The first case of indoor pollution of delta variable It was confirmed in Santa Catarina. After genetic mapping ordered by the Joinville Department of Health, the result came out and testified to the original contamination status of the delta variant of Covid-19 in the city.
Aboriginal contamination is that which has been confirmed in a person who has no recent record of Displacement to sites where the disease is already colonizing.
The confirmed case of a 55-year-old man, a resident of the southern district of the city, had a confirmed case of Covid-19, had a general clinical exacerbation and died on 9 July.
With this confirmation, health monitoring professionals launched an epidemiological investigation, with the aim of identifying people who had contact with the infected man and who showed some symptoms of Covid-19.
“It is important to emphasize that immunization care, protective mask use, separation and constant hand hygiene remain our main defense mechanisms against Covid-19,” highlights Jean Rodríguez da Silva, Joinville Minister of Health.
Ministry of Health alert
After the emergence of delta variant cases in the country, the Ministry of Health issued an alert directing states and municipalities to expand genetic sequencing (a procedure that allows finding variants of the novel coronavirus among infected people).
In addition, it is also recommended to report cases immediately, isolate those infected, and adopt preventive measures in areas where variable patients have been found.
Global concern about the delta variant of the coronavirus appears increasingly well-founded. CDC Report (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) published by the American press indicated that the Indian strain can cause more serious diseases.
Plus, it’s as contagious as chickenpox, and it spreads faster than the common cold, seasonal flu, measles, and Ebola.
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