EFE.- Mexico on Tuesday reported 12 new deaths and 554 cases of Covid-19 The total is 5,636,054 cases and accumulates 322,119 deaths in totalThe Ministry of Health stated.
After a weekend or holidays (such as Monday), the numbers in Mexico are usually lower due to lags in the data collected.
On February 10, the country reported 927 deaths, the highest number during the current fourth wave, driven by the Omicron variable since December.
With this data, Mexico has become the sixteenth country in the world in terms of the number of confirmed infections It is the fifth in terms of the number of deaths from this cause, after the United States, Brazil, India and Russia, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.
Health authorities recognize that, based on death certificates, the country may be close to 460,000 deaths and estimate that Mexico is already accumulating 591,743 infections.
Among the confirmed infections, 10,847 are activewho had symptoms in the past 14 days and represented 0.2% of the total.
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Moreover, since the beginning of the epidemic 493,754 people have recovered.
The average occupancy of general beds in Mexican hospitals is 7% and intensive care is 5%, with a declining trend.
This Tuesday, this was confirmed by Hugo López Gatell, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health The Covid-19 pandemic in Mexico has reached its lowest level since the start of the health emergency Two years ago.
“All indicators are at their lowest levels since the beginning of the epidemic,” the official said during a morning press conference from the National Palace.
The Undersecretary reports that there have already been eight consecutive weeks of decline in the Covid-19 pandemic.
The authorities also indicated that within the vaccination program, more than 188.89 million doses were given, adding 33,562 during the past day.
The government of Mexico confirms that it is the tenth country that has applied the most doses in absolute numbers.
Of the 126 million people, 85.53 million Mexicans have received at least one dose of the vaccine, with 90% of the population 18 years of age or older having received at least one application.
Meanwhile, 79.55 million people have completed their immunization schedule.
Since the end of December 2020, 224.35 million doses of Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines from the United States have arrived in Mexico; British AstraZeneca, Russian Sputnik V and Chinese CanSino and Sinovac.
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