Orange traffic light indicates HIGH RISK; health emergency is not over

Although Campeche is one of the entities with the fewest active cases of COVID-19 in the national environment, Governor Carlos Miguel Aysa González made an energetic call to the campechanos not to trust or relax the preventive measures against the coronavirus, since the health emergency It has not finished and the orange traffic light that Campeche has indicates a HIGH RISK of contagion.

Aysa González urged the population to reduce excess mobility, use face masks, constantly wash their hands and keep their distance:

“Just because we are resuming essential activities and gradually reactivating the economy, does not mean that we have to trust ourselves; first we have to take care of health and that is why it is necessary that we comply exactly with the application of sanitary norms, ”he asserted.

The governor, who chaired this morning the joint meeting of the Table for the Construction of Peace and the State Coordinating Center COVID-19, explained that the state maintains the alert against the coronavirus and at the same time works in the care of communities and sectors that were affected by the intense rains of 15 days ago.

Referring to the work being done by state, federal, and military forces to distribute pantries, food, and supplies, he stressed that a clear, orderly delivery strategy needs to be followed to help people who have truly suffered hardship.

He stressed that while his wife Victoria Damas de Aysa, president of the DIF State System, continues to deliver pantries and food to the families of the affected communities, the state authorities continue to support the producers of the field with fertilizer and will soon do so with packages of seeds and cattle vaccines.

He also stressed that the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has not only promptly responded to requests for help from Campeche to attend to the affected families and to the productive sectors that suffered from the effects of the rains, but has also joined forces with the state government to support the campechanos with a subsidy on the electricity rate, which contributes to lessen the family’s economic impact.

For his part, the Health Secretary, José Luis González Pinzón, presented the state scenario COVID-19 and commented that the epidemiological traffic light indicates this week for the state the orange alert, which means high risk of contagion; situation that requires rigorous application of prevention protocols.

He stressed that the increasing number of cases being observed is a product of the relaxation of the measures that the population took during the rains.

He indicated that in the national context Campeche is among the last entities that register the lowest number of confirmed active cases, with a figure of 204; meanwhile, the accumulated positive cases, that is, from March 22 that the first contagion arose until June 14, total one thousand 109.

He specified that in terms of care, the state has availability of 81 percent of beds for hospitalization and 78 percent of beds with ventilators.

Reported the training actions, the measures applied in filters and seals in bus terminals, airports and road junctions; the awareness-raising work carried out to apply healthy distances in public places such as markets, shops and hostels, as well as the launch of COVID-19 patient promotion, detection and care brigades.

He also explained the scope of the dengue control program that considers nebulization, thermonebulization, residual spraying and larval control activities, as well as the sanitation plan for the effects of the tropical storm Cristóbal and the SARS-CoV-2.

Meanwhile, the Secretary General of the Government, Pedro Armentía López, reported on the progress of care and recovery of the communities affected by rainfall; In this regard, he said that, although in Hopelchén there are no longer isolated communities, problems are still being felt due to the accumulation of water in San Juan Bautista Sacabchén, Nuevo Durango and Iturbide.

He pointed out that in the town of Los Laureles, Campeche, stagnant waters have dropped and caleo work is being carried out; The same is done in Pueblo Nuevo, Crucero Oxá and Usazil-Edzná, and the drain that flooded part of Melchor Ocampo is completely repaired.

In Champoton, he explained, the Yohaltún Valley, Ulumal and El Zapote are still flooded, but the waters are already descending. The road that connects the ejidos of Nayarit and Ortiz Ávila fractured, so the Secretary of Urban Development, Public Works and Infrastructure, Edilberto Buenfil Montalvo, moved to the area to assess the damage and find a solution to the problem, while Rural Development Secretary José Ignacio España Novelo assesses the support the livestock sector needs.

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For his part, the Secretary of Public Security, Jorge Argáez Uribe, reported the actions that the police elements carry out in terms of surveillance and in support of the fumigation brigades of the Ministry of Health to reduce the presence of the Aedes Aegypti fly.

At the meeting were present the commanders of the Third Naval Region, Octavio Trejo Hermida and of the 33rd Military Zone, Enrique Dena Salgado; the president of the Superior Court of Justice, Miguel Ángel Chuc López; the national coordinator of the National Guard, Federico Prieto Anota; the executive secretary of the State Council for Public Security, Fernando Bolívar Galera; the attorney general, Juan Manuel Herrera Campos and the Issste delegate, Humberto Cabrales Aguilar, among other authorities.

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