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According to López-Gatell, the COVID-19 outbreak in Mexico could last until April 2021

September 7, 2020

The Undersecretary of State for Health warned that infections could emerge from October at the start of the flu season.

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  • The official noted that in other countries, the outbreaks had already started for about four weeks.

  • The outbreak in the Aztec land could also be caused by the flu season.

According to López-Gatell, the COVID-19 outbreak in Mexico could last until April 2021According to López-Gatell, the COVID-19 outbreak in Mexico could last until April 2021

Hugo Lopez-Gatell Undersecretary of State of Prevention and Health Promotion of Mexico, warned the country is not exempt from outbreaks due COVID-19 and that these could start in October when the flu season starts and extends through April next year.

The official noted that in other countries, outbreaks had already started for about four weeks, so Mexico is no exception and the outbreak in the Aztec country could also be caused by the influenza season.

When October begins, the second wave of COVID-19 epidemics could occur, which could extend to November, December, January, February, March and through April 2021, which are months of influenza season, the undersecretary of state said.

Likewise, he said the best way to prevent contracting the disease is to continue to maintain a healthy distance, wash your hands permanently, use face masks, and stay between five and a half or two meters from people in public places .

To date, 634,000 people have been infected with COVID-19 in Mexico and 67,558 people have died.

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