Coronavirus in Mexico: 1,701 deaths were added in one day

Coronavirus in Mexico: 1,701 deaths were added in one day

In the last 24 hours there were 1,701 deaths

José Luis Alomía Zegarra, general director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health, reported that this February 9, day they already add 168,432 deaths confirmed in Mexico due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19). In other words, in the last 24 hours there were 1,701 deaths.

From the National Palace, he pointed out that Mexico City and the State of Mexico are the entities with the highest number of active cases Estimates (with start date of the last 14 days by the positivity index, by entity and epidemiological week). At the national level 66,037 infections of this type are calculated.

In addition, there are more than 2,000 suspicious deaths that could add to the total in the next few hours. They also counted patients 1,511,199 recovered. On the other hand, they are recorded 84,218 people with a complete vaccination schedule (application of two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech antigen).

National level balance (Photo: SSA)

National level balance (Photo: SSA) 

According to the information provided by the public servant, the distribution by sex in confirmed cases shows a predominance in men (50.1%). The overall median age is 43 years.

According to the reference in the accumulation by state, the first 10 entities that accumulate the highest number of cases are: Mexico City, State of Mexico, Guanajuato, Nuevo León, Jalisco, Sonora, Puebla, Coahuila, Tabasco and San Luis Potosí, which together make up about two-thirds (67%) of all accumulated cases registered in the country . Mexico City records most of accumulated cases in the country and represents alone 26% of all registered cases.

The distribution by sex in confirmed deaths shows a prevalence of 63% in men. The median age of the deaths is 64 years. Mexico City alone accumulates 18.5% of all deaths nationwide.

COVID-19 vaccines applied today (Photo: SSA)

COVID-19 vaccines applied today (Photo: SSA) 

Hospital occupation

According to the official, until this Tuesday there is a 48% bed occupancy nationwide (both general care and fan).

Regarding the beds of general hospitalization, He detailed that there are 49% of occupied spaces in the country. The three states that have more than 70% occupancy are:

– Mexico City (79%)

– Morelos (78%)

– State of Mexico (74%)

Likewise, there are seven states with between 69% and 50% occupancy and 22 with less than 50% occupancy. That is, of the 34,954 total beds, 17,927 are available and 17,027 are inhabited.

Hospital beds (Photo: SSA)

Hospital beds (Photo: SSA) 

In the case of beds with ventilation equipmentHe pointed out that only Mexico City has an occupancy greater than 70 percent.

Likewise, there are 28 entities with less than 50% occupancy and three register between 69% and 50% of inhabited beds with ventilators, and they have a downward trend, they are:

– Nuevo Leon (64%)

– State of Mexico (63%)

– Aguascalientes (57%)

Vaccination schedule (Photo: SSA)

Vaccination schedule (Photo: SSA) 

Vaccination advance

Authorities reported that 3,890 doses were applied on February 9. In sum, 724,347 vaccines have been injected to this dayAmong them, 622,672 have been first doses for health personnel and 84,218 second doses.

They indicate that 29 states completed 100% of dose application, that is, there has been a 94% general progress during this first stage.

On the other hand, 766,350 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech have been received, of which 999 (0.13%) have been lost and there are 6,940 reserve doses in the Incan. However, 100% of the first five shipments of the antigen have been applied and of the last one that arrived on January 19, 78 percent have been occupied.

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