Saturation, in 245 Covid-19 hospitals across the country

After 10 months of pandemic by coronavirus, out of 945 hospitals Covid-19 in Mexico, 245 are 100% saturated in one of the three levels of beds to serve this type of patient. Mexico City and the State of Mexico concentrate 45% of this total of medical units with the highest occupancy of beds.

According to the Information System of the IRAG Network of the Ministry of HealthOf these hospitals, which represent 25% of those destined to care for people who contracted the virus, 149 report a 100% saturation in their general bed occupancy, in 81 they register a total saturation in beds with ventilators and in 40 they have occupancy filled in fan beds located in Intensive Care Units (ICU).

Of the 245 saturated hospitals, 57 repeat in different categories; 22 have maximum occupancy in general beds, with ventilators and with mechanical ventilation located in the ICU; 28 reported full beds of the general type and with a fan, and six were completely full in general beds and with a fan in the ICU.

The Mexico City It is the federal entity with the most saturated hospitals: 28 report saturation in general beds; 22 in beds with a fan and 19 in critical beds within areas of Intensive care.

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Nationwide, Mexico has 30,202 general beds to serve patients with Covid-19; Of these, 15,419 are occupied, while in beds with a fan there are a total of 10,185, with an availability of 4,583.

In the last update, Mexico City, State of Mexico, Hidalgo, Guanajuato and Nuevo León reported the highest occupancy in general beds with 85%, 81%, 77%, 77% and 73%, respectively. Regarding the occupancy of beds with mechanical ventilation, Mexico City leads with 85%, followed by the State of Mexico with 79%.

In general beds, the capital of the country has the largest number of saturated medical units with a total of 28, followed by the State of Mexico and Guanajuato with 21 hospitals each state, as well as 14 medical centers located in Hidalgo.

For beds with mechanical ventilators, 81 hospitals report a maximum occupancy; Mexico City is the state with the most saturated hospitals in this type of beds, with 22; They are followed by the State of Mexico with 16 and Nuevo León and Hidalgo with seven.

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The information published by the agency headed by Jorge Alcocer Varela details that 72 hospitals of the 945 that care for Covid patients have full beds with mechanical ventilation installed in intensive care areas.

The states with the most occupation of this type are: Mexico City, with 19 saturated clinics; Nuevo León reports eight, and the State of Mexico, seven.

They ask for solidarity

Medical staff of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) He asked Mexicans to be in solidarity with their fight against Covid and begged for help to save their lives by avoiding going out on the street and continuing with hygiene measures to prevent respiratory disease.

“If you don’t help us, we will not resist. We have given everything for you, now do something very simple, but very valuable to us: stay home. If you take care of yourself, you take care of us and we all take care of ourselves ”, they expressed through a video.

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In the audiovisual material, workers from the General Hospital of Zone 29 in San Juan de Aragón and the General Hospital of Zone 27, in Tlatelolco, assure that after 10 months of pandemic they are very tired from the fight against coronavirus and do not see the light in the end of the tunnel, so they emphasized the call to society to stay home.

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