The Health Secretary updated figures of deaths and contagions coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mexico. Until the night of this Thursday there is a record of 543 thousand 806 Confirmed cases; while the number of deaths by the pandemic is 59,106.
The minute by minute of the conference:
Regarding immunity against coronavirus
19:55 Hrs. The undersecretary of Prevention and health promotion, Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, mentioned what is known, based on scientific evidence, regarding the immunity against him virus:
“… It is not yet known throughout the world, based on scientific evidence, how long immunity against it will last. SARS-CoV-2 virus causing coronavirus. The immunity for everyone to be familiar with is the primarily biological capacity of not be reinfected…”
19:50 Hrs. The director of Center for Research in Nutrition and Health, Simón Barquera Cervera, talks about the importance of reducing the amount of soda consumed per day:
“… A glass of soda every day … those calories … are converted into fat, in a year they can be 4 kilos, just with a glass of soda that we drink a day can be 4 kilos …”.
They criticize López-Gatell for not wearing face masks in flight
19:40 Hrs. The undersecretary of Prevention and health promotion, Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, talks about the critics of which he was subjected for not using mask on a flight that flew back to the Mexico City. He denies having violated the protocols taxes on flights commercial, because the image, he said, “was taken when he drank water.”
“… Who I saw who put it on his Twitter was the journalist Joaquín López Dóriga… in the course of a plane trip of more than 50 minutes (the airline) offers water; it is a human need to consume water; I recommend consuming 2 liters a day, it is highly recommended ”.
Fighting “junk food” will save the country 39 thousand million pesos in health
19:35 Hrs. Details that they are already carried out strategies based on evidence to improve food system and reduce obesity and diseases by bad nutrition.
19:25 Hrs. Simón Barquera Cervera points out which are the advantages of labelled in products not nutritious, also known as “junk food”:
“… This strategy will save the country, according to estimates already published, also in a high-level magazine, more than 39 billion pesos in 5 years of health expenses”
19:20 Hrs. The director of Center for Research in Nutrition and Health of the National Institute of Public Health, Simón Barquera Cervera, talks about myth and realities of the Mexican diet, which he said, “is one of the richest diets in the world.”
They add 543 thousand 806 confirmed cases of coronavirus
19:10 Hrs. The CEO of epidemiology of the Secretariat of health, José Luis Alomía Zegarra, reports that until the night of this Thursday there is a record of 543 thousand 806 Confirmed cases; while the number of deaths by pandemic of coronavirus is 59,106.
- Notifications in the last 24 hours: 625 deaths and 6,775 cases confirmed.