Mexico registered 6,513 cases of Covid-19 and 270 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported today in its morning update.
With these figures, the national record of patients rose to 2,978,330 people and 270,000 deaths since February 2020, the report shows.
Meanwhile, it adds, the speed of transmission of the coronavirus kept a decrease of 1.0 percent in the period from July 25 to 31 compared to the previous week.
However, there are 125 thousand 862 individuals in the country who began with symptoms of the infection in the past 14 days and are those who contribute to the spread of the virus to other people, the report specifies.
Also, although slowly, hospital occupancy increased to 53 percent in standard beds. Those with ventilator remained at 44 percent. The updated report indicates that yesterday 355,273 doses of vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 virus were administered, after which 72 million 488,230 Mexicans (56 percent) have at least one dose of the available ones.
Mexico has 127 million inhabitants, but about 118 are those who will receive the vaccine, the rest are under 18 years of age and are not yet included in the plan.
This week, the arrival of 989 thousand 690 doses is expected, of which 115 thousand 700 arrived yesterday from Chicago, Illinois, United States. They are from Astra Zeneca laboratory and another 873 thousand 990 from pharmaceutical company Pfizer will arrive between today and tomorrow.