The coronavirus continues to take lives in Barranquilla and its metropolitan area. Not only the patients attended have been victims, but also the Members of the first line of care have lost their lives.
The new victim in the health sector from whom COVID-19 has taken life, was a physical therapist. Is about Catalina Londoño de La Hoz, 22-year-old young, mother of a girl under the age of 2 and a half, and who was in a state of pregnancy with 22 weeks of gestation.
Of the Hoz who She was a graduate of the Simón Bolívar University and was working at the clinic on the Costa from the city where he apparently contracted the virus by treating infected patients.
In the department of Atlántico, the death of at least 15 people due to coronavirus, belonging to the health sector. The most recent deaths were confirmed on Friday, Roberto Angulo Arévalo and Michael Ortega Peluffo who worked at the Hospital in Puerto Colombia and caught it, lost their lives.
Another recent case corresponds to that of Nurse Marilin Pérez, whose body is missing at the El Prado Clinic.
To date, according to the National Institute of Health (INS) 22 health workers in the country have lost their lives, of which 15 have occurred in the department of Atlántico, while the number of infected is 2,633.
Of the deceased in the department, it is known that there are 8 doctors, 3 nursing assistants, 1 chief nurse, 1 public health technician, 2 hospital workers and a physical therapist.