Half of those who took the test at medical school tested positive for Covid-19


Recall that since the early days of July, the institution he leads has provided general antigen tests for the detection of Covid-19, Director of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Saltillo at the Autonomous University of Coahuila (UA de C), Jesus Ángel Padilla Gámez announced that half of those who underwent this test, On average, they are positive for this infectious disease.

In this regard, the academician mentioned that since the beginning of this service at the college, about 400 examinations have been carried out, that is, at least 200 infections with the virus have been carried out recently.

He said in a phone interview with Herald Saltillo.

Similarly, Padilla Gámez stressed that the number of positive cases reported to the Coahuila Ministry of Health for follow-up, in order to prevent it from infecting more people because they are carriers of Covid.

“(Those who tested positive) receive instructions on preventive measures and are directed to the health sector institutions to follow up on the case. We inform the Ministry of Health day after day of the tests that were conducted and the results obtained, so that they can also follow up on the patients.”

Finally, he noted, the medical school antigen tests cost 300.00 pesos. Public interest is available at its headquarters at Francisco Murguía Sur 205, Zona Centro, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

“The trend has been downward in terms of demand and we’re still at the bottom of the valley, and we’re showing it to the community that requires it, and trying to figure it out with the best opportunity, to prevent it from continuing to spread.” (Omar Soto/Herald)

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