July 25, 2021
CDMX, Edomex, and Jalisco are the states with the most active cases
In the last 24 hours, there were 15,823 infections and 362 deaths from COVID-19 in the country
The Ministry of Health ( SSa ) reported that until this Saturday, July 24, 2,741,983 accumulated cases of coronavirus have been registered, in addition to 238,316 deaths due to the disease. However, in the last 24 hours, there was an increase of 15,823 infections and 362 deaths.
According to the daily technical statement, to date 103,879 active cases of the disease were also estimated in the country; that is, patients who began to present symptoms in the last 14 days (July 11 to 24, 2021) and who, if they do not comply with all health measures, could potentially contribute to the transmission of the virus.
In this sense, the states with the highest number of active cases of SARS-CoV-2 in descending order are: Mexico City, State of Mexico, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Veracruz, Sinaloa, Quintana Roo , who have more than 3,000 cases; followed by Guerrero, Tabasco, Sonora, Nayarit, Baja California Sur, Yucatán, Guanajuato, Oaxaca, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, Hidalgo, Querétaro, Michoacán, Puebla, Colima and Coahuila, which together concentrate 95% of these cases in the country.
(Illustration Infobae Mexico)
Regarding hospital availability, the average occupancy of general beds in health centers is 34% and 33% for intensive therapy beds.
The states with the highest percentage in general bed occupancy are Durango (69%), Guerrero (67%) and Mexico City (64%). In turn, those with the highest percentage of beds with ventilators are Nayarit (66%), Colima (59%) and Sinaloa (57%).
The previous figures position Mexico as the fourth country in the world with the most deaths from the coronavirus, only below the United States, Brazil and India; and it is number 16 in the number of infections, according to the latest update from Johns Hopkins University.
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COVID traffic light
This Friday, the federal health agency updated the COVID-19 Epidemiological Traffic Light, which will be in effect from July 26 to August 8.
Thus, after six months, there will be a state in ” red ” (maximum risk of contagion): Sinaloa, who had already announced it since last week. On the contrary, in color ” green ” (low risk) there will be only three states: Aguascalientes, Chiapas and Coahuila. They are 16 less than in the last general report, which shows a clear increase in this third wave of infections.
In ” orange ” (high risk) will be 13 entities: Baja California Sur, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Veracruz, Hidalgo, Mexico City, State of Mexico, Guerrero, Oaxaca and Quintana Roo. They are eight more than three weeks ago.
While in ” yellow ” or moderate risk, there will be 15 entities: Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Durango, Zacatecas, San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Michoacán, Morelos, Tlaxcala, Puebla, Tabasco, Campeche and Yucatán. They are seven more than the last report.
(Illustration: Infobae México)
Regarding the day of the National Vaccination Strategy against SARS-CoV-2, 59,580,006 biologicals have been applied since December 24, and until Friday, July 23. In total, 41,539,250 people over 18 years of age have at least one dose, a figure that represents 43%.
Of that amount, 23,602,901 people completed their two-dose schedule, representing 57%; and 17,936,349, that is, 43%, have received the first dose.
By state, Baja California remains at 79% progress in immunization of people over 18 years of age; Baja California Sur, 74%; Mexico City, 73%; Chihuahua, 69%; Quintana Roo, 57%; Sinaloa, 55%; Yucatan, 55%; and Aguascalientes, 54%.