This morning, a plane with the airport landed at the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) second batch of Pfizer and BioNTech vaccines to attend the Covid-19.
They arrived in the capital of the country 34,125 doses and to Monterrey, Nuevo León, other 8,775 vaccines to continue with the vaccination day.
The doses were shipped from Puurs, Belgium, and arrived in the country’s capital on a flight from Cincinnati. The DHL company was in charge of the transportation.
Just three days ago, the first batch of anticovid vaccines with three thousand doses landed at the AICM, which have already been applied and now the application of supplies will be extended to medical personnel.
The cargo plane with the second shipment of Pfizer / BioNTech vaccines against the coronavirus arrived this Saturday at Mexico City International Airport #Video: Atenea Campuzano https://t.co/iBFRzmZuk8 pic.twitter.com/JczwkB7GDU
– El Universal (@El_Universal_Mx) December 26, 2020
The first vaccines
On December 23, around 09:00 a.m., a plane with the first batch of Pfizer and BioNTEch vaccines landed in Mexico to treat Covid-19.
On December 24, the first day of vaccination against Covid, was applied to health personnel.
Nurse María Irene Ramirez, head of the intensive care unit at Ruben Leñero Hospital, 59, was the first to volunteer to be vaccinated.
The Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, reported that on the first day of vaccination in the country there were 24 events attributable to vaccination, that is, there were reactions.
Mexico reports one million 372 thousand 243 cases of Covid-19
This Friday, Mexico reported one million 372 thousand confirmed cases of the new coronavirus and 121,837 deaths from the virus.
These data represent an increase of 9,679 cases of Covid-19 and 665 deaths compared to the previous day’s report.
With these figures, Mexico remains the fourth country in the world with the most deaths from the pandemic, followed by United States, Brazil and India, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.