Five more deaths from heat stroke are reported during September

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Since last March, 392 deaths and 4,174 cases associated with extreme natural temperatures have been recorded in the country.

The latest report from the General Directorate of Epidemiology (DGE) as of September 23, reported that 92.9% of deaths; That is, 364 occurred due to heat stroke and 7.1% due to dehydration.

Colima remains the only state that has not reported any deaths, nor has it reported cases.

With the highest number of deaths as a result of the heat were: Nuevo León, with 102; Sonora, with 91; Baja California, with 54; as well as Tamaulipas and Veracruz, with 31.

It should be noted that during epidemiological week number 38, which ran from September 17 to 23, 5 deaths were reported nationwide and 50 cases associated with extreme natural temperatures, which represented a 36.7% reduction compared to the previous week.

With 30%, Sonora reported the majority of cases where dehydration was the condition that occurred most frequently.

You can also read: What is heat stroke, what are the symptoms, what to do when you get it?


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