Representatives of the federal Ministry of Health (SSa) updated, in a press conference held at 7:00 p.m. in the Treasury Room of the National Palace, the data kept by the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mexico:
- Deaths: 128 thousand 822.
- Accumulated negative cases: 1 million 841 thousand 820.
- Accumulated confirmed cases: 1 million 466 thousand 490.
Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, opened the press conference inviting citizens to consult the lung health exercises after suffering from contagion of coronavirus. He recalled that this Tuesday more vaccines developed by the pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech arrived at the international airports of the City of Mexico and Monterrey, Nuevo León.
In Mexico there are 1 million 113 thousand 137 people recovered from coronavirus, in addition to the fact that there are 68 thousand 767 estimated active cases, those cases that occur in patients through symptoms in the last 14 days. Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 3 million 711 thousand 777 citizens have been subjected to reactive tests to identify the coronavirus.
Coronavirus in Mexico
Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez explained that, this Tuesday, January 5, 4,057 vaccines were applied against the coronavirus in health professionals who fight the pandemic on the front line. The total number of vaccines applied, also up to this day, is 48,236, a figure that will continue to grow as the antidotes arrive in various states of Mexico.
- Vaccines against coronavirus they have also been distributed in Coahuila and Nuevo León.
- Citizenship of Mexico will be invited to be vaccinated, since the application is “voluntary”.
The Undersecretary of Health explained that the Government of Mexico has not had any setbacks in the distribution or application of vaccines against coronavirus, since they are transferred with the support of the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena) and stored in various cold chains provided by health institutes and even some autonomous state universities.
“As mentioned by the president of the republic (Andrés Manuel López Obrador in a morning press conference), the 32 entities of (Mexico) are a priority for the delivery and application of the vaccine against coronavirus. The fact that the vaccines have been applied first in Ciudad de Mexico and Coahuila, as we have already explained, does address epidemiological reasons ”.