The Health Secretary reported 221 new deaths from COVID-19 on Monday for a total of 267 thousand 969 deaths, in addition to another four thousand 161 new cases to reach three million 516 thousand 043 infections, during the current third wave of the pandemic in the country.
With these records, Mexico remains the fourth country with the most deaths from COVID-19 behind the United States, Brazil and India, and the fifteenth in number of confirmed infections, according to the Johns Hopkins University count.
Just last Saturday, the country exceeded 3.5 million accumulated cases since the beginning of the pandemic amid the third wave of infections, which has affected the country for three months.
They report that there are approximately 82,203 active cases; that is, those who have presented symptoms during the last 14 days and that account for 2.2 percent of the total.
In addition, since the beginning of the pandemic, two million 865 thousand 218 people have been recovered; likewise, they detail that the average occupancy of general beds is 41% and 37% for intensive therapy beds.
The authorities also indicated that the vaccination program, which includes all those over 18 years of age, accumulates 92.08 million doses of the anticovid vaccine applied, adding 355 thousand 380 in the last day.
The report also specified that about 39.31 million people have completed the vaccination scheme, out of the total 126 million inhabitants that the country has.
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