Arturo Sánchez Jimenez
La Jornada newspaper
Sunday, November 7, 2021, p. 8
To date, 74 million 874 thousand 219 people have been immunized against Covid-19 in Mexico, of which 83 percent have a complete scheme, that is, 61 million 913 thousand 356, and 17 percent, which is equivalent to 12 million 960,863, is waiting for his second dose.
This means that 84 percent of the population over 18 years of age has received at least one vaccine, according to the daily report issued yesterday by the Ministry of Health.
The agency reported that in 24 hours there were 3,574 new cases of Covid-19 and 261 deaths from the disease. With this, 3 million 825 thousand 404 cases have been accumulated since the pandemic began and 289 thousand 674 deaths.
As part of the National Vaccination Strategy, 506,522 biologicals were applied on Friday, for a total of 127 million 930 thousand 381 doses supplied since December 24.
On Friday, 811 thousand AstraZeneca vaccines packaged were released at the Liomont plant, in the state of Mexico, with which the country received 3.845 thousand 980 vaccines this week.
Since December 23 and to date, 157 million 126 thousand 25 doses of seven pharmaceutical companies have been available: Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sputnik V, CanSino, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna.
In the network of public hospitals 3 million 187 thousand 604 people have been recovered. Regarding the evolution of the pandemic, 23,850 presented signs and symptoms in the last 14 days, they are considered active cases and represent 0.6 percent of the total registered during the pandemic.
Thus, epidemiological week 42 closes with 15 percent fewer estimated cases compared to the previous one.
The national hospital network reports an 87 percent decrease in demand for beds, compared to the maximum recorded in the second wave of infections in January. In the last 24 hours, the occupancy of general beds decreased one point to stand at 18 percent and that of beds with a fan remains at 16 percent.