Covid-19 in Mexico: SSA reports 49 new deaths and 1,191 confirmed cases in the last 24 hours

The Ministry of Health reported this Sunday 1,191 new infections of Covid-19 in Mexico and 49 deaths from this disease, recorded in the last 24 hours.

In the daily technical report on the progress of the coronavirus pandemic In the country, it was detailed that the official number of deaths amounted to 321,103, while the accumulated number of 5 million 606,827 confirmed cases.

Federal health authorities estimate that in Mexico there are around 20,750 active cases of Covid-19, that is, people who have presented symptoms in the last 14 days.

The states with the highest rate of active cases per 100,000 inhabitants are:

  • Baja California Sur
  • Mexico City
  • Aguascalientes
  • Tlaxcala
  • Colima
  • Veracruz
  • Queretaro
  • Puebla
  • Sinaloa
  • Sonora

Regarding hospital capacity, general beds have an occupancy of 9%, while beds with ventilators for the care of seriously ill patients with Covid-19 register an occupation of 7%, in both cases, one percentage point less than what was reported yesterday.

Given the reduction in infections, the Ministry of Health of Mexico City announced this March 13 that it would soon close the six macro Covid testing kiosks that still operated in some city halls of the capital.

The capital dependency detailed that people who need a free Covid-19 detection test must go to one of the 117 health centers in the capital.

Vaccination against Covid-19 advances in Mexico

At the cutoff of Saturday, March 12, the federal Ministry of Health detailed that 261,237 vaccines against the coronavirus were applied, to register a total of 186,402,474 doses supplied nationwide since the vaccination plan against Covid-19 began.

The federal government highlighted that of the 85 million 425,608 people inoculated against the coronavirus, 79 million 374,458 people have a complete scheme.

The Government of Mexico City announced that on Wednesday, March 16 and Thursday, March 17, it will apply the vaccine against Covid-19 for lagging people who do not have their first or second dose.

Eduardo Clark, director of Digital Government of the Digital Agency for Public Innovation, detailed last Friday that the locations where vaccines will be supplied to people who are behind are:

CENCIS Marina, in the Coyoacán mayor’s office

  • First and second dose to young people from 15 to 17 years old.
  • First and second dose to young people aged 12 and 13 with comorbidities.
  • Second doses of Pfizer, Snovac and AstraZeneca.

Weapons room, in the Iztacalco mayor’s office

  • First dose for those over 18 years of age.
  • Second dose for those over 18 years of age with the Sputnik V vaccine.
  • I reinforce people aged 18 and over with Sputnik V.

The opening hours at the vaccination centers will be from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


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