The federal Ministry of Health announced this Sunday, November 21 the first 10 entities that accumulate the highest number of cases of COVID on Mexico.
In his daily technical report on COVID that he published until 5:00 p.m. this Sunday, He specified that among these entities are:
- Mexico City
- Mexico state
- New Lion
- San Luis Potosi
He indicated that these states together make up more than two thirds (66%) of all accumulated cases registered in the country by COVID.
Although the federal Secretary of Health, Jorge Alcocer, reported a few days ago that there are already small indications of a fourth wave of COVID-19 on Mexico, the epidemiological semaphore map of COVID-19 showed that all entities are in green, except for the state of Baja California which is in orange.
On Mexico, the Ministry of Health indicated, until this Sunday, that they have confirmed 3 million 863 thousand 362 total cases and 292 thousand 471 total deaths by COVID.
He noted that the distribution by sex in confirmed cases of COVID shows a predominance in women with 50.2% and the median age in general is 39 years.
At the information cutoff on Sunday, the Ministry of Health added that they have registered 18,661 active cases from COVID with an incidence rate of 14.5 per 100 thousand inhabitants.
He also announced that in the last five weeks, most of the cases are present in the groups of 18 to 29 years, followed by the group of 30 to 39 years and finally 40 to 49 years.
Among the basic measures the Health Secretary recommended:
- Maintain a healthy distance, at least 1.5 meters away from each other
- Protection and care of the elderly
- The most important measure is voluntary social isolation
- Follow the recommendations of healthy distance and prevention measures if visiting older adults
- Use of face masks
- Frequent hand washing
- Ventilation in closed places
- Remote greeting
- Do not greet with a kiss, hand or hug
For more information on vaccination COVID, visit the page vaccinacovid.gob.mx