Baby of eight months gives positive COVID-19 in Chiapas



Tuxtla Gutiérrez.- The Secretary of Health of Chiapas reported two new cases of COVID-19, one of them is a baby of eight months old.

He added that with these patients, the state reached a total of 28 people infected with the disease.

The holder of the state agency, Jose Manuel Cruz Castellanos, explained that one of the cases corresponds to a man of 42 years age with domicile in the municipality of Independence, who is a contact of patient who died yesterday.

He pointed out that this man remains under home isolation as symptoms.

On the other hand, the second new case is a child eight months of age, who had contact with a man hospitalized in the Clinic of Respiratory Diseases, identified as his grandfather.

Despite the positive diagnosis of the viral disease, the infant remains asymptomatic up to this point and is guarded by two pediatricians pulmonologists.