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Mexico coronavirus conference. Covid-19 topics of February 20

Mexico adds 179 thousand 797 deaths from covid-19, 832 more than yesterday, and registers 2 million 38 thousand 276 accumulated cases of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, according to the report released by the Ministry of Health on February 20 .

Until now, one million 590 thousand 696 people have recovered from the virus, while there are 2 million 233 thousand 973 estimated cases, of which 56 thousand 533 are estimated active cases.

In the current epidemiological traffic light, Guanajuato and Guerrero are in red, while there are 21 states in orange, eight in yellow and only Chiapas in green.

CdMx, the only state with the highest occupancy of beds with a fan due to covid-19

Mexico City is the entity that registers the highest hospital occupancy for patients with covid-19 who require a ventilator, registering 65 percent; Edomex and Nuevo León follow with 49 and 45 percent, respectively.

Meanwhile, in general beds, CdMx, Puebla and Edomex register the highest occupancy with 60, 57 and 56 percent, respectively. Of the 32,185 total beds, 20,945 are available.

More than 1.6 million anticovid doses have been applied

So far, in the country one million 656 thousand 304 vaccines have been applied against covid-19, of which 545 thousand 261 are for older adults who have been administered the biological AstraZeneca, reported the director of Epidemiology, José Luis Alomía.

He explained that today 55 thousand 742 doses were applied and that 67% of health personnel, that is, 445 thousand 418, have already completed the vaccination schedule with the Pfizer product.

López-Gatell has mild symptoms of covid-19; Alomy isolates himself by having contact with him

The Undersecretary of Health has mild symptoms of covid-19 and his health is stable, reported the director of Epidemiology. He assured that the official remains in communication with his team, following up on the response actions to the epidemic and especially the vaccination program.

Alomía said that he will remain isolated because he was López-Gatell’s contact, but assured that he is in very good health.

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