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More lethal than violence: in 2020 more Mexicans died from COVID-19 than from homicides


#In comparison, between #January and #November, in #Mexico 32,759 murdered people were reported: it represents 98 a day, one every 15 minutes, or four per hour (#Photo: REUTERS / #Edgard #Garrido)

#At the end of 2020, #Mexico will have four times more deaths from COVID-19 than from murders and femicides.

#After the 123,845 deaths from the new coronavirus, reported this #Tuesday by the #Ministry of #Health, the average since #March 18, when the first death in the country linked to the pandemic was registered, is 433 deaths per day: one every 3.3 minutes or 18 per hour.

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#In comparison, between #January and #November, in #Mexico 32,759 murdered people were reported: it represents 98 a day, one every 15 minutes, or four per hour.

#According to the most recent update of the #Executive #Secretariat of the #National #Public #Security #System (SESNSP), consulted by #Excelsior, of this last total, 31,871 correspond to intentional homicides and 888 to femicides.

Some of the main comorbidities suffered by those who died from COVID-19 are: hypertension with 46%, diabetes with 38%, obesity with 23%, and smoking with 8% (Photo: EFE / Miguel Sierra)
#Some of the main comorbidities suffered by those who died from COVID-19 are: hypertension with 46%, diabetes with 38%, obesity with 23%, and smoking with 8% (#Photo: EFE / #Miguel #Sierra)

#Some of the main comorbilidades suffered by those who died from COVID-19 are: hypertension with 46%, diabetes with 38%, obesity with 23%, and smoking with 8%.

#According to the #Secretariat’s statistics, during the year of the SARS-CoV-2 virus pandemic, #Mexico did not register a noticeable reduction compared to 2019.

#Last year there were 32,637 victims of intentional homicide and femicide: an average of 98 per day. #In 2018, with a total of 31,663 murders, the average was 95 victims every 24 hours. #In 2017, after 26,993 homicides and femicides had been registered, it was 81. #In 2016, with 21,111 victims, the average was 63 a day, and in 2015, with 16,778, it was 50.

#Given the increase in coronavirus cases, the government of #Mexico launched the application of the vaccine to health personnel caring for patients with the disease infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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Of this last total, 31,871 correspond to intentional homicides and 888 to femicides (Photo: REUTERS / Luis Cortés)
#Of this last total, 31,871 correspond to intentional homicides and 888 to femicides (#Photo: REUTERS / #Luis #Cortés)

#During the evening press conference this #Monday, #Ruy López #Ridaura, #Director #General of the #National #Center for #Disease #Control and #Preventive #Programs, reported that there are already 9,579 antigens applied to the cut of this #December 28.

“In the first phase that we began on #December 24, a balance of a little less than 3,000 doses applied was obtained, on the second day, with a shipment that was received on #Saturday, on #Sunday there was an intense day in #Mexico #City and #Today the number of vaccination sites in #Mexico #City was expanded and vaccine application sites were incorporated in both #Saltillo and #Monterrey“#Said the official.

#He added that the SSa is taking care that each hospital unit prioritizes the application to health workers who are at greater risk of contracting the SARS-CoV-2 virus. #Immediately afterwards, the medical personnel least exposed to the spread of the disease will be immunized.

The Ministry of Health announced, this Wednesday, December 30, 2020, the record of 12,406 new infections, as well as 1,052 deaths caused by COVID-19, a disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, in the country (Photo : EFE / Archive)
The #Ministry of #Health announced, this #Wednesday, #December 30, 2020, the record of 12,406 new infections, as well as 1,052 deaths caused by COVID-19, a disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, in the country (#Photo : EFE / #Archive)

#Currently, the only vaccine that is being applied and that is approved in #Mexico and with whom we have a progressive supply contract is with #Pfizer-BioNTech. #Remember that it is a vaccine of this novel molecular platform, which is #Messenger #Ribonucleic #Acid and, therefore, stability and the cold chain is a very important component to keep it below 70 degrees a few hours before its application.

The #Ministry of #Health announced, this #Wednesday, #December 30, 2020, the record of 12,406 new infections, as well as 1,052 deaths caused by COVID-19, a disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, in the country.

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#That way, until the day 214 of the new normal, have been recorded 1,413,935 accumulated confirmed cases and 124,897 deaths caused by coronavirus disease. The health authorities also reported the existence of 38,819 suspected cases with possibility of outcome, as well as a total of 1,779,053 negatives and 3,596,935 people studied since the first case registered in the country. #On the other hand, to this day 1,066,771 people have been discharged after recovering from the disease.

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