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Pemex reports 13 suspected coronavirus cases on Abkatun-A

Campeche, Mexico — Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) reported that on April 11, they carried out 31 medical examinations of Abkatun-A workers, of which 13 were defined as a suspected case of Covid-19. The company says two others were referred to the Ciudad del Carmen General Hospital.

Through a statement, the state production company indicated that two workers were taken for viral isolation to determine if they were positive for coronavirus, noting that they have reinforced sanitation measures applicable to common areas including maintaining a healthy distance.

The company also said that their other offshore platforms, particularly in Zaap-C and MASE 801, health protocols and monitoring of suspected cases of Covid-19 have been increased.

The director of Pemex, Octavio Romero Oropeza, expressed his determination to work in coordination with the Governor of Campeche, Carlos Miguel Aysa González, to maximize the application of prevention protocols and epidemiological care on marine platforms and reduce the risks of infection by COVID-19.