- Preventive measures are reinforced and urge calm.
Baja California.- The Secretary of Public Health in the State, Alonso Óscar Pérez Rico, reports that the case of coronavirus (Covid-2019) in Baja California is ruled out.
He noted that the National Institute of Diagnosis and Epidemiological Reference (INDRE) discarded the result of the sample, it should be remembered that the case is the 28-year-old woman, with the travel history, is currently with stable health.
He indicated that, in compliance with the instructions of Governor Jaime Bonilla Valdez, to protect the population and make a call for the people to remain calm because public health has been acting responsibly, filters were installed in public hospitals, observing medical care protocols, to review health conditions in people who could present data on respiratory diseases, as well as to provide clear and timely information to citizens.
Pérez Rico commented that against this scenario, preventive measures such as continuous handwashing with soap and water and/or 70% alcohol-based gel, label sneezing (on the forearm of the internal angle) are reinforced, avoid spitting on public roads, disinfect and clean areas such as table surfaces, desks, door handles, handrails, don’t touch your face with dirty hands, especially nose, mouth, and eyes.
In that sense, if you get symptoms such as fever, cough, and sneezing, malaise, headache, trouble breathing, you should go for a medical check-up, as well as avoid attending crowded places.
The Secretary of Public Health in Baja California reiterated the call to not be alarmed, as well as not to make unnecessary purchases of panic such as mouth covers, emphasizing that it is important to follow the recommendations and be informed through official means and thus reject fake news versions.
He stressed that people can call 800 00 44 800 to receive updated and reliable information.