This Friday, Pope Francis leads his Urbi et Orbi prayer in St. Peter’s Square, in the Vatican , to pray in the face of the emergency that the world is experiencing due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), a transmission
5 CDMX hospitals reconverted to face COVID-19
Five hospitals in Mexico City may be reconverted to deal with the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus , announced the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum four days after the start of the National Day of Healthy Distance with which it seeks to contain infections.
- He announced that given the advance of the disease and the positive cases, the expansion of these hospitals will be to improve the care of people who come to the consultation for COVID19.
In addition, pavilions will be enabled and tents will be installed outside certain hospitals, where the objective will be to check that the patients who actually attend have symptoms of COVID-19.
Infonavit will shield credits from workers affected by coronavirus
The Institute of the National Fund for Housing for Workers (Infonavit) will implement, as of April 15, credit protection measures in the context of the coronavirus (Orthocoronavirinae) pandemic in Mexico; These are three actions that will support those who lose their source of income so that companies maintain their contributions and prop up construction.< >Coronavirus and the World
Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, tested positive for coronavirus, the British government reported on Friday, assuring that he has mild symptoms and will isolate himself in Downing Street.
He was tested for coronavirus on the personal advice of England’s chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whitty, “a statement said, according to a BBC report.
Worldwide deaths from coronavirus rise to 23 thousand 529
The death toll from the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic rose to 23,529 worldwide on Thursday , 3,049 more than a day earlier, according to figures from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the China National Health Commission (NHC).
Likewise, the half million coronavirus positive patients were surpassed in the last day, with 518 thousand 378 cases, 73 thousand 877 more than what was reported the day before.
One of the main news in the world in the last 24 hours is the fact that the United States overtook China with the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 infections, with 85,505.
The “33” miners and survivors of the Andes give messages of encouragement for coronavirus
Protagonists of two of the most spectacular survival stories on record draw on their experience to advise on how to best handle confinement, albeit now in very different conditions than they faced.
With no outside contact and food for just the first 17 days, the 33 miners survived locked up for more than two months at the bottom of a dingy old copper mine in the Atacama region of the Chilean desert.
Carlos Páez was one of the 16 survivors of that fateful Uruguayan flight that crashed in the Andes with 45 people on board on October 13, 1972, when he was transporting a team of young rugby players to play a game in Chile.
“There is a great difference in these two quarantines, to call them that. In the first I lived, it was 70 days in the Andes mountain range but without any recourse. Now the only thing to do is do nothing. They send you to stay in your house and wash your hands. And you have all the comforts: television, internet, food. “, said Páez.
Coronavirus and sport
Mariana Arceo recovers after testing positive for coronavirus
On March 18, the Mexican pentathlete Mariana Arceo tested positive for coronavirus and only a week later reported through her Twitter account that she is fully recovered and her life is out of danger.
MLB Uniform Producer Now Create Masks
Fanatics, the company that produces uniforms for the majors, has suspended making jerseys. Instead, he is using polyester fabric as a raw material to create mouthguards and surgical gowns for hospitals in Pennsylvania and surrounding states.
The thin black stripes on the New York Yankees’ uniform were worn on the day the campaign should have opened. Only they appeared in the protective equipment that the company produces.
Michael Rubin, president and founder of Fanatics, was watching television last week when the idea of turning his facility in Easton, Pennsylvania, into a factory for equipment to combat COVID-19, came to his mind.
Coronavirus and culture
Bolshoi ballet will broadcast live performances due to coronavirus
For the first time in the history of the Bolshoi Ballet, the company will broadcast live some of the most representative works of its repertoire, also known as “Golden Collection” , after the doors of the venue closed due to preventive measures by the coronavirus .
This will allow the public to enjoy dance and opera without having to leave home due to the new COVID-19 coronavirus.