Coronavirus in Mexico as of December 29: 5,290 infections in the last day, the highest number since October

(Photo: EFE / Carlos Ramírez)

The Health Secretary (SSa) issued its Technical report on the progression of the disease COVID-19 in Mexico. For the information cut-off at 5:00 p.m., they registered 5 thousand 290 new infections Y 188 deaths in the last day.

Throughout the last week of December 2021 there was a considerable increase in daily infections, the figure for this December 29 is the most high that you have from the October 15th when they reported 5 thousand 203 cases.

For the December 28 report, 4,426 infections were reported, so there is an increase of 864 infections in the last 24 hours.

(Photo: Daily Technical Report COVID-19 México / SSa)
(Photo: Daily Technical Report COVID-19 México / SSa)

Since the pandemic began in the country until now, 3 million 961 thousand 662 accumulated cases Y 299 thousand 132 total deaths by COVID-19. There are also 581 thousand 630 suspected cases, 27 thousand 820 estimated active cases and 3 million 304 thousand 774 people have recovered from the disease.

The health authorities also specified that the incidence rate accumulated cases is 3 thousand 071.7 for every 100 thousand inhabitants. Regarding the distribution by sex of confirmed infections, there is a predominance in women with 50.2%, the median age is 39 years.

The Daily Report registered the first 10 states that accumulate the highest number of cases, which is broken down below the number of infections they have so far:

Mexico City (998 thousand 578), Mexico state (382 thousand 995), Nuevo León (209 thousand 417), Guanajuato (202 thousand 947), Jalisco (165 thousand 860), Tabasco (144 thousand 275), Puebla (126 thousand 536), Veracruz (124 thousand 773), Sonora (122 thousand 898) and San Luis Potosí (107 thousand 852), which together make up 65% of all accumulated cases registered in the country.

About him age group with higher infections, in the last five weeks the variant remains unchanged, according to the health authorities. The people of 18 to 29 years are the ones that register the most infections, followed by those with 30 to 39 years and finally there is that of 40 to 49 years old.

The number of active infections throughout the country was also specified. Until the informative cut-off at 5:00 p.m., 25 thousand 718 active cases with an incidence rate of 19.9 per 100 thousand inhabitants.

Active cases are those that stay on course, are considered the last 14 days from a positive result and the first symptoms of the disease, so the data shared by the health authorities correspond from December 16 to 29.

The hospital situation in Mexico presented changes in relation to the last report. It increased two percentage points of the general occupancy, there is a use of 15% of general beds to treat COVID-19 patients. While the occupancy of beds with a fan remains at 11 percent.

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