The Nayarit Health Secretariat confirmed the first case of “Flurona” in the country, that is, the simultaneous contagion of COVID-19 with influenza.
The first case was detected in a 28-year-old woman, in the state of Nayarit, meanwhile, the number of infections is growing exponentially in this state, with 452 positives in 24 hours, with no deaths.
Nayarit Health authorities tightened sanitary restrictions. In the first eight days of the year, 1,202 infections have been accumulated in the state, as well as 1,205 active cases; while the state capital Tepic confirmed 247 cases and the presence of the Omicron variant remains latent.
The State Committee to Combat COVID-19 issued mobility restrictions such as the suspension of face-to-face classes, the cancellation of activities in clubs, billiards, bars, canteens, discos, casinos, nightclubs, botaneros, and loncherias, as well as mass parties and events; furthermore, public transport will only be able to operate at 75 percent of its capacity.
While restaurants and businesses should only work with 50 percent of their capacity and should observe the application of sanitary filters and distance between customers.
What is Flurona?
The term refers to patients suffering from both COVID-19 and the common flu either simultaneously or back-to-back.
Flurona is not a distinct disease or even a combination of the two diseases, but simply the word used when a patient contracts both viruses at the same time.
Source: El Financiero