MEXICO CITY, Feb 27 – Mexico reported 783 new COVID-19-related deaths on Saturday, bringing the total death toll to 185,257, just one year since health authorities announced the first case of the disease.
The outbreak that emerged in China at the end of 2019 also left 2,084,128 known infected, 7,246 more than the day before, although the authorities themselves have recognized that the impact of the pandemic is even greater than reported.
Confirmed coronavirus infections have been decreasing steadily in Mexico since the end of January, and currently no state is at the maximum level of epidemic risk, or red traffic light, while the normality of productive and commercial activities is resumed.
Shortly before Christmas, the country became the first in Latin America to start vaccinating its population against the disease caused by the coronavirus. However, according to the portal www.ourworldindata.org, it is one of the lowest doses per 100 inhabitants has administered in the world.
The first case of coronavirus was detected on February 27, 2020, although the Ministry of Health confirmed it a day later along with two more, when it updated the information in its daily conference on COVID-19.
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