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Coronavirus in Mexico: 1,440 deaths and 21,007 infections were added

This January 22, José Luis Alomía Zegarra, Director General of Epidemiology reported from the National Palace that in Mexico confirmed deaths because of coronavirus (COVID-19) add up 147,614 and what’s up 1,732,290 confirmed cases accumulated. This means that 1,440 people died in one day and 21,007 became infected.

Mexico City and the State of Mexico are the entities with the highest number of active contagions (with start date of the last 14 days by the positivity index, by entity and epidemiological week). At the national level 119,665 cases (6%) are estimated.

Also, there are more than 2,000 suspicious deaths that could add up to the total in the next 24 hours. Also, they have been counted 2,192, 426 negative cases, 1,291,940 people recovered and 4,353,072 people notified.

The undersecretary of Health and strategist of the Government of Mexico against covid-19, Hugo López-Gatell.  EFE / PRESIDENCY / EDITORIAL USE ONLY The undersecretary of Health and strategist of the Government of Mexico against covid-19, Hugo López-Gatell. . / PRESIDENCY / EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Alomía Zegarra pointed out that this day it’s one year since the first press conference that was held in Mexico to inform the population about COVID-19. He said that at that time there were 283 cases in China, and today there are more than 2 million deaths from the disease.

On January 29, the Covax collaboration mechanism of the who will issue its vaccine distribution plan for the world, and Mexico is up to date with the requirements for the first and second rounds of supply of available vaccines.

The Ministry of Health reiterates to the population to maintain sanitary measures to prevent contagion risks; It recommended avoiding the use of oxygen tanks without medical evaluation and especially avoiding the use of oxygen concentrators or devices not suitable for human beings.

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