Home Headlines Two people die from heatstroke in Yucatán

Two people die from heatstroke in Yucatán

by Sofia Navarro
0 comment

In Yucatán, the first two deaths from heatstroke have been recorded, a man and a woman, both from Mérida, revealed the federal Ministry of Health. Nationally, heat continues to cause deaths, and so far this year, there have been 152 victims, unfortunate incidents that occurred in 13 states of the country. Nuevo León alone has 72 deaths, followed by Tamaulipas with 25, and Veracruz with 20.

Similarly, there have been nine deaths in Coahuila, six each in Sonora and Tabasco, four in Oaxaca, three in San Luis Potosí, and two each in Quintana Roo and Yucatán. The remaining deaths occurred in Baja California Sur, Campeche, and Sinaloa. It was specified that in Yucatán, the first case was a woman, which occurred on Tuesday the 20th, and the following day, a man died. Both were from Mérida, and the cause of death was heatstroke, victims of the current heatwave affecting the country.

During the current heat season, which began on March 19th, corresponding to epidemiological week number 12 and extending until week 40, a total of 2,454 cases associated with Extreme Natural Temperatures (ENT) have been reported in 24 states, along with 152 deaths, of which 124 are attributed to the third heatwave.

Based on information recorded in the state health services through the Extreme Natural Temperatures Epidemiological Surveillance System of the General Directorate of Epidemiology, in week 26, which encompasses June 25th to July 1st, 907 cases associated with extreme natural temperatures and 40 deaths were reported nationwide, of which 23 are attributed to the third heatwave.

Out of the total cases of health damage due to ENT, 541 were heatstroke cases, 359 were dehydration cases, and seven were sunburn cases. Yucatán ranks ninth in the national table, with 24 cases, of which 21 were heatstroke, two were dehydration, and one was sunburn caused by the sun.

TYT Newsroom

You may also like

Leave a Comment

Our Company

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consect etur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis.


Laest News

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept

Are you sure want to unlock this post?
Unlock left : 0
Are you sure want to cancel subscription?
Update Required Flash plugin