Navy transfers covid-19 patient to BCS

MEXICO CITY

A 62 year old man old, with a positive diagnosis of covid-19 and in comorbid conditions, he was transferred from Isla Cedros, in Baja California, to Guerrero Negro, in Baja California Sur, in support of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), by elements of the Secretariat of the Navy-Navy of Mexico (Semar).

The agency detailed that, on Saturday, January 2 of this year, personnel from the Second Naval Region received a request for support from the Family Medicine Unit number 13 of the IMSS.

It was explained that the transfer of a 62-year-old male patient, positive for the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus, who had comorbidity, was urgent to receive specialized medical care.

The naval command ordered the enlistment and departure of an Interceptor Patrol, in compliance with the corresponding health security protocols to carry out the medical evacuation.

The Navy personnel carried the specialized equipment to care for these cases and the patient was transferred inside a special transportation capsule.

During his transfer, the patient was accompanied by a local doctor and nurse; later, upon arriving in Guerrero Negro, he was received by health personnel who transferred him to a local hospital.

The Mexican Navy reported that the Covid-19 Marine Plan it remains in support of the population, in support of the population to ensure their health and well-being, with the use of all available resources.

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