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(11/04/2020)

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection] | In Los Alcázares, 5 confirmed cases of COVID19 infection have been registered up to April 10 |

SITUATION REPORT OF COVID-19 IN THE REGION OF MURCIA APRIL 10, 2020

In the Region of Murcia to date of the report, there have been 1,413 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection.

The first case was declared on March 6 and confirmed as positive on March 8.

As of yesterday, 231 cases are admitted to hospitals in the Region, of which 42 are in the ICU.

58% of confirmed patients are in home isolation.

275 patients have been epidemiologically discharged and 94 deaths have occurred.

The diagnostic tests carried out for the detection of coronaviruses have been 11927. Figure 1 details the number of cases confirmed by COVID-19 in the Region of Murcia from the beginning to April 10, 2020.

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Updated WHO tips for international transport related to the outbreak of the new coronavirus 2019-nCoV

Following is an update of the WHO advice regarding the outbreak of the new nCoV coronavirus published on January 10, 2020. For more information on the current outbreak in China and exported cases, please see the Outbreaks section. Epidemic and Situation Reports published by WHO.

To date, the main clinical signs and symptoms reported during this outbreak are fever, dyspnea, and infiltrates in both lungs that can be seen on chest radiographs.

On January 27, 2020, transmission between people was already widely confirmed in the city of Wuhan, but also in other parts of China and the world.

Sufficient epidemiological knowledge about 2019-nCoV is not yet available to draw conclusions about all the clinical characteristics of the disease, the intensity of person-to-person transmission, and the original source of the outbreak.

International travelers: ordinary practical precautions

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause respiratory illness - from the common cold to Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

However, people who travel and develop acute respiratory symptoms, before, during or after the trip, are recommended to seek medical attention and explain the journey they have taken to the healthcare professional.

Through health professionals, traveler health centers, travel agencies, transport operators, and entry points, public health authorities should provide information to travelers to reduce the overall risk of acute respiratory infections.

The WHO standard recommendations published on its website, New coronavirus (2019-nCoV): guidelines for the public are aimed at the general public in order to reduce exposure to various diseases, as well as their transmission, protect yourself already others, and not get sick when traveling.

Technical guidance from the World Health Organization for monitoring and case definition, laboratory practices, clinical care of suspected cases of novel coronavirus infection, home care for patients suspected of infection can be found on the WHO website. for the new coronavirus, infection prevention and control, communications on the risk of infection, batches of commodities for the new coronavirus disease, and reduced transmission from animals to humans.

Sanitary measures related to international transport

The current outbreak originated in Wuhan City, which is a major hub for national and international transportation.

Due to large-scale population movements and, as it has been observed, the virus is transmitted from person to person, it would not be strange if new cases continue to be confirmed in other areas of the country and in other countries.

With the information currently available on the new coronavirus, the WHO recommends applying measures to limit the risk of exporting or importing the disease, without thereby unnecessarily restricting international transport.

Source: murciasalud.es / Murcia.com

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