At least 9 public clinics in Puebla are at 100 percent capacity and without space to receive more patients with covid-19, reported the Serious Acute Respiratory Infections Network (IRAG) of the Health Secretary (SSA) federal government.
With a cutoff to Friday, January 15, the federal agency established that 5 hospitals are attached to the state SSA, 2 al Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) and 2 to Secretary of National Defense (Sedena), the majority established in Puebla capital and the metropolitan area.
In the case of the SSA, it is the Xicotepec Integral Hospital, the Health Center with Expanded Services (Cessa) Saint Aparicio, he Tehuacán General Hospital, he North General Hospital and the Cholula General Hospital.
It should be noted that these last two medical complexes They are the largest and with the largest number of beds in the state for serious and non-serious patients.
All things being equal are the General Hospital of Zone number 5 and number 23 of the IMSS, based in Metepec and Teziutlán, respectively.
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In addition, the Regional Military Hospital and the covid area of 6 / o. Armored Reconnaissance Regiment in the XXV Military Zone, in charge of the Sedena, do not have spaces either.
However, other spaces on the brink of collapse are the IMSS ‘Manuel Ávila Camacho’ Specialty Hospital, better known as ‘San José’, which is 99 percent occupied.
One point below is the General Hospital of Zone number 20 ‘La Margarita’; and with 96 percent, the Regional Hospital of the Institute of Security and Social Services for State Workers (ISSSTE) and the General Hospital of Izúcar de Matamoros.
Others like the General Hospital of Huejotzingo are at 92 percent; the General Hospital of Huauchinango, 90 percent; the Hospital General del Sur, 89 percent; Cuetzalan General Hospital, 88 percent; the General Hospital of Teziutlán, 80 percent; and Cessa de San Pedro Cholula, at 70 percent.
According to the state Health Secretariat, Puebla accumulates a total of 53 thousand 856 positive cases and 6 thousand 604 deaths from covid-19, with a fatality rate of 12.26 percent.