The increase in positive cases from COVID-19 in Quintana Roo it has generated concern and alarm between the healthcare professionals, Since the incidence of contagions is compared with the one that occurred at the beginning of the pandemic.
In addition, there is concern because they fear a report will be made “Avalanche” of new cases once the New Year’s Eve celebrations.
The president of the College of Nursing Professionals in Quintana Roo, Frabby Barrera Polanco, stated that moving to green in the Epidemiological Traffic Light caused a relaxation in matters of prevention protocols.
Likewise, he regretted that the authorities overlap, precisely, the social relaxation and compliance with the measures that seek to prevent infections in public spaces is not required.
An evident relaxation of sanitary measures has been observed throughout the State and it is because the population no longer respects the recommendations and all this is being seen these days that positive cases are again increasing along with hospital occupation which is alarming.
He made it clear that the COVID-19 vaccine does not prevent the disease and the proof is that there are infected and hospitalized patients, even though they have complete immunization schedules.
They fear an increase in cases
You have to continue taking care of yourself because after the New Year’s Eve holidays there may be more cases.
Regarding the Omicron variant, which he says is already present in several patients in the state, he assured that the symptoms are different from the other strains and can be confused with the discomfort of a common flu.
For this reason, he urged the population to take extreme measures and isolate themselves for at least five days to avoid its spread, since it is highly contagious.
He pointed out that the same happens with influenza, which these days is also registering an increase, so he emphasized the need to take extreme measures and thus prevent infecting more people.