Covid-19 is crowned as the third cause of death in Puebla


The virus discovered in China has claimed the lives of more than five thousand people in the state

Despite the more than 5 thousand deaths that the coronavirus has claimed in Puebla, Covid-19 is not yet the first cause of death in the entity, this was pointed out this Friday by the State Secretary of Health, José Antonio Martínez.

However, the official explained that the virus discovered in China has positioned itself as the third cause of death in the entity only below heart disease and diabetes mellitus.

He also specified that after the coronavirus there are causes of death such as malignant tumors, liver diseases, cerebrovascular diseases, and car accidents, among others.

By the way, this day reported a slight decrease in new cases of coronavirus and cases of hospitalization for Covid-19 in the entity, since this Friday Puebla woke up with 153 positives and 385 hospitalized, 57 and 23 less than those presented on the day of yesterday respectively.

Yesterday the secretary reported 210 new cases of coronavirus that occurred in the entity, a figure that exceeded 200 in less than a day; however, this Friday morning reported 153 new positives, 57 less than this Thursday. Thus, the accumulated number of infected with SARS Cov-2 in the entity is already 41,244 cases.

Regarding deaths, he pointed out that in the last hours three people died from the virus discovered in China, so the death toll in Puebla is already 5,309

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On the other hand, he commented that the number of active cases is 958, distributed in a total of 57 municipalities. Likewise, he reported that at the moment there are 385 people receiving care in the entity’s hospitals, a downward figure, compared to 408 the day before, of which 79 require assisted ventilation.

For his part, the Secretary of the Interior, David Méndez, added that the death of one more man in the United States was confirmed, so there are 505 Poblano migrants who have lost their lives abroad due to the pandemic.

146 urns with ashes of deceased migrants have been repatriated and 12 bodies from the American Union have been transferred to Puebla: David Méndez.

The Secretary of the Interior of the State of PueblaDavid Méndez Márquez,  announced that one more death of a migrant countryman was reported, with which there are already 505 fellow Puebla citizens who died from Covid-19 abroad.

He stressed that so far 146 urns with human ashes of deceased migrants have been repatriated. As well as 1 2 bodies transferred from the American Union to Puebla, where the State Government has supported by taking them to their place of origin.

Méndez Márquez reported that so far the control of infections by Covid-19 is maintained in the Social Rehabilitation Centers (Ceresos), so he ruled out new infections and the monitoring of the six inmates who are being treated in Ciepa is maintained.


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