SITUATION REPORT OF COVID-19 IN THE REGION OF MURCIA APRIL 13, 2020
In the Region of Murcia until the date of the report, 1463 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection have been registered.
The first case was declared on March 6 and confirmed as positive on March 8.
As of today, 221 cases are admitted to hospitals in the Region, of which 43 are in the ICU.
Epidemiological discharge has been given to 353 patients and 101 deaths have occurred, with the affected persons currently confirmed as 1009.
The diagnostic tests carried out for the detection of coronaviruses have been 12,596. Of the 1,463 confirmed cases to date, detailed information is currently available on 1,401 cases.
Travel continues to be restricted both internally and externally.
The borders of the Spanish state have been closed for the entry of people and goods, allowing only the return of Spanish citizens and the transit of vehicles for the supply of basic necessities.
What are the symptoms of Covid-19?
The most common symptoms include fever, cough, and feeling short of breath.
In some cases there may also be digestive symptoms like diarrhea and abdominal pain.
Most cases have mild symptoms.
In more severe cases, the infection can cause pneumonia, severe difficulty breathing, kidney failure, and even death.
The most serious cases generally occur in people who are elderly or who suffer from a chronic disease, such as heart, lung or immunity problems.
Is there a treatment for COVID-19?
There is no specific treatment, but some antivirals are being used that have shown some efficacy in recent studies.
Yes, there are many treatments to control your symptoms, so healthcare improves the prognosis.
Being an infection caused by viruses, antibiotics should not be used as a means of prevention or treatment.
Source: murciasalud.es / Murcia.com