COVID: Mexico registers 52 new deaths

The Ministry of Health reported this Sunday that 52 new deaths by COVID-19 in Mexico to reach a total of 296 thousand 672 deaths and 855 new infections, to add 3 million 918 thousand 216.

There are 19,160 active infections, which have presented symptoms during the last 14 days and represent 0.5% of the total.

In addition, since the beginning of the pandemic, 3 million 273 thousand 260 people have recovered.

The average overall bed occupancy in Mexican hospitals it stands at 15% and the use of intensive care beds at 12%.

Regarding deaths, Mexico City, the focus of the pandemic, accumulates about 18% of all deaths nationwide.

Just on Tuesday, Mexico finally began to vaccinate with booster doses against COVID-19 to all those over 60 years of age, but the authorities do not provide booster vaccines for the rest of the population for now.

Advances in vaccination against COVID-19

The Ministry of Health detailed that within the vaccination program more than 137 thousand 17 million doses have been applied, adding 340 thousand 364 during the last day.

Of its 126 million inhabitants, 80.39 million adults in the country have at least one dose of the vaccine, that is, 87% of the total population of legal age.

Of that total, 82% (66.15 million) have completed their vaccination schedule.

Since the end of December 2020, 185.9 million vaccine doses have arrived in Mexico from the American companies Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna, the British AstraZeneca, the Russian Sputnik V and the Chinese CanSino and Sinovac.



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