Mexico adds 21 new deaths from Covid-19 and 2,301 infections in the last 24 hours

The Ministry of Health reported that the number of deaths due to Covid-19 it amounted to 329,920, after 21 new deaths were registered this Tuesday.

The federal agency reported 2,301 new confirmed cases of coronavirusso the accumulated number of infections since the disease arrived in the country is 7 million 73,203 cases.

In the Daily Technical Report about the progress of Covid-19 At the national level, it is detailed that from September 7 to 20, 9,171 active cases were registered, that is, people who showed symptoms in the last 14 days.

Mexico City, Baja California Sur and San Luis Potosí remain the main states with the highest rate of active cases per 100,000 inhabitants, according to the Ministry of Health.

On the morning of this September 20, the Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, said that the country adds 10 weeks of reduction in the main indicators of the pandemic.

The official highlighted that the occupancy of beds for the general care of patients with Covid-19 stands at 3%, while beds with mechanical ventilators for serious patients remain at 1 percent.

During the morning conference at the National Palace, López-Gatell said that progress has been made in the vaccination of minors against Covid-19 and that between Thursday or Friday of this week, one million 886,400 vaccines will arrive in Mexico through the COVAX mechanism.

The Ministry of Health resumes the weekly reports

Given the constant decline recorded in the main indicators on Covid-19 in Mexico, the Ministry of Health announced that it will stop delivering its Daily Technical Report on cases and deaths and will only offer information on the progress of the pandemic on a weekly basis.

“The COVID-19 Technical Report of the Ministry of Health as of this date will be released on a weekly basis, due to the sustained reduction over the last 10 weeks,” the agency said in a statement.

The health authorities reiterated the need to maintain prevention measures to avoid Covid-19 infections, such as the correct use of face masks where necessary and in accordance with the measures established in each locality, as well as maintaining a healthy distance as possible. , frequent hand washing with soap and water or, where appropriate, application of alcohol-gel and ventilation of spaces.


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