"Doctors without borders" opened treatment centres COVID-19 in Mexico

International humanitarian organization "Doctors without borders" (MSF) opened a treatment center COVID-19 in the cities of Reynosa and Matamoros in the northeast of Mexico, to avoid overload local health facilities, according to the organization.

"Doctors without borders"/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), in cooperation with the health authorities opened in the cities of Reynosa and Matamoros in the northeast of Mexico treatment centers COVID-19, to avoid overloading local hospitals. Both centres were deployed in the basketball halls in the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas," - said in the message.

It is specified that in the treatment centre COVID-19 in Reynosa-equipped ward for the isolation of the people who were deported from the United States with suspected infection with novel coronavirus infection. "Here, have returned to the country, people will be able to stay in quarantine in a safe environment as long as either our employees will not receive a negative test result patient COVID 19, or until full recovery of the patient. We launched the center in Matamoros for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 in a state of moderate severity, who have no opportunity to isolate themselves at home," explained MSF.

It is noted that in both centres, with 20 beds, there are oxygen concentrators for patients in serious condition. Medical staff "Doctors without borders" will work in centers around the clock.

The first case of infection with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, cause disease COVID-19, was identified in Mexico on February 28. The total number of infected reached 120 102, of which currently suffer 18 416 (-1213 per day). Died from complications of the disease 14 053 people ( 354).

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed almost 7 million infections, more than 400 thousand people died.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.