Mexico reported 188 new deaths from COVID in the last 24 hours, to reach 294 thousand 903 deaths, and three thousand 088 new infections, for a total of three million 897 thousand 452, as reported this Friday by the Ministry of Health.
The country adds more than 17 consecutive weeks of decline in infections after a third wave that reached its peak in July and August.
Of the number of confirmed cases, there are 21 thousand 757 active, who have presented symptoms during the last 14 days and account for 0.5% of the total.
The average occupancy of general beds stands at 16% and the use of intensive care beds at 13%.
This Friday, the Ministry of Health confirmed the first case in the country of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in a person from South Africa who was admitted to a hospital with symptoms of COVID.
The authorities also indicated that within the vaccination program, which includes all those over 18 years of age, More than 133.7 million doses have been applied, adding 436,098 during the last day.
So far, 77.74 million people over the age of 18 have at least one dose. That is, 85% of the total population of legal age. Of that total, 84% (65.25 million) have received the complete scheme.