Coronavirus in Mexico: 9,679 new infections and 665 deaths were registered

Members of a family from Monterrey, Nuevo León, dine on Christmas Eve, as the coronavirus outbreak continues (Photo: Reuters)
Members of a family from Monterrey, Nuevo León, dine on Christmas Eve, as the coronavirus outbreak continues (Photo: Reuters)

The Ministry of Health (In) reported that, until this Friday December 25th, They have registered 1,372,243 accumulated contagion cases coronavirus (COVID-19). Furthermore, since the beginning of the epidemic, Mexico has suffered 121,837 deaths.

The above represents that there was an increase in 9,679 infected in the last 24 hours, as well as 665 deaths. Likewise, in the country there are 1,726,810 negative cases and a total of 3,506,836 people studied from the first case.

It is worth mentioning that, due to Christmas, the evening conference on the advance of SARS-CoV-2 was not held at the National Palace on this day. However, through the official account of the Ssa it was reported that as of today there are estimates 66,196 active cases of the illness; that is, patients who began with coronavirus symptoms in the last 14 days (December 12 to 25).

The official account of the Ssa reported that as of today there are estimated 66,196 active cases of the disease (Screenshot)
The official account of the Ssa reported that as of today there are estimated 66,196 active cases of the disease (Screenshot)

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.

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.

The entities with the highest number of active cases of COVID-19 are Mexico City, State of Mexico and Guanajuato (Screenshot)
The entities with the highest number of active cases of COVID-19 are Mexico City, State of Mexico and Guanajuato (Screenshot)

At International panorama, there is a total of 78,194,947 confirmed cases Worldwide. Of those, they are 8,819,341 (11%) confirmed cases in the last 14 days.

The overall fatality rate remains at 2.2%, and the active pandemic focuses on Latin America with 323,507 cases, or 49.4 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.

More vaccines will arrive

A nurse prepares a dose of the Pfizer / BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at the General Hospital of Mexico (Photo: Reuters)
A nurse prepares a dose of the Pfizer / BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at the General Hospital of Mexico (Photo: Reuters)

This Saturday a second shipment with 42,900 doses of the vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech against COVID-19. This was stated by the Secretary of Foreign Relations (SRE), Marcelo Ebrard, through their social networks.

He explained that this Friday the doses of the vaccine were already flying from Belgium to Mexico and that his arrival will be in Mexico City and Monterrey.

Already in flight 42,900 vaccines from the Pfizer plant in Puurs, Belgium. DHL in charge of transport and distribution. Airports in Mexico City and Monterrey will be the arrival points tomorrow. Vaccination plan of the Ministry of Health continues its course

The vaccination strategy against COVID-19 in Mexico began on December 24 and despite the fact that the doses that were applied in this first instance were few (2,975), Ebrad explained that the arrival of the antidotes will go growing gradually, and even indicated the advance of the other antidotes that are being developed around the world.

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