registered compared to the last report and 16 deaths in the last 72 hours.
5,897 deaths from coronavirus
Antonio Martínez said that since the pandemic began until December 28, the report of positive cases amounts to 47 1,651 people and 5,897 deaths in the state.
Currently 1,253 are active cases, which are distributed in 70 municipalities.
While, 741 people are hospitalized, 97 require assisted ventilation for his serious health condition.
Puebla’s regions on alert increase to 4
Due to the fact that Puebla has a risk of contagion of Covid-19, four of six regions are on the rise in infections, reported the undersecretary of Transparency and Digital Government, Jesus Ramirez.
According to the monitoring, the incidence corresponds to:
In region 1 of Izúcar de Matamoros: yellow with a stable trend
In region 2 of Tehuacán: yellow with an upward trend
In region 3 of Puebla: orange with an upward trend
In region 4 of Tecamachalco: yellow with an upward trend
In region 5 of Zacatlán: yellow with an upward trend
In region 6 of Teziutlán: yellow with stable trend