Coronavirus in Mexico: 6,217 new infections and 400 deaths were registered

Mexico presents a second outbreak of the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus (Photo: Reuters / Edgard Garrido)
Mexico presents a second outbreak of the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus (Photo: Reuters / Edgard Garrido)

The coronavirus epidemic in the country continues active, according to the daily technical statement prepared by the Ministry of Health, until this Sunday, December 27, they were counted 1,383,434 accumulated positive cases and 122,426 deaths from COVID-19 in Mexico.

However, in the last 24 hours, the health agency registered 6,217 infections and 400 deaths by the disease caused by the SARS-COV-2 virus.

Meanwhile, 1,740,187 negative infections were reported, 399,138 total suspects and 3,522,759 people studied since viral transmission began in the country.

The SSa reported that there are 1,383,434 accumulated positive cases and 122,456 deaths from coronavirus in Mexico (Photo: SSa)
The SSa reported that there are 1,383,434 accumulated positive cases and 122,456 deaths from coronavirus in Mexico (Photo: SSa)

It should be noted that from December 25 to 27, the evening conference was not held to inform the data of the epidemic in the country. According to the Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo Lopez-Gatell, this event will resume next Monday 28.

Regarding the distribution by sex in confirmed cases, a predominance in men (51%) has been observed. The overall median age is 43 years.

On the other hand, Mexico City, with 314,260 accumulated infections, is positioned at the head in the list by residence entity. They follow: Mexico state, with 141,115; New Lion, with 80,743; Guanajuato, with 80,583; Jalisco, with 50,529; Sonora, with 50,345; Coahuila, with 48,364; Puebla, with 45,763; Tabasco, with 43,325; and Veracruz, with 42,443.

These states make up about two-thirds (65%) of all cases registered in the country since the viral transmission began.

The three states with the most accumulated cases of COVID-19 are Mexico City, the State of Mexico and Nuevo León (Photo: SSa)
The three states with the most accumulated cases of COVID-19 are Mexico City, the State of Mexico and Nuevo León (Photo: SSa)

Regarding people who have presented symptoms in the last 14 days, the SSa reported a total of 59,944; being Mexico City, State of Mexico, Nuevo León, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Tabasco, Querétaro, Coahuila and Puebla the entities that concentrate 82% at the national level.

While, It is estimated that 1,564,284 people have been infected with the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Likewise, it is relevant that 1,038,766 patients have been discharged.

Mexico City also ranks first in positive deaths to COVID-19, with 20,927. Then comes the State of Mexico (13,903), Veracruz (6,144), Jalisco (7,757), Puebla (5,621), Baja California (5,225), Guanajuato (5,100), Nuevo León (5,059), Chihuahua (4,438) and Sinaloa ( 4,184).

The SSa estimates that 1,564,284 people have suffered from the COVID-19 disease since viral transmission began in Mexico (Photo: SSa)
The SSa estimates that 1,564,284 people have suffered from the COVID-19 disease since viral transmission began in Mexico (Photo: SSa)

According to the health authorities, This rebound in cases responds to the arrival of the winter season, a situation that has had a direct impact on the beds available to care for patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

At the conclusion of the National Healthy Distance Day, the Mexican government implemented the epidemiological coronavirus semaphore, a tool to respond to the health emergency.

The colors red, orange, yellow and green indicate the level of contagion risk present in the entity, a situation that state governments decide based on their indicators.

Medical personnel on the front line of "battle" against COVID-19 will be the first to receive the vaccine (Photo: Reuters / Edgard Garrido)
Medical personnel on the front lines of the “battle” against COVID-19 will be the first to receive the vaccine (Photo: Reuters / Edgard Garrido)

During these last weeks, the governors of the State of Mexico, Morelos, Guanajuato, Mexico City and Baja California established a red traffic light for coronavirus in their territories. This provision supposes the closure of non-essential activities, leaving only the health and construction sectors and those necessary for the functioning of the economy to function.

Last Friday, December 18, Claudia Sheinbaum, head of government of Mexico City, and Alfredo del Mazo, governor of Edomex, announced that their entities would return to the maximum risk level for coronavirus.

The increase in hospital occupancy in the capital of the country, and its consequent expansion to the metropolitan area, warning lights were lit in the Metropolitan Area of ​​the Valley of Mexico (ZMVM).

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