SITUATION REPORT OF COVID-19 IN THE REGION OF MURCIA APRIL 10, 2020
In the Region of Murcia to date of the report, there have been 1,413 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection.
The first case was declared on March 6 and confirmed as positive on March 8.
As of yesterday, 231 cases are admitted to hospitals in the Region, of which 42 are in the ICU.
58% of confirmed patients are in home isolation.
275 patients have been epidemiologically discharged and 94 deaths have occurred.
The diagnostic tests carried out for the detection of coronaviruses have been 11927. Figure 1 details the number of cases confirmed by COVID-19 in the Region of Murcia from the beginning to April 10, 2020.
Advice for the population about rumors about the new coronavirus (COVID-19) -
- Can eating garlic help prevent infection with the new coronavirus?
Garlic is a healthy food that may have some antimicrobial properties.
However, there has been no evidence that eating it protects against the virus causing the current outbreak.
- Does the new coronavirus affect only the elderly or can it also affect the younger ones?
The new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) can infect people of all ages, although older people and those with certain diseases (such as asthma, diabetes, or heart disease) have been found to be more likely to become seriously ill when they acquire the infection.
The WHO advises people of all ages to take steps to protect themselves from the virus, for example through good hand and respiratory hygiene.
Source: murciasalud.es / Murcia.com