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If it is not essential, do not leave your city: Secretariat of Health (SSa) of Baja California

Tijuana is currently the municipality with highest number of active COVID-19 cases in the state

Most of these cases, 295, are located in Tijuana, while Mexicali concentrates 274, Ensenada 166, Tecate 34, Rosarito 31, San Quintin 17, and San Felipe six. In view of this, the Secretary of Health, Alonso Pérez Rico, asked the population to reduce their mobility, to do only essential activities, and to avoid traveling to other cities.

"Today Tijuana has 295 active cases, if I am from Rosarito and I have 31 active cases, and I say: well then I am going to go to Tijuana. Is it indispensable for you to go to the city of Tijuana if you are from Rosarito?", he commented.

According to the report of the head of this agency, from yesterday to today 147 new cases of coronavirus were reported in the state, of which 57 belong to Tijuana, 34 to Mexicali, 28 to Ensenada, 16 to San Quintin, seven to Tecate and five to Rosarito.

It is worth mentioning that the last seven deaths that were registered correspond to two on August 4, three on August 6 and two on August 9. With these figures, Baja California has accumulated 53 thousand 730 COVID-19 infections and 8 thousand 859 deaths.

Currently Tijuana is the municipality where the virus is being transmitted the fastest, with an Effective Reproduction Rate of 1.41, while in Ensenada it is 1.32, in Mexicali 1.09, in Tecate 1.07, in Rosarito 0.99, in San Quintin 0.75 and in San Felipe 0.41.

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