Hugo López-Gatell said that according to the experts' predictions, the peak of consistency by COVID-19 between May 8 and 10.
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The undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, reported that according to the analysis of the group of experts that carry out Mexico's strategy before COVID-19, the highest peak of coronavirus infections in the country It will be between May 8 and 10.
“There is a range of possible dates for the maximum peak of transmission intensity, of the epidemic curve, of the acme , and these oscillate between May 8 and 10, there are other predictions a little more optimistic that it was before, a little less than it was after, but there is a midpoint between May 8 and 10, and that brings us in addition to the duration of the epidemic, ”said López-Gatell Ramírez this Thursday.
And he clarified “we are projecting this first cycle of the epidemic. The first cycle of the epidemic can be projected to last until nearly 95% of the expected cases are exhausted on June 25 and, as usually happens in all epidemics, with a thread, a tail, a continuity of the epidemic with a very low transmission that lasts for several more weeks. This is the prediction for this first cycle. ”
Back to school
For his part, President López Obrador indicated that in the case of schools there is no return to classes on Monday , but that it will be staggered. He announced that it is being proposed on May 17 in municipalities where there are no cases of coronavirus, and as of June 1, in the rest of the country, as long as the measures continue to be complied with. A restart to all productive activities is also expected on June 1, said the president.
It should be remembered that this Thursday it was announced that the National Sana Distancia Day will be held until May 30 and not until April 30 as planned, in order to preserve the mitigation measures, as well as maintain the protection of adults elderly with chronic diseases and pregnant women.