Some 500 graves with a capacity for two bodies, each, were prepared in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, as a “preparation” for the increase in deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic ( COVID-19 ).
As of April 2, in Jalisco, there were already more than 100 positive cases for COVID-19 and some four deaths from the virus.
Pits to prepare for COVID-19
In Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, the municipal president Arturo Dávalos Peña specified that the preparation of 500 double graves is given as a measure so that the coronavirus “does not catch them off guard.”
God forbid, we all knock on wood, but we don’t want to be caught unawares, we are making 500 double graves in the cemetaries of the municipality. God forbid, but we must prepare ourselves , ” said Arturo Dávalos, municipal president of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.
So far, only one death has been recorded in Puerto Vallarta due to the coronavirus, and they do not report that he had to use any of the graves prepared as a measure against a flare-up of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The figures of COVID-19 in Jalisco
Jalisco registered a new death from the COVID-19 pandemic in Puerto Vallarta, the fourth in the state and 108 confirmed cases of the condition.
The Jalisco Ministry of Health reported that a 42-year-old man, obese and living with foreigners in a workplace, died last Wednesday, April 1 at the General Hospital of the IMSS, in Puerto Vallarta.
In Jalisco, other deaths have been reported in the municipalities of Guadalajara, Zapopan, and Tomatlán; They correspond to two men, both 55 years old, and a 56-year-old woman.
This Thursday, five new cases of COVID-19 were reported, for which 104 sick people accumulate in the state and four asymptomatic carriers.
Until today, suspicious cases have been studied in 75 municipalities of Jalisco and contagions have only been confirmed in 11 of them, most of them are concentrated in Zapopan, where 47% have occurred and 33% in Guadalajara.
In this Thursday’s report, Yahualica de González Gallo, San Julián and Lagos de Moreno were added to the municipalities with confirmed cases of COVID-19 , along with Cuautla, Tomatlán, Tecolotlán, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Puerto Vallarta and Ameca.
The cases discarded total 725 and there are 638 suspected cases. Seven people remain hospitalized in private and public hospitals, in stable condition (three), delicate (one), severe (two) and very serious (one).
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