The federal government of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas mentioned this Sunday that it detected the first case of the British strain of the coronavirus in a global traveler who arrived in that area on a flight from Mexico Metropolis.
« A 56-year-old man who arrived in Matamoros, from Mexico Metropolis, was recognized, being confirmed to Covid-19, » the native Well being Secretariat mentioned in a press release.
« The end result was optimistic for the new variant of SARS-CoV-2, which appeared for the first time in mid-September in the United Kingdom and which has develop into the predominant variant in that nation, » he added.
The company mentioned that it adopted up with vacationers and flight crew, « the processed samples being adverse. »
This mutation of the virus, which specialists say is extra contagious, prompted a number of nations to impose journey restrictions with the United Kingdom in current days.
Mexico has registered an acceleration in coronavirus infections in current weeks, which has elevated the quantity of hospitalizations.
Simply on Saturday the document for infections in a single day was damaged with 16,105 circumstances.
The nation registers a cumulative complete of 1,524,036 confirmed circumstances of the illness and 133,204 deaths.