After meeting with Claudia Sheinbaum, head of government in the country’s capital, and members of Federal Health, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced one day the application of vaccines to health personnel that will be in Mexico City and Coahuila.
The second day of application to those in the first line of care against the pandemic was scheduled for this Monday, December 28, but the president informed that the vaccination will be this Sunday 27.
In a Twitter post, López Obrador reported that the possibility of expanding beds, equipment and more health personnel to attend the emergency in Mexico City was also evaluated, which is at a red traffic light with maximum risk of contagion.
“We we met with the head of government and members of the federal health sector. We evaluate the plan expansion of beds, equipment and doctors for the city and other entities, as well as the second delivery of vaccines and application starting tomorrow to the medical personnel who treat COVID”Was the brief message from the president.
From the three photos shared, it can be seen that the meeting was in the National Palace. Claudia Sheinbaum, Jorge Alcocer, health Secretary. In addition to the secretaries of Defense and Navy, Luis Cresencio Sandoval and Rafael Ojeda, respectively.
Precisely, This saturday the second batch arrived of 42,900 new doses of Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine. A shipment of 34,125 vaccines landed in Mexico City and the remaining 8,775 in Nuevo León, whose application destination will be Coahuila. The antidote arrived by air from Pfizer’s plant in Puurs, Belgium.
For its part, the Ministry of Health reported that, until this December 26, They have registered 1,377,217 accumulated contagion cases of COVID-19. In addition, since the beginning of the pandemic, Mexico has suffered 122,026 deaths.
The above represents that there was an increase in 4,974 infected in the last 24 hours, as well as 189 deaths. It is worth mentioning that these figures are considerably smaller to those reported in recent weeks.
Until this Saturday we have estimates 61,881 active cases of the illness; that is, patients who began with coronavirus symptoms in the last 14 days (December 13 to 26)
The entities with the highest number of active COVID-19 cases are Mexico City, State of Mexico, Guanajuato, Nuevo León, Jalisco, Tabasco, Coahuila, Querétaro, Puebla and Hidalgo, which as a whole concentrate more than two thirds (83%) of active cases in the country.
In the center of the republic that includes CDMX and EDOMÉX, the situation is critical, hence are the entities with the highest percentage of beds that are being used, with 86 and 78%, respectively. At the national level there are 29,480 general beds, of which 14,036 (48%) are already occupied and 15,444 (52%) available.
Was last December 18 when Alfredo del Mazo, governor of the State of Mexico and Claudia Sheinbaum, announced a return to the red light until next January 10, 2021. Well, a outbreak of infections in the metropolitan area.
The vaccination day in the country began this December 24 in Mexico City, State of Mexico and Querétaro. The doses were applied to more than 2,900 health workers who are on the first line of care for COVID-19.
María Irene Ramírez, head of nursing at the Intensive Care Unit of the Rubén Leñero Hospital, was the first person to receive the coronavirus vaccine in the country.
As part of the emerging care in Mexico City, Health personnel from the Mexican Institute of Social Security arrived from Aguascalientes, Baja California Sur, Colima, Coahuila, Chiapas, Chihuahua and Durango.
They also attended the personal call from Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, Yucatán and Zacatecas. This plan has been called “Operation Chapultepec”.
Currently, Mexico continues as the fourth country in the world with the most deaths because of the coronavirus only below the United States, Brazil and India, and the thirteenth in number of infections, according to the latest update from Johns Hopkins University.
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