SITUATION REPORT OF COVID 19 IN THE REGION OF MURCIA APRIL 6, 2020
In the Region of Murcia up to the date of the report, 1259 confirmed cases of COVID infection have been registered19.
The first case was declared on March 6 and confirmed as positive on March 8.
As of today, 290 cases are admitted to hospitals in the Region, of which 58 are in the ICU.
61% of confirmed patients are in home isolation.
156 patients have been epidemiologically discharged and 59 deaths have occurred.
The diagnostic tests carried out for the detection of coronaviruses have been 9,289. Figure 1 details the number of cases confirmed by COVID-19 in the Region of Murcia from the beginning to April 5, 2020.
Protective measures for people who are in areas where COVID-19 is spreading or who have visited them recently (in the last 14 days)
â€¢ Follow the guidelines outlined above (Protective measures for all people)
â€¢ Stay home if you start to feel ill, even if it is for mild symptoms such as headache, mild fever (37.3 oC or higher), and mild runny nose, until you recover.
If you need to leave home or receive a visit (for example, to get food), put on a mask to avoid infecting other people.
Avoiding contact with other people and visits to medical centers will allow medical centers to work more effectively and help protect you and others from possible infections with the COVID-19 virus or others.
â€¢ If you have a fever, cough, and shortness of breath, seek medical advice quickly, as it could be due to a respiratory infection or other serious condition.
Call ahead and inform your health care provider of any recent trips you have made or any contact you have had with travelers.
Calling ahead will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health center.
This will also help prevent the spread of viruses and other infections.
Source: murciasalud.es / Murcia.com