Emergencies decrease 40 percent during Holy Week: Red Cross Toluca


By CAPosts 06 April, 2021 - 01:12pm 26 views

During the Easter weekend, the Toluca Delegation Red Cross Relief Coordination attended 50 services in the capital of Mexico and part of its surroundings , which represents a decrease of 40 percent in relation to the same period last year; Most of the cases were road accidents, reported Ángel Zuñiga Hernández, local relief coordinator.

© Provided by Milenio "Thursday was the busiest we had because there were walkers."

The coordinator acknowledged that, compared to the year Previously, they registered a drop in services of up to 40 percent, this due to the fact that despite the fact that the covid-19 virus was already a reality in the Mexican entity, at Easter 2020 there was more influx of walkers . "The previous year there was a lot of movement and I think that was when it spread the most . The statistics show a decrease in Toluca of at least 40 or 45 percent, approximately."

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Zuñiga Hernández specified that From Thursday to Monday morning, the Toluca coordination attended 50 emergency services, with Thursday being the busiest day for Emergency Medical Technicians . "Thursday was the busiest that we had because walkers go out, because as the city of Toluca is passing through and that is why there was a lot of road chaos."

The most intense vehicular activity was detected on highways such as Mexico - Toluca, Toluca - Atlacomulco, Tenango - Ixtapan and Toluca - Valle de Bravo.

He explained that most of the services were due to road accidents ; however, they were not of greater severity, although they detected that the majority of assistants were from food distributors who travel by motorcycle. "Right now there are already a lot of food delivery men on motorcycles and their work somehow demands time and that is what we have had the most, falls of delivery men on motorcycles."


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