Monterrey, NL.- The head of the State Secretary of Health, Manuel de la O Cavazos, stated that in the entity “we are going to stay like the Chinese, just millennial”, since none of the eight thousand 755 doses of vaccine against Covid-19, which arrived this Saturday morning at the Mariano Escobedo International Airport, will be applied to state doctors, since they will all be for Coahuila.
When questioned about what was said a few days ago by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in the sense that some vaccines destined for Coahuila could also be for Nuevo León – as happened with those that were had for Mexico City, which were used also in Querétaro and the State of Mexico-, Manuel de la O expressed: “we do not know in which hospitals we are going to put them, we still do not have that information from the federal authorities, there is no exact number of doses, we have not received information from the federation ”.
He added “and as I said, we are going to stay like the Chinese, or they are here and they are going to go to Saltillo, none at this time will be for the people of Nuevo León, I hope they will arrive in a short time because we must have a fair and equitable treatment for the care of all the citizens of this country, here we are also suffering, we have medical personnel and many vulnerable people ”.
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The official stated that they have not received a response from the federal government to the request that together with the states of the Federalist Alliance made to allow New Lion buy vaccines, since there are employers who want to buy the drug to immunize their workers and maintain production.
“The federal government is the only one that has control and is responsible for the application of vaccination in coordination with state authorities; but the logistics, distribution and storage, everything is in charge of the federal government ”.
Manuel de la O pointed out that they hope they will arrive soon million vaccines and not a few as a symbolic act that many federal officials and other people attended for the first shipment, since more than four million are required in the entity and in the country about one hundred million, to protect at least eighty percent of the population.
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Those that arrived in the country today, said the secretary, “What are they enough for? not even to cover the doctors, and the ones that arrived a few days ago are also very few, we need tens of millions for all Mexicans ”, as he stated that at the rate that is going, many months would pass to protect everyone.
At the end, during the press conference on updating the data of the covid-19 pandemic, Manuel de la O modified his speech and stated, “I know that the federal government has made a great effort to buy vaccines, but it is not easy to At this time to acquire 80 million, they will be acquired as the months go by; I hope we get smarter than other governments to get them faster, the people of Nuevo León hope for the best ”.
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The official reported that this Saturday they reported 30 deaths and 530 new cases of Covid-19 rising to 6,388 deaths and 120,349 people who have contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus, while the total number of tests carried out amounts to 330,419, while this day there are 1,414 people hospitalized, the highest number since August 1, when there were 1,503, the highest number since the start of the pandemic. Likewise, among those hospitalized, there are 325 with a mechanical respirator.
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