The Ministry of Health (Ssa) confirmed through its social networks to a first death from contagion of coronavirus in Mexico, which remained in the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases.
At 11:46 p.m. on March 18, 2020 the death of a 41-year-old man was confirmed through the health authorities who contracted the virus also called Covid-19.
The Ssa also revealed that the subject started with symptoms on March 9 and the contagion could have exacerbated the problems caused by diabetes, a disease suffered by man.
Nevertheless, the first coronavirus victim attended a massive concert on March 3 in the facilities of the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City, located within the Ciudad Deportiva de la Magdalena Mixhuca.
The band that He gave a concert before about 60 thousand people It was Ghost, led by the Swedish Tobias Forge, also known today as Pope Emeritus IV, lead singer of the band.
For the day of the concert, in Mexico Five cases of coronavirus infection had already been confirmed, through Hugo López-Gatell, Undersecretary for Prevention and Health Promotion..
On February 28, 2020, the first coronavirus infected in Mexico were announced. It was a trio of men who came to Italy for business activities, where they contracted the virus.
For February 29 and March 1 Cases four and five were disclosed; both are women, who decided to repatriate from Milan where they were studying.
In interview for Millennium, the wife of the deceased man assured that his possible contagion could occur in the Palacio de los Deportes, when they attended the Ghost concert. His wife was also present at the concert, according to what he said in the interview.
Even if this data has not been confirmed by the Ministry of Health, the dates could coincide with the incubation period (from 1 to 14 days approximately) and the onset of symptoms (March 9).
According to family members, the death took place between 15:00 and 16:00.
The weekend of March 14 and 15, in addition, the annual event known as the Iberoamerican Festival of Musical Culture Vive Latino was held at the Hermanos Rodríguez Autodrome where bands like Guns ’N Roses, The Rasmus, DLD, 31 Minutes, Disident, among others, appeared.
Through the newspaper The day it was revealed that a 41-year-old man is admitted to the ABC Hospital of Santa Fe for an alleged spread of coronavirus and attended the Vive Latino Festival in Mexico City among more than 40 thousand people who were each day.
During both days of concerts were installed at the entrances of the enclosure temperature meters, as well as increases in health protocols. Among the measures adopted, health messages were transmitted, the supply of antibacterial gel increased and the sale of trays was prohibited and the attendees were recommended not to drink liquids from the same glass or share food.
In Mexico A total of 118 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection have already been reported.. The Ssa also reported that there are a total of 314 suspected cases, while 787 patients were discarded.