Number of confirmed cases] | In Santomera there have been 8 confirmed cases of COVID19 infection up to March 27 |
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.
Is there a treatment?
At the moment, there is no specific medication.
The current treatment for covid-19 is mainly based on the control of its symptoms.
Some antivirals are being used that have shown some efficacy, and further development of new drugs continues.
Several clinical trials are testing possible treatments for COVID-19.
Favipiravir stands out, an antiviral developed by Chinese researchers.
Source: murciasalud.es / Murcia.com