Mexico.- This Tuesday the undersecretary of Prevention and health promotion, Hugo Lopez Gatell He assured that after the return to face-to-face classes in Mexico there has not been a significant rebound in Covid-19 infections in minors.
At a press conference, the Health official explained that 9,941 cases of Coronavirus have been reported throughout the country in minors between 5 and 17 years of age since the 2021-2022 school year began for students on August 30.
“It is not shown that there is an increase in cases in minors. Despite the fact that it has been two weeks since the schools were opened, on August 30, the epidemic in minors has not rebounded, in general. it is going down, but the specific group of minors does not see any indication that it is rebounding “, the official mentioned.
López Gatell explained that of the total number of cases in Mexico, “less than 10 percent were registered in minors,” and of these cases presented, more than 95% in general are mild cases.
For her part, the head of the Ministry of Education (SEP), Delfina Gómez reported that this return to classes has shown good results, since there has been an increase in the number of students who have resumed face-to-face classes, since this week 13 million 263 thousand students were registered, more than half a million than last week, which counted 12 million 639 students.}
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“These data indicate to us or give us the opportunity to reflect that we have been increasing in regard to this re-entry and I celebrate it a lot. I thank all those who have made it possible for this to be achieved, precisely”, manifested.