The Ministry of Health reported, on the afternoon of Friday, January 14, 2022, that Mexico registered 44,293 new infections of covid-19 for a total of 4 million 302 thousand 069 cases, in addition to 195 deaths to reach 301 thousand 107 total deaths.
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The more than 44 thousand infections represent the highest number of cases, in addition to the fact that on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 33 thousand 626, 44 thousand 187 and 43 thousand 523 cases were reported, respectively.
Despite these figures, Mexico remains the sixteenth country in the world in number of confirmed infections.
The health authorities recognize that, based on death certificates, the country may be close to 451,000 deaths and they estimate that Mexico actually accumulates 4,547,861 infections.
Of the number of confirmed cases, there are 301 thousand 107 active, who have presented symptoms during the last 14 days and account for 6.4% of the total.
In addition, since the start of the pandemic, 3,396,946 people have recovered.
The average occupancy of general beds in hospitals stands at 28% and the use of intensive care beds at 16%.
Regarding deaths, Mexico City accumulates about 18% of all deaths nationwide.
The authorities also indicated that within the vaccination program 154.61 million doses have been administered, adding 937 thousand 885 during the last day.
Of the 126 million inhabitants, 82.73 million already have at least one dose of the vaccine.
Meanwhile, 75.06 million have completed their vaccination schedule.
Since the end of December 2020, 201.3 million vaccine doses have arrived in Mexico from the Americans Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna, the British AstraZeneca, the Russian Sputnik V and the Chinese CanSino and Sinovac.
With information from EFE