They lit the epidemiological alarms in Bucarmanga due to the increase in cases and deaths from covid -19 in the last days.
“The covid-19 has not gone away, the covid is still there. in the last hours The Santander capital has registered between 80 and 90 new cases daily. It is essential that in Bucaramanga we continue to get vaccinated, individual care continues to be essential to avoid contagion, “said the Municipal Health Secretary, Juan José Rey Serrano.
The call made by the health authorities in the municipality is for Vaccination is intensified, and in addition to this the use of face masks.
“Individual care remains fundamental, It is important reiterate the use of the mandatory mask in mass transportation, (metroline, taxi, intermunicipal bus, plane) hospitals, health centers and nursing homes”, added the head of the Bucaramanga Health portfolio.
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The official added that one cannot speak of a peak-shaped slope in Bucaramanga, but one must be responsible. “We want to especially invite those over 50 to get their fourth dose.”
Secondly, respiratory infections in Bucaramanga became the most common disease in emergency rooms and in the Intensive Care Unit of hospitals.
The Secretary of Health pointed out that se is going through an epidemiological peak of respiratory diseases due to climate change. Although slight, it is a behavior that is constantly being monitored, since these symptoms are repetitive.
are close to 12 thousand weekly medical consultations received by the health authorities for symptoms related to respiratory diseases. The municipal health secretary stated that The population that has been most affected are the children between 0 and 4 years old or adults over 65 years old.