Guadalajara, Jalisco.- The growth of dengue and Covid-19 cases in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area goes almost even, especially in Tonalá. According to an analysis of statistics provided by the Jalisco Ministry of Health (SSJ) from one week to the next SARS-CoV-2 «attacked» 1,807 people within the city, representing a 37.8 percent growth. But the aedes aegypti mosquito did not fall behind, in seven days it infected 24 inhabitants of the metropolis, 24 percent more than it accumulated as of June 13.
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The dengue transmitter has a point in its favor, because with the arrival of the rains the number of cases is expected to skyrocket, opening up the possibility of the metropolitan area facing a syndemia, that is, two epidemics at once. The comparison is made among the cases recorded from one week to the next because the report of dengue behavior in the State is reported every eight days. From 13 to 20 June, Tonalá added 118 new cases of Covid-19 and one more dengue representing an increase of 34 and 33 percent, respectively, being the Municipality where growth is almost on par.
Of the ZMG, Tlajomulco has the highest growth in dengue cases, out of 4 that recorded on 13 June it increased to 7, i.e. 75 percent more; in coronavirus, El Salto added 62 new cases, an increase of 40 percent from the previous week. By number of contagions accumulated, Guadalajara tops the list in relation to Covid-19 when it adds, as of June 20, 3 thousand 53 cases since the pandemic began, but if dengue is concerned, Tlaquepaque goes to the first place with 70 cases.
Thomas always looks for the experts before making any recommendation against dengue. Review this data from WHO to avoid bites from the transmitting mosquito. Stay up to date:https://t.co/pKpWHoTNE4 pic.twitter.com/hNzZRLSv6V — Government of Jalisco (@GobiernoJalisco)
June 23, 2020
Currently, according to the SSJ, 45 of the 125 municipalities are «attacked» by SARS-CoV-2 and aedes aegypti simultaneously. Of the remaining 80, 50 have covid-19 and seven dengue, so only 23 municipalities are clean of these diseases. As of June 20, Jalisco added 8,665 cases and 441 coronavirus deaths, and 701 dengue infections without deaths associated with the disease. In one week, the spreads of these diseases increased. With the storm, Jalisco could face a syndemia. There are currently 1,807 Covid infections and 24 dengue infections. You may also be interested in: