In less than 24 hours, a couple of health employees belonging to the ISSSTE delegation clinic, Tampico, died victims of Covid-19 and that they acquired when they were on the front line in the fight against this pandemic.
Through its official Facebook page, the clinic announced the death of orderly Marco Francisco Loo Saavedra, who had been trying to beat the disease for several days.
“Today our hospital and the entire ISSSTE FAMILY are in mourning for the very sensitive and regrettable loss of our STRETCHER, PARTNER and above all GREAT FRIEND who, in fulfillment of his duties and active services, was unfortunately hit by this virus, which after many days of fighting he lost the battle, a warrior who fought day and night to get ahead, today RESTS IN PEACE ”.
The news of his death brought with it endless thanks from people who were attended by Marco Francisco.
His death occurred on Tuesday, but for this Wednesday afternoon the same page announced the case of nurse Carmen Robledo Muñiz.
“Two great friends have come forward, a very sad day for everyone will always be in our hearts,” co-workers wrote in their account.
The deaths of this pair of employees in the health sector are the first that have been recorded in regard to the southern area of Tamaulipas where the rate of infections is very high along with the northern border of the state and whose disease continues to advance in the various municipalities.