Mandatory facemask use still required in Tamaulipas for protection against covid and now monkeypox?


In Tamaulipas, mandatory face mask due to monkeypox. 

In Tamaulipas, the use of face masks remains mandatory, but now it is no longer just for cases of coronavirus COVID-19, but for monkeypox infections, as well as severe acute hepatitis, reported the head of the Ministry of Health, Gloria Molina Gamboa.

What is known about the use of face masks in Tamaulipas?

Due to the confirmed cases of monkeypox, the use of face masks will continue in Tamaulipas, said the Secretary of Health in the state, Gloria Molina, noting that 26 suspected cases have been tested and only two cases have been positive, Matamoros and Tampico; Likewise, 19 have been ruled out and there are five pending results.

Similarly, the head of health in Tamaulipas highlighted the importance of the face mask to counteract the spread of other diseases such as acute hepatitis, at the meeting of the State Health Safety Committee of the state.

According to the Health Unit in Tamaulipas, this measure of mandatory use of face masks will be carried out, especially in schools in the state.

What about the COVID figures in Tamaulipas?

According to the latest report, Tamaulipas added 41 new cases of COVID-19 during the last 24 hours, informed the Secretary of Health, Gloria Molina Gamboa, who reiterated her call to reinforce the already known prevention measures that, in addition, protect against other diseases. such as monkeypox or severe acute hepatitis .

She confirmed two deaths associated with the virus, for which he asked to complete the anticovid vaccination scheme and maintain control of diseases such as obesity, hypertension or diabetes in order to avoid serious conditions.

He specified that Tamaulipas remains at a green epidemiological traffic light; However, the risk of contagion is still present, hence the importance of attending, at all times, to health security measures such as the use of face masks, frequent hand washing and healthy distance, mainly.

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