The Ministry of Health (Ssa) reported that so far 67 thousand 781 deaths from COVID-19 have been recorded, 223 more than those reported this Sunday.
The Director General of Epidemiology, José Luis Alomía indicated that so far 1 million 435 thousand 703 people have been studied to see if they have the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Of these, 719 thousand 981 have been negative, 78 thousand 213 remain in suspect status, 637 thousand 509 have been confirmed results.
About the people who have been infected in the last 14 days, which are the estimated active cases, 38,393 are counted and so far 446,715 people have recovered from COVID-19. Of the 30,993 beds to care for COVID-19 patients, 20,763 are available and 10,230 are occupied. The states with the highest occupation are Colima, Nuevo León and Nayarit.
Of the 10,210 beds with a fan in the country, 7,374 are available and 2,836 are occupied. Alomía indicated that the occupation in this type of beds is decreasing although Mexico City, Nuevo León and Aguascalientes concentrate the highest occupation.
The Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, reiterated that at no time was it said that the epidemic would end in April, “we always said it would be long,” he said.
The Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, reported that following the instruction of President López Obrador, a person in charge of the COVID vaccine initiative was established.
In order to guarantee that the procedures are rigorous and expeditious. The working group is made up of Conacyt, the coordinator of the Health institutes, the secretary of the General Health Council, Cofepris, the Chancellery, the Ministry of Economy, Birmex, IMSS and Social Communication of the Presidency and in the future the Treasury will join.