Deputy Minister of Health of the Mexican Government and Pandemic Strategist, Hugo Lopez-Gatell, This Monday warned that after 11 weeks of decline, COVID-19 epidemic It has changed its trajectory and started to rise, especially in the ten states of the country.
He explained that when the authorities mentioned the third wave of risks before Easter (March 28 to April 3), “we are referring to this situation.”
This Monday, Mexico According to the Ministry of Health, there have been 127 new deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic in the past 24 hours, with a total of 212,466 deaths.
Health authorities have also registered 1,308 new infections in the daily technical report on the incidence of the coronavirus, bringing a total of 2,306,910 confirmed cases.
With these data, Mexico is the third country with the most deaths in the world, second only to United States and Brazil according to Johns Hopkins University.
However, the actual figures will be even higher because the government admitted at the end of March that the number of deaths in the country has exceeded 300,000 since its establishment. Pandemic.
Regarding the vaccination plan, it is reported that until today Mexico In one day on Sunday, 14,368,074 doses of anti-covid-19 vaccine have been vaccinated, of which 127,244 doses.
In addition, it was reported that a total of 3,927,307 people received the two doses required to complete the vaccination schedule.
The current vaccination program includes adults over 60, medical staff and some educators.