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Sixth wave of COVID: Mexico has the week with the highest number of deaths

In the past seven days, Mexico recorded 30,952 new cases and 272 deaths from COVID-19. This is the highest number of deaths since December, the month the health ministry announced a sixth wave of infections.

Mexico freezes, as of this Tuesday, January 17, according to the agency’s weekly technical report 7 lakh 315 thousand 454 positive cases and 331 thousand 605 deaths due to virus.

loss Estimated Active Cases of COVID they lackedTo date they detected 36,276, a decrease of 1,457 infections compared to last week, mainly found in the following entities: Mexico City, Aguascalientes, Colima, Querétaro, Nayarit, San Luis Potosí, Tlaxcala, Morelos, Zacatecas and Baja California Sur.

Active cases are considered positive in which symptoms started in the last 14 daysThis makes it possible to identify where there is greater viral activity and increased transmission of the virus.

With respect to confirmed COVID cases accumulated by state, the first 10 entities that accumulate the most number of cases are: Mexico City, State of Mexico, Nuevo León, Guanajuato, Jalisco, San Luis Potosí, Veracruz, Tabasco, Puebla and Sonora, Which together make up 64 per cent of all the accumulated cases registered in the country.

Hospitalized for COVID in Mexico

Nationally, the number of hospitalized Covid cases increased from 7 to 8 percent in the past week, according to Salud, while the number of beds with fans increased from 2 to 3 percent.

However, and despite the fact that the country accumulates 12 weeks with increasing infections, Dr. Hugo López-Gatell said in a press conference on Tuesday, January 17, that the situation is “mild” due to vaccination.

Despite the fact that Mexico reports its week with the highest number of deaths from COVID since at least September, López-Gatell said these are “practically minimal” compared to previous waves of infections.

Does covid leave CDMX? Active cases have declined for the second consecutive week

Mexico City had 10,722 active Covid cases last week, increasing to 9,466, a decrease of 1,256.

Is It is the second week that active cases have decreased in the country’s capital.While in the State of Mexico there was also a drop in infections from 4,360 to 4,090.

However, active cases in the nation’s capital and the State of Mexico still represent One third of the national total.

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