Mexico.- Covid-19 infections in Mexico already add up to 3 million 506 thousand 743, by adding the 12 thousand 511 infections in the last update of the pandemic of the Health Secretary, in the middle of the third wave.
Likewise, the Ministry of Health reported 675 new deaths due to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, taking a total of 267,524 people in Mexican territory, when a “catastrophic” scenario had been anticipated at the beginning of the pandemic. reach 50 thousand deaths.
With these records, Mexico It remains the fourth country with the most deaths from covid-19 behind the United States, Brazil and India, and the fifteenth in number of confirmed infections, according to the Johns Hopkins University count.
Mexico is experiencing a third wave of infections caused by the delta variant for about three months.
But the Government asserted this week that the country spun four consecutive weeks with an accelerated reduction of estimated positive cases of covid-19.
The health authorities recognize that, based on the death certificates, the pandemic would be around 400 thousand deaths in the country.
It also estimates that the total number of active is 99 thousand 784, that is, they have presented symptoms during the last 14 days.
Vaccination plan continues
The authorities also presumed that the vaccination program, which includes all those over 18 years of age, has exceeded 90 million doses applied.
Of these, almost 40 million people have completed the vaccination scheme, out of the total 126 million inhabitants that the country has.
On Thursday, Mexico received 228,150 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and 1,293,600 doses of AstraZeneca. 585,000 doses of Pfizer arrived on Wednesday.
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Since the end of December 2020, the country has received 106.38 million doses of the Anglo-Swedish vaccines AstraZeneca, the Russian Sputnik V, the American Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna, in addition to the Chinese CanSino and Sinovac.
With information from EFE.