The points of the Metropolitan Zone of Guadalajara (ZMG) with a high incidence of active cases of COVID-19 are increasing and Currently they almost double what was registered at the beginning of last May, when the State Government abolished the mandatory use of the face mask. in open and closed spaces.
According to the contagion georeferencing map published by the Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ), there are at least 24 polygons in the city with high levels of active cases of the virus; two months ago there were 14. In Guadalajara, spaces such as the Independencia, Oblatos and La Moderna neighborhoods are located.
In Zapopan, its downtown area and neighborhoods such as Rinconadas del Sol and Lagos del Country stand out; in Tlajomulco, Haciendas de Santa Fe stands out.
The acceleration of infected is also reflected in the daily report of the Radar Jalisco system. On May 2, there were only 56 positive samples, while yesterday 1,035 were documented. Since March 4, the barrier of 1,000 cases had not been exceeded.
In the daily technical report of the federal Ministry of Health, Jalisco appears with 4,177 active cases, which represent people who have suffered symptoms of the disease in the last 14 days. In the national report of last May 2, the State registered only 151.
The current incidence reported on the SSJ map is similar to that in the first half of February, when the uptick in infections caused by the omicron variant was declining.
Although the occupancy of hospital beds for COVID-19 patients remains low, The number of people hospitalized for complications caused by the virus went from 18, reported two months ago, to 40 in yesterday’s report.
Despite the fact that the use of face masks is mandatory in public transport, there is still a reluctance among passengers and drivers to wear them.
The Secretary of Transportation reported that, so far this year, it has issued 1,523 infractions to drivers and 2,212 warnings to users who do not wear a mask.