SITUATION REPORT OF COVID 19 IN THE REGION OF MURCIA APRIL 6, 2020
In the Region of Murcia up to the date of the report, 1259 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, 290 cases are admitted to hospitals in the Region, of which 58 are in the ICU.
61% of confirmed patients are in home isolation.
156 patients have been epidemiologically discharged and 59 deaths have occurred.
The diagnostic tests carried out for the detection of coronaviruses have been 9,289. Figure 1 details the number of cases confirmed by COVID-19 in the Region of Murcia from the beginning to April 5, 2020.
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.
Are tests being done to diagnose the infection?
In the current scenario of sustained community transmission, tests have been prioritized for patients hospitalized or with criteria for hospital admission and health and socio-health professionals or other essential services with symptoms, to avoid transmission of the virus in these contexts.
Source: murciasalud.es / Murcia.com