The Ministry of Health reported that Mexico registered this Wednesday 44 thousand 187 new infections of COVID-19, the highest number during the pandemic, for a total of four million 214 thousand 253 cases, in addition to 190 deaths to reach 300 thousand 764 total deaths.
The more than 44,000 infections represent the maximum number of cases after the agency reported 30,671 cases on Saturday and 33,626 on Tuesday, the highest numbers during the pandemic.
Of the number of confirmed cases, there are 222 thousand 221 active, who have presented symptoms during the last 14 days and account for 5% of the total. In addition, since the beginning of the pandemic Three million 373 thousand 393 people have been recovered.
The average occupancy of general beds stands at 24% and the use of intensive therapy beds at 15%.
Unlike other countries, Mexico spent Christmas holidays without restrictions due to the pandemic. And despite the rise in infections, the AMLO government has defended its management of the health crisis and has ruled out a fourth wave of COVID.
The authorities also indicated that within the vaccination program 152.75 million doses have been administered, adding 440,149 during the last day.
Of its 126 million inhabitants, 82.54 million in the country have at least one dose of the vaccine. Meanwhile, 74.5 million have completed their vaccination schedule.