Coronavirus in Mexico: 4,974 new infections and 189 deaths were registered

Wendolin García, who recovered from COVID-19 and lost four family members to the disease, watches a video with photos of his deceased partner on a mobile phone, at his home in (Photo: Reuters)
Wendolin García, who recovered from COVID-19 and lost four family members to the disease, watches a video with photos of his deceased partner on a mobile phone, at his home in (Photo: Reuters)

The Ministry of Health (In) reported that, until this Saturday 26 December, They have registered 1,377,217 accumulated contagion cases coronavirus (COVID-19). Furthermore, since the beginning of the epidemic, 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.

Likewise, the country has a million 732 thousand 238 accumulated negative cases and a total of 3 million 511 thousand 534 people studied from the first case.

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It should be mentioned that, due to the Christmas holidays, this day the evening conference on the advance of SARS-CoV-2 was not held at the National Palace. However, through the official account of the Ssa it was reported that as of today there are 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.

Refering to hospital occupancy and availability At the national level, the last update made by the IRAG Network (December 24) reported that there are 29,480 general beds, of which 14,036 (48%) are already occupied and 15,444 (52%) available. In this area, the Mexico City and the State of Mexico son the entities with the highest percentage of beds that are being used, with 86 and 78%, respectively.

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While of the 10,275 beds with fans, 4,256 (41%) are busy and 6,019 (59%) available. Here the Mexico City and Baja California appear as the states with the highest occupancy rate, with 79 and 71%, respectively.

At International panorama, there is a total of 78 million 604 thousand 532 Confirmed cases Worldwide. Of those, they are 8,564,336 (11%) confirmed cases in the last 14 days.

The overall fatality rate remains at 2.2%, and the active pandemic is again concentrated in Europe with 195,764 cases, or the 48.8 percent.

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.

Reduction of contagions stands out

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The Head of Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, highlighted in his Twitter account that in the last hours a significant decrease in infections of COVID-19, for which he thanked citizens for their collaboration with the recommendation of decrease in mobility.

However, he reiterated the call to stay at home and not go out unless necessary and always following the health recommendations: face mask, antibacterial gel and healthy distance.

Likewise, the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador He met this afternoon with the Head of Government and members of the health sector to evaluate the plan to expand beds and medical personnel in Mexico City to attend the pandemic.

AMLO in a meeting with the head of government and members of the federal health sector to evaluate the plan to expand beds, equipment and doctors for CDMX (Photo: Twitter / opezobrador_)
AMLO in a meeting with the head of government and members of the federal health sector to evaluate the plan to expand beds, equipment and doctors for CDMX (Photo: Twitter / opezobrador_)

On Twitter, the president indicated that there was also talk about the expansion of equipment and medical personnel for other entities, as well as the second vaccine delivery against Covid-19.

We evaluate the plan to expand 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 attend Covid

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