This Tuesday afternoon the Health Secretary (SSa) updated the figures on the progress of the health crisis by COVID-19 in the country. Through the General Directorate of Epidemiology, he shared the Daily Technical Report on Coronavirus in Mexico.
So far, 3 million 956 thousand 372 infections and 298 thousand 944 total deaths have been recorded since the pandemic began in Mexico. In consecuense in the last 24 hours they registered 4 thousand 446 new infections and 125 deaths.
It should be noted that so far in December, the data for this December 28 registered a new record of infections in the last day since so far it is the highest number of infections in Mexico. The last time the country registered more than 4,000 daily infections was on November 23, with 4,287 cases.
There are also registered 579 thousand 544 suspected cases, 7 million 766 thousand 744 negative and 22 thousand 783 estimated active cases.
On the other hand, the The incidence rate of accumulated cases is 3,067.2 per 100,000 inhabitants. The health authorities also pointed out that the distribution by sex in the confirmed cases shows a predominate in women (50.2%), while the median age in general is of infected people is 39 years.
About the distribution of cases accumulated by the country, there are no changes to the last report shared last Monday. The same 10 states continue to present the highest number of accumulated cases to date.
The latest figures registered by the SSa authorities are shared below:
Mexico City (996 thousand 993), Mexico state (382 thousand 615), New Lion (209 thousand 141), Guanajuato (202 thousand 548), Jalisco (165 thousand 672), Tabasco (144 thousand 196), Puebla (126 thousand 455), Veracruz (124 thousand 730), Sonora (122 thousand 691) and San Luis Potosi (107 thousand 609), which together make up 65% of all accumulated cases registered in the country.
Regarding the distribution of estimated infections by age groups, the trend continues. In the last five weeks there has been a higher incidence in cases of people who have between 18 to 29 years, then followed by the group of 30 to 39 years and finally there is the 40 to 49 year old, according to the daily coronavirus report in Mexico.
The technical report also updated the latest number of active infections in the country. Until the information cutoff at 5:00 p.m. this Tuesday, there are 21 thousand 262 active infections with a incidence rate of 16.5 per 100,000 inhabitants; Those people who had a positive result in the detection of the disease and who presented the first symptoms in the last 14 days are considered in such a way, in such a way that the figure corresponds to the people who contracted the disease from 14 to 27 from December.
On the other hand, in relation to the number of deaths confirmed so far, there are 13 thousand 623 suspicious deaths from COVID-19, of which 3 thousand 40 are pending by laboratory Y 10 thousand 583 are in the process of epidemiological association in SISVER.
The hospitalization situation in the country continues without any change compared to yesterday’s report, Monday, December 27. Until now, a general occupation of the 13% and 11% of the use of beds with a fan.
The health authorities specified that until the information cut this afternoon, in the country 57,205 daily doses were applied. Consequently there is a record of 148 million 562 thousand 902 total doses supplied since the start of vaccination campaign in December 2020.
Until now they have registered 81 million 915 thousand 015 people who have already received the medication; 72 million 711 thousand 671 have the complete scheme vaccination (89%) and 9 million 203 thousand 344 with new schemes (eleven%). Regarding the general immunization coverage, 88% of the Mexican population over 18 years of age is covered.
Until now, the health authorities of Mexico ruled out starting the next phase of vaccination in boys and girls under 15 years of age on the recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO), as specified Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion.