Different media reported that last night, January 1, he passed away Enrique Vargas Yáñez, president of the Municipal Committee of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in Naucalpan. The news was announced by the president of said party in the State of Mexico, Alejandra del Moral, this same morning.
Today, the Twitter account of the tricolor in the State of Mexico also regretted the decline of Vargas Yanez and they stood in solidarity with the politician’s family and friends for these difficult moments that are happening.
We mourn the death of our friend and President of the Municipal Committee of Naucalpan, Enrique Vargas Yáñez, we unite ourselves to the grief that besets family and friends. #RIP pic.twitter.com/r5yMYEIZln
– PRI State of Mexico (@PRI_EDOMEX) January 2, 2021
In the same way, the Secretary General of the Government of the State of Mexico, Ernesto Nemer, regretted the news through his official social networks:
My condolences to the family of Enrique Vargas Yáñez, who was President of the Municipal Committee of the #PRI in Naucalpan. Brotherly embrace
– Ernesto Nemer (@ErnestoNemer) January 2, 2021
Likewise, the mayor of Huixquilucan, Enrique Vargas del Villar, sent his condolences through the same route and wished the family of Enrique Vargas Yáñez.
Rest in peace. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/ERhyK3BtjG
– Enrique Vargas Del Villar (@EnriqueVargasdV) January 2, 2021
According to La Jornada, Vargas Yáñez would have died of COVID-19, just a few months after receiving the position of president of the Municipal Committee of the PRI in Naucalpan by the president of the State Steering Committee, Alejandra del Moral . He is not the only one since the death of Juan Nute Palma, president of the Municipal Committee of the tricolor in Zinacantepec, was also reported.
The Municipal Committee of the PRI in Zinacantepec dismisses Professor Juan Nute Palma, our President of the Municipal Committee, with deep sadness and pain.
In this difficult time, our prayers and thoughts will always accompany you.
– Municipal Committee PRI Zinacantepec (@ComiteZ) January 2, 2021
Mexico begins 2021 with more than 11 thousand infections by COVID-19
The Mexican government reported on the first day of the year 11,091 new cases of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and 700 deaths from covid-19, reaching a total of 1,437,185 infections and 126,507 deaths. These figures imply an incidence rate of 1,124.6 accumulated infections per 100,000 inhabitants, the Ministry of Health (SSa) indicated this Friday in its daily technical statement.
With this outlook, Mexico begins 2021 as the fourth country in the world with the most deaths from the pandemic, only below the United States, Brazil and India, according to the Johns Hopkins University count. In addition, according to this same institution, Mexico is the thirteenth country in the world in terms of number of infections.
The country also occupies the thirteenth position in deaths in proportion to its population, having more than 900 per million inhabitants. By state, Mexico City concentrates almost a quarter of the total accumulated cases, 23% of the total, said the SSa. The country’s capital also accounts for almost one in five deaths from covid-19, the agency detailed.
The Ministry of Health has recognized that Mexico is experiencing “a second peak” of the pandemic due to the winter season, as reflected in hospital saturation. At the national level, Mexico City is in a risk zone with 87% of its general beds occupied, the State of Mexico with 82%, Guanajuato with 73% and Nuevo León with 71%. In beds with a fan or intensive, the State of Mexico leads with 81% occupancy and then Mexico City with 79%.
With information from EFE
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