Los Cabos coronavirus update: slight increase in COVID-19 cases

In recent days there has been a slight increase in the number of active cases of Covid-19, so it is important not to lower our guard, say health authorities in Los Cabos.

Los Cabos coronavirus update: slight increase in COVID-19 cases
Cabo San Lucas. Photo by Victor Hughes / Unsplash

Juan Carlos Costich Perez, Director of Health in Los Cabos, announced that Covid-19 cases have had a slight increase in the incidence of 19%, this is because the population has lowered its guard in terms of sanitation measures, so they urged the population to redouble hygiene measures, especially during this holiday season.

He indicated that at the state level, there is still the lowest lethality rate with 2.6, while the municipality of Los Cabos had a slight increase in the case of Covid-19, since from 31 infected people last week, the number was 37, while there were 2 deaths in one week.

He added that the epidemiological week number 14 which comprised from March 29 to April 7, the effective reproduction rate in the municipality had a slight decrease from 0.93 to 0.82.

"In the effective rate in the municipality, is that from having 9 cases per hundred thousand inhabitants there are 10 cases, a slight increase of 9% and in which there are 159 active cases in the state, in addition to 7 hospitalized and one intubated; in the case of Los Cabos there are 2 hospitalized patients, these are in clinics of private medical units, while government institutions there are no hospitalized".

He also said that the neighborhoods with the highest incidence of active cases of Covid-19 are Cabo San Lucas with Las Palmas, which has 3 cases, while in the Downtown area there are 10 infected, Vista Hermosa with 3 cases, he also said that the tests taken from March 30 to April 7 are 970, while the anti-covid vaccination schedule is at 86%.