In the Region of Murcia up to the date of the report (COVID situation report 19 in the Murcia region, March 27, 2020), 802 confirmed cases of COVID infection have been registered19.
The first case was declared on March 6 and confirmed as positive on March 8.
As of today, 231 cases are admitted to hospitals in the Region, of which 58 are in the ICU.
Home isolation was indicated to 68% of the confirmed patients and 39 patients were discharged from the hospital for clinical improvement.
12 patients have been epidemiologically discharged and 17 deaths have occurred.
The diagnostic tests carried out for the detection of coronaviruses have been 5,278. Of the 802 confirmed cases to date, detailed information is currently available on 674 cases.
All the information presented below refers to the information available on these 674 cases.
What are the symptoms of Coronavirus?
The most common symptoms are fever, dry cough, and shortness of breath.
In some cases there may also be digestive symptoms, such as diarrhea and abdominal pain.
Most cases have mild symptoms.
In more severe cases, the infection can cause pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, multiple organ failure, septic shock, ICU admission, and even death.
The most serious cases generally occur in people who are elderly or who have some other chronic disease such as heart, lung or immunity problems.
Source: murciasalud.es / Murcia.com