The Governor of the State of Jalisco announced this Monday that the Ómicron variant has already arrived in Jalisco; It is estimated that there are 16 cases of this variant notified by the Indre. Likewise, it reported that active cases of COVID-19 have increased, with Puerto Vallarta leading the increase.
In this sense, he explained that throughout the state active cases skyrocketed. However, not hospital occupations, nor COVID-19 deaths. Although it is Puerto Vallarta that registers the first place in terms of the increase in infections, that is, it went from 43.91 that corresponds to week 51 (December 19-25) to 70.59 (December 26 to January 2).
Regarding the cases identified with the new variant, 63% are female (10), the average age of the cases is 35 years, with a range that goes from 19 to 67 years. The most affected group of 25-44 years.
100% were outpatient cases, only 12% (2) have a history of travel to the United States. By municipality of residence: 7 Guadalajara, 4 Zapopan, 1 Tlajomulco, 1 Zapotlán el Grande, 1 other state (Morelia) 2 are ignored.
Alfaro Ramírez, ruled out that there are new restrictions on this issue, being that next January 14 the Jalisco Health Board will be in session.