During the conference the evening of Monday, about the cases of Covid-19 in Mexico, the undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo Lopez-Gatellsaid that the first inhabitants of the country detected with coronavirus “they were located in a segment of the population with resources, with influx economic, which is a demonstrated fact”.
From National PalaceLopez-Gatell said that the spread of the virus started in people who traveled by plane to Europe or United States, “were able to return in airplanes, or private jets and they came infected”; however, he emphasized that “it is not the fault of anyone”.
Given this, he stressed that the priority is the welfare of the vulnerable population, which currently suffers a spike in cases of Covid-19, “in scenarios where resources are more limited.”
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“Our concern now is the welfare of the most vulnerable populations, in particular the rural and the indigenous communities, they are now having a progressive expansion of the epidemic of Covid,” he said.
In addition, he added that there has been a progressive shift in the epidemic from urban areas to rural areas, where for decades there has been a lack in health services.