Coronavirus in Mexico as of February 17: 21,565 cases and 470 deaths were reported in the last day


So far, 5,366,405 total infections and 314,598 deaths have been recorded (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

The Ministry of Health (SSa) updated the Figures cover COVID-19 in Mexico for this Thursday February 17th. Through the General Directorate of Epidemiology, it issued its Daily Technical Report on the coronavirus in the country and so far they have been counted. 5 million 366 thousand 405 total infections Y 314 thousand 598 deaths since the pandemic began in the country.

So in the last 24 hours they were recorded 21 thousand 565 new cases Y 470 deaths in the last day. In addition, 82,102 estimated active cases were reported throughout the country. For the information cutoff at 5:00 p.m., the health authorities shared that 4 million 612 thousand 278 people have recovered from the disease.

The incidence rate of accumulated cases is 4 thousand 124.2 per 100 thousand inhabitantsthis parameter is adjusted to the projection of the population at the beginning of the 2022 period according to CONAPO (National Population Council).

In the last 24 hours, 21,565 new cases and 470 deaths were registered in the last day (Photo: Daily Technical Report COVID-19 Mexico/SSa)
In the last 24 hours, 21,565 new cases and 470 deaths were registered in the last day (Photo: Daily Technical Report COVID-19 Mexico/SSa)

Regarding the distribution by sex of confirmed infections in Mexico, the health authorities highlighted that there is a predominance of 51.8% of cases in womenwhile the overall median age is 39 years.

Refering to graph of confirmed cases accumulated by statesthere are no changes in the top 10 entities that lead the statistics, which together make up the 64% of all cumulative cases accounted for.

These entities are the following: Mexico City (one million 317 thousand 780), Mexico state (506 thousand 607), New Lion (295 thousand 369), Guanajuato (267 thousand 40), Jalisco (221 thousand 712), Tabasco (186 thousand 865), San Luis Potosi (172 thousand 140), Veracruz (160 thousand 599), Puebla (160 thousand 558) and sound (157 thousand 673).

Until the information cut off this Thursday, the health authorities reported 14,197 suspicious deaths from COVID-19 (Photo: Ministry of Health)
Until the information cut off this Thursday, the health authorities reported 14,197 suspicious deaths from COVID-19 (Photo: Ministry of Health)

For this Thursday’s report, the hospital occupation throughout the country again registered changes in demand. saturation of general beds to treat non-severe SARS-CoV-2 patients down to 27%, one percentage point less in relation to the previous day’s report. While the demand for beds with respiratory ventilator is at 20%one point less compared to Wednesday, February 16.

At the state level, the entity that registered the most general hospitalizations until the last information report of the IRAG Network Information System is Aguascalientes, which has an occupancy rate of 41.70 percent, followed by Mexico City with 39.65 percent.

Until the cut of information this Thursday, the health authorities reported 14 thousand 197 deaths suspected by COVID-19which include three thousand 292 pending by laboratory and 10 thousand 905 that are in the process of association epidemiology in the SISVER.

For this Thursday's report, hospital occupancy throughout the country again registered changes in demand (Photo: Ministry of Health)
For this Thursday’s report, hospital occupancy throughout the country again registered changes in demand (Photo: Ministry of Health)

National Vaccination Campaign against COVID-19

As part of the application of the third antigen booster in the population, one million 140 thousand 834 doses reported for this day. So there are 174 million 967 thousand 379 doses supplied accumulated since the immunization against SARS-CoV-2 began.

In relation to the number of vaccinated people, there are 78 million 89 thousand 191 who already have the complete scheme (which represents 93% of the population) and 6 million 831 thousand 619 people with new schemes (7% of the population). Total, To date, 84 million 920 thousand 810 people already immunized have been registered.

Mexico has received 202 million 459 thousand 735 vaccines (dose) of different pharmaceutical companies from December 23 to date, to cover the entire vaccinable population and avoid greater deaths from the disease.

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