COVID: Increase in daily cases continues in Mexico, with 25,821 infections

The Ministry of Health reported this Thursday 25 thousand 821 new infections of COVID-19 in Mexico for a total of four million 055 thousand 095 cases, in addition to 128 deaths to reach 299 thousand 933 total deaths.

The number of reported infections are the highest number of confirmed cases in one day since August 18, 2021, when the country registered a historical record of daily infections, with 28,953 new cases, the same day in which it reached the highest number of deaths in the third wave, with 940, with which it exceeded 250,000 deaths.

From the number of cases, there are 103 thousand 806 active, who have presented symptoms during the last 14 days and account for 2.4% of the total. What’s more, Since the beginning of the pandemic, three million 325 thousand 558 people have recovered.

The average occupancy of general beds stands at 19% and the use of intensive care beds at 12%.

Mexico detected the first person infected with the omicron variant on December 3 and since then there have been more than 40 cases confirmed by the state governments of Mexico City, the State of Mexico, Nuevo León and Sinaloa.


The authorities also indicated that within the vaccination program 150.18 million doses have been applied, adding 450,935 during the last day.

Of its 126 million inhabitants, 82.15 million in the country have at least one dose of the vaccine. Meanwhile, 73.34 million have completed their vaccination schedule.



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